Startup Tips are for Women Too!

Ms. Career Girl

The post Startup Tips are for Women Too! Ladies, the number of women-owned business in the US has grown to over 9.1 million people, according to the National Association of Women Business Owners. It won’t hurt to find a business mentor.

Women 81

Do You Have a Mentor? You Should!


I have been very fortunate in my life to have to been born into families with powerful women. Born and raised by powerful women, I have surrounded myself with them and built a network of mutually beneficial relationships. Do you have a mentor? Women Empowerment.

Trending Sources

Tips for Young Women in the Workforce

Resume Bear

There has been a lot of buzz lately about women in the workplace, caused to a large degree by Sheryl Sandberg’s recent book Lean In , which encourages women to “lean in” to their ambitions and to speak up so their voices are heard. Shepard, that can help women advance in the workplace.

Women 40

How 5 Women Found Success Their Own Way

Ms. Career Girl

The post How 5 Women Found Success Their Own Way appeared first on Ms. Women have worked hard for workplace equality, with some taking their fates into their own hands by following their own dreams. Louisa May Alcott is best known for her book Little Women, which was published in 1868.

Goals 21

Working Women Need Wives

Career Solvers

Women now make up at least half of the American workforce. And based on a research study from the Pew Research Center, one out of five married women are more educated and earn more money than their husbands. At home: Catch up on work while your family works.

company wants to have tea with my family as part of an international interview

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m going on a final interview in another country next week, and they’re flying out my whole family so we can decide together if we want to expatriate. I got an email today asking me and my family (my partner and our two children) to meet for tea in the late afternoon. Suzanne, in addition to being a friend and mentor and the person who inspired me to start Ask a Manager, moved from the U.S.

We need to talk more about Melinda Gates

Penelope Trunk

She wants credit for balancing work and family, because when it comes to women competing for the admiration of other women, this is what matters most to most women. Mentoring I took my son to a Lady Gaga concert. I could tell you that.

How to manage a career in 2012

Penelope Trunk

Actually, age 35 for women and 40 for men.) In this case there would need to be a family talk about boundaries and how one person’s dreams cannot depend on impossible career feats by the other person. She coaches families on how to create systems that promote family happiness.

2012 48

Blueprint for a Woman's Life

Penelope Trunk

And I realized one day, while I had a particularly long car ride, that I am actually feeling like I know what women should be doing with their adult life. So, it makes sense that after getting to age 45 I am ready to tell all women how to live their adult life. Women

Women 62

book review, other people's families, and mango sticky - — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager book review, other people’s families, and mango sticky rice April 5, 2011 There’s a very nice review of my e-book over at YouShouldOnlyKnow , a blog I have long adored, run by Erica Manney.

Women in Medicine: The Great Balancing Act

Ms. Career Girl

The post Women in Medicine: The Great Balancing Act appeared first on Ms. Women in the medical profession, believe it or not, is now closer than ever to being equals to their male medical colleagues. By their sheer number, women are making a big difference.

Why men should give women flowers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Why men should give women flowers Posted to: Learn to take advice | Office Politics October 28th, 2009 Women like receiving flowers. Men know that women in general like flowers, but men also believe that women they know personally do not like flowers. The women they know are the exception to the rule. women? Is this your first time here?

Take more advice. It will help you.

Penelope Trunk

So then I wrote a post titled, “I hate USA Today and I don’t f **g care if you’re sick of me ranting about how women cannot have it all. You know where we saw US women’s soccer win? Mentoring

A Teacher’s Perspective: Career Advice I Wish I Would Have Followed

Ms. Career Girl

Before, during and even after college, I was given a lot of career advice from my family and mentors. I didn’t choose certain majors that I had a passion for because of negative comments from friends and family).

Working Mothers & What it Means to Be a Woman


*This post is sponsored by Kronos who is a proud supporter of International Women’s Day on March 8. Be sure to view the powerful video on women in history below. . Women can’t work and be a parent. Celebrating Women on March 8, Women’s International Day.

The ONE Thing You Must Do To Be a Better Negotiator

Ms. Career Girl

But the most interesting part is that women reported much more discomfort around negotiating a raise than men did. Since I’ve long identified myself with those 66% of women. Instead of arguing as yourself, pretend you are your mentor or agent.

2016 64

How To Be a Better Person: 101 Ways (and All New August Challenge!!)

Personal Excellence Blog

Find a mentor. A mentor guides you to become greater than you can be by yourself. You should only get a mentor if (a) the person has something to teach you (b) your personalities gel with each other. At the same time, they themselves had mentors who guided them.

Smart Women Have Rituals for Success

Telecommuting Journal

Recently, I’ve had the opportunity to travel to multiple women’s conferences and speak to scores of women entrepreneurs about their Big Ideas, Dreams and Goals. A mentor once shared with me that “the slightest shift can create the most dramatic impact.”

Why Women Settle, and Give Up On Their Dreams And What Can Be Done.

Career Makeover Coach

Such a simple and somewhat obvious statement, but surprisingly for many women, it rings distant from their reality. I don’t mean that all women are walking around miserable. And the push for all of this has left many women feeling overwhelmed, lost and just plain tired.

Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the mix Posted to: Entrepreneurship | Money | Negotiating November 25th, 2009 Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I think its safe to say that for the majority of people, Thanksgiving is not about goodness and gratitude, but rather, family drama. There are pieces of the family business I’m dying to tell you about.

