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Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Thursday, March 10th, 2011 20 Careers Where Women Outnumber Men I know that Tuesday was International Working Women’s Day, but since I think we should celebrate working women (and men!)

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Women in the Workplace: Bossiness & Ideas for Change (Part Two)


In last week’s post , I wrote about how women struggle with the issue of likeability in the workplace as well as the fine line women often have to walk, especially in male-dominated professions. This week I will look at how the assertive woman is viewed in the workplace, and I will propose some possibilities for changing our way of thinking about gender and success in the workplace. These are attitudes held by both men and women. Work women in the workplace

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7 Ways to Earn More Respect and Influence as a Young Professional Woman

Ms. Career Girl

During my first year out of college, I worked in a legal organization that assists men and women from all over the world. Many of the clients are men from countries where women aren’t highly valued, let alone taken seriously or even allowed in professional atmospheres.

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Are Looks Important in a Marriage Decision? (Would I Have Married Ken If I Didn’t Find Him Attractive?)

Personal Excellence Blog

Basically Ken used to suffer from premature male-pattern hair loss , a condition where men and women lose hair at their temples and/or the top of their scalps. “Hi Celes, I’ve read your soulmate series on how you met Ken.

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Universal pre-K is bad for everyone

Penelope Trunk

Alphabet Horse In his last State of the Union speech President Obama proposed that we have universal preschool in the US. Women have been very vocal about not wanting to work full-time while they have kids. Women don’t want a preschool system. Here is my proposed solution.

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S.F. weighs protecting ex-cons seeking homes, jobs


Ex-convicts may soon become a "protected class" in San Francisco - joining African Americans, Latinos, gays, transgender people, pregnant women and the disabled. A proposal being circulated at City Hall would make it illegal for landlords and employers to discriminate against applicants solely because they were "previously incarcerated.". Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile.

How To Go Back To Work After Raising Kids

Career Realism

Propose the problem you want to solve, and have them help you find the people that need it solved in your area. Job Search professional women unrelated work experience How can you show your skills from previous jobs are relevant after a 10-year hiatus?

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Becoming More Confident and Assertive at Work and School

Ms. Career Girl

I absolutely HATED making mistakes, even if it was something small and insignificant like forgetting to cite a source in my research proposals. career career women college goals personal development quarterlife crisis thoughts twentysomethings uncategorized your first job

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Three Ways You Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

Ms. Career Girl

When women and men with the same level of experience, doing the same job at the same level of performance, are paid differently, a gender pay gap exists. That means that American women are paid the same for 8 hours of work that men are paid for 10 hours; they work 2 hours in every 10 for free.

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Who is the Happiest Woman You Know?

Careers Done Write

Coincidentally, as we prepare to celebrate our country’s independence, I found a most intriguing article by Anne-Marie Slaughter titled, Why Women Still Can’t Have it All. I encourage women and men to read this article. It’s not about women’s rights.

Why Minimum Wage Is A Women’s Issue

Career Realism

You might’ve already heard about President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $9 per hour in an effort to tie in earnings with the cost of living – something several Americans have been struggling with, especially women. Why is the minimum wage a women’s issue?

3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences

Ms. Career Girl

More precisely, she co-authored the Amazon best-seller on the topic, Get Picked: Tips, Tricks and Tools for Creating an Irresistible Speaker Proposal. As described by Erik , “She is a relationship genius,” and one of the sharpest business women he’s ever met.

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The Next Generation of Women Leaders

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 The Next Generation of Women Leaders I recently read Selena Rezvani’s new book, The Next Generation of Women Leaders: What You Need to Learn But Won’t Learn in Business School.

How to find the most fulfilling careers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Thanks to dating sites, we have a great way to gather data about the human condition without having to write grant proposals to the National Science Foundation. Engineers For Women: 1. Who will do these jobs if all the women quit?

What To Do When Your Boss Acts Like An A**hole

Ms. Career Girl

In the professional world, there is a belief that women are too emotional and react emotionally in very practical situations. By calling women emotional in an offensive context, you create a sense of guilt, which makes them disregard their intuition that a certain experience is wrong.

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Sexism, Jill Abramson’s Firing, and How it Impacts Your Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

It is a well-documented fact that women in America make on average 23% less than men in comparable positions, and it’s also been long-established that this is a conversation no one wants to have. Women on the White House staff make an average of 88 cents for every dollar made by men.).

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Does Your Leave Policy Promote the Working Parent?


While checking out some articles trending for International Women’s Day this past Sunday I came across this neat article in the Washington Post, “An unusual new policy for working mothers” in which they describe Vodafone Group’s new global maternity policy.

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Read the Inspiring Story of Real Career Girl, Danielle Wilson, CEO of Aero Jet Medical & United Medivac Solutions

Ms. Career Girl

My most memorable project has to be our company start – after our proposal was accepted, our new team had five days over Memorial Day weekend in 2005 to interview, hire and train employees.

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Chicago Girls Listen Up!

Ms. Career Girl

Hi Girls, My goal for 2012 is to create a community of young professional women via MsCareerGirl.com who can help each other professionally and have a bit of fun together too! Wedding Proposal Contest- over $10k in prizes! Young Professional Women of Chicago Happy Hour.

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom

Resume Bear

” Precedents for such a proposal could be found in the writings of canonical American thinkers such as Thomas Paine and Henry George. Martin Luther King Jr. was working hard to get people to Washington, DC.

