How