Embracing Challenging Career Options: Part 1, Careers for Women in Science

Career Key

This week, it's women in science. Some believe/hope President Obama is ushering in an era of “geek chic” and greater support for scientific inquiry – and women in science. What inspires me is not how many women are in certain positions, but what kinds of lives they lead.

I will review your resume this week

Ask A Manager

I get a lot of requests to give people feedback on their resumes, but because it’s time-consuming to do it well, I usually turn them down unless they’re friends or family. s leaked layoff memo how to write a perfect cover letter where does mentoring pay off the most?

Resumebear helping veterans entering the civilian workforce

Resume Bear

Men and women who have served our country possess qualities and skills that are of great value to employers, including a strong work ethic, leadership and problem solving. Protect yourself and your family with free Identity Theft Protection, courtesy of ResumeBear.

is my employer plotting against me?

Ask A Manager

The I’ve been with this small, family owned, business for 5 years (passed down from a father to his daughter and son when he passed away) and I’ve seen a lot of unfair behaviour on their behalf. About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager is my employer plotting against me?

10 Ways To Network Your Way To A New Job

Career Realism

Utilize School/Employment Careers Officers, Friends, Family, And Acquaintances. Rotary club, Lions Club International, women’s clubs such as Zonta and Soroptimist International are involved in charity fundraisers and other community/cultural events. Find A Mentor Or Patron.

How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business

Ms. Career Girl

Stay in Learning Mode and Get a Mentor! I met my mentors at industry events and classes that I signed up to learn what I needed to know about the beverage business before I got in too deep. Women’s intuition is a powerful tool.

2017 21

Secrets about personality type no one dares to tell you

Penelope Trunk

I learned INTP women look nothing like INTP men. I learned that INTJ men almost always marry ENFP women. They are great at managing a career and they attract mentors easily because who doesn’t want to mentor a rising star?

2015 31

update: should I take off my engagement ring for job interviews?

Ask A Manager

It did not help that most of the women within my own family hadn’t worked in awhile and at the time, I was sorely in need of good mentors. Remember the letter-writer who had been advised to take off her engagement ring for job interviews (first published in 2012 and then reprinted for Inc. in October of this year )? Here’s the update. I am the person who asked this question a few years ago and I know I’m long overdue for an update!

5 Tips to Navigating a Career Transition Successfully

Career Realism

If you find that one person’s advice and counsel is particularly useful ask them to mentor you on a regular basis. A good mentor can make the transition from one career into another much easier. Often, friends and family won’t be as supportive as they could be.

Post-Retirement Lady Luck Lets The Money Roll In

Resume Bear

When retirement comes, many women still need or want to generate income to support the household. Many opportunities are available to women today that range from building a home-based consulting business to selling crafts and fashions online.

How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business

Ms. Career Girl

Stay in Learning Mode and Get a Mentor! I met my mentors at industry events and classes that I signed up to learn what I needed to know about the beverage business before I got in too deep. Women’s intuition is a powerful tool.

2017 11

What Gen Yers don't know about themselves

Penelope Trunk

And Gen Y women are renowned for dressing up at work in great clothes regardless of how much money they make or what the rest of the office is wearing. So, for example, Gen Y might appear to be creating a revolution at work by demanding flex-time, fair-wage salaries, and good mentoring.

2011 62

10 Helpful Job Search Resources For Veterans

Career Realism

Chamber of Commerce’s vast network of state and local chambers and other strategic partners from the public, private, and non-profit sectors, their goal is to create a movement across America in hundreds of communities where veterans and military families return every day.

Gates, Buffett, Kevin Rose and Pete Cashmore: Entrepreneurs Speak

Resume Bear

From her, future business owners will pick up some excellent pointers on sharpening their leadership acumen, the importance of mentors and self-preservation, and other excellent personal and professional matters.

4 Things Not To Do When Trying To Find Your Passion

Career Realism

Talking to a new mentor about options for you? Your network, your friends, your family, random strangers. Christie Mims is the Founder and CEO of The Revolutionary Club , the number one destination for smart women who are unwilling to settle for anything less than career happiness.

2014 41

Utter Madness

Ms. Career Girl

He was going to stay with family friends that he had lived with in grad school and I was going to stay with none other than my friend/boss/mentor –yep, Nicole Crimaldi took this almost homeless girl in. The 20s are a mad time but there is mad and there is mad.

Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Hardly

Evil HR Lady

So, when I hear women whining about being discriminated against I always have to stop and wonder, is it illegal discrimination or different choices? Women should have to choose whether to be successful or have a family while men can have both. Women are.

my work friends are being weird about me resigning, pushy recruiters want “salary confirmation,” and more

Ask A Manager

They become my “group” at work: I’ve become close friends with one of the women, and while I don’t often see the other two outside of work, we stick together at work events and go out for lunch. Should I include my experience mentoring new vegans on my resume? Going vegan is difficult not just because it involves changing habits, but also because friends and family are not always supportive. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

my boss asks us to pick up his lunch for him — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

My store manager tends to only hire women, and part of the reason I think is this: He frequently (several times a week) asks one of us to go get lunch for him.

US 3

What Drives Ms. Career Girl? Interviews the MCG team

Ms. Career Girl

As a site dedicated to the careers and lives of young women, Ms. Career Girl often gets asked why sites just for women are important when there are so many great business resources already available. Women have no bounds. The post What Drives Ms. Career Girl?