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Negotiating: From Salary To Your Next Career Move [FREE WEBINAR]

Career Realism

Here’s an empowering thought: When it comes to negotiating skills women have a ton of advantages over men, such as being great listeners, being excellent at building consensus, and having an empathetic nature. What can you propose to help them meet their goal without compromising yours?

Career Confession: My life is monotonous

Ms. Career Girl

Because I want that next promotion sooner rather than later, I agree to write a new business proposal, leaving me in my cube until 8:00 or 8:30 p.m. Career Confessions Work career advice career women college first job gen y generation Y life millennials thoughts twentysomethings

most popular posts of 2016

Ask A Manager

Interviewing a job candidate who won’t shake hands with women. I was fired from my internship for writing a proposal for a more flexible dress code. I was fired from my internship for writing a proposal for a more flexible dress code. Ask a Manager’s traffic continued to increase this year, with nearly 25 million visitors and more than 50 million page views. Thanks for your part in that!

Marriage Or Career? Don’t Ask Me.

Ms. Career Girl

At this point, if you want to start a conversation with me about when I’m going to start my marriage or career, it had best be because you are about to either hire me or propose. Career Confessions uncategorized career career women expectations marriage self worth

letting new parents bring babies to work every day

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m planning to make a suggestion/proposal to HR to ask them to consider implementing a policy which would allow new mothers to bring their infants to work for a certain number of months after they are born. Note that I’m saying parents here, not mothers; if a company does this, they shouldn’t restrict it to women.).

What Issue Influenced Your Vote the Most This Election?

Ms. Career Girl

and his general attitude towards women’s reproductive rights was embarrassing. under Obama’s proposed tax plans. career womenThe elections are finally over and I’m left feeling surprised that I apparently care about politics a little more than I thought.

Is Microsoft PowerPoint Still Relevant in the Workplace?

Ms. Career Girl

Entrepreneurs make pitch decks and business proposals using PowerPoint. I noticed that I’m not doing enough to reach out to women. The post Is Microsoft PowerPoint Still Relevant in the Workplace? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The answer is yes. Yes it absolutely is.

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5 Career Paths In Public Health

Career Realism

Research that focuses on substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, women’s health issues and disadvantaged populations is another aspect of public health that is becoming increasingly important. This may include writing grant proposals and managing grants.

Do Recommendation Letters Help or Hurt Your Job Search?

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 Do Recommendation Letters Help or Hurt Your Job Search?

our interns are clueless about our office dress code

Ask A Manager

As a woman who has worked my way up to management in a field that is still male dominated, I want to guide these young women so their clothes don’t hold them back. A reader writes: I’m a new manager. Each year, the company I work for brings on college students as interns. One thing I have noticed is the lack of following the dress code and unprofessional outfits from the interns.

How To Survive A Job You Hate (But Can't Leave – Yet)

Career Shifters

For example, I started to learn Spanish, and in the course there happened to be a bunch of women who were all entrepreneurs. I've also been more proactive on the events side by proposing new events to run with a colleague that I'd previously worked with. "No-one

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it’s taking me too long to write a resume, boss is enforcing his own sexist dress code, and more

Ask A Manager

She dresses the same as women in other departments though. You may also like: how to tell an intern her skirt is too short for the office I was one of the interns fired for writing a proposal for a more flexible dress code if everyone dresses casually at my new job, can I still wear a suit and tie? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should it take me this long to write a resume? I want to draft the perfect resume, but it keeps taking me longer than expected.

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How to not self-destruct

Penelope Trunk

I send Melissa photos of proposed outfits. If you want to know why women opt-out of the workforce and men don’t, it’s because when men don’t change their clothes every day they are crazy geniuses and when women don’t change their clothes every day they are just crazy.

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I’m embarrassed about the mistakes I made in my internship

Ask A Manager

During lunch, I used to run with a group of women. A group of women over the age of 50 and I were standing at a bar and my boss asked me if I wanted a drink. Really not a huge thing, and your boss’s gasp in disbelief was a bit over the top, unless she thought you were proposing wearing it on a jog through the conference room or something. A reader writes: Coming out of my internship in HR at a large financial company, I feel stupid and worthless.

Remove the Barriers to Real Work

Water Cooler Wisdom

 Identify the ways you can demonstrate project success: people involved, messages delivered, feedback provided, steps proposed and completed, etc.

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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.

work questions from Friends, Gilmore Girls, Jane Austen, and more

Ask A Manager

I also think on the whole Jane Austen’s women would be a lot easier to work with. If you want to be re-hired at a former employer who likes you but doesn’t have any open position, your options are to (a) accept that or (b) in some cases, propose a position that you think they could be open to, if that makes sense — but then take no for an answer if they say no to that too.

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What to do in college right now

Penelope Trunk

And, to begin the discussion about what is the new canon, I’d like to propose we measure literature by how many people have made entries on a book’s Wikipedia page. Now that I grow all my own food and cook three meals a day, I wonder why more women do not poison their mate.

Good, Fast and Cheap: Tell Me Which Two of the Three You Want.

HR Capitalist

Some proposed related examples from the real world: College: Work, Sleep, Play – Pick two. Women: Single, Sane, Sexy, Smart – Pick any three. Short thought today - but a meaningful one.

10 Guerrilla Job Search Tactics That Work

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. If you haven’t been granted an interview yet, you could also use this approach by proposing an improvement or new idea and sending it to someone within the company. Home About Archives Write for Us!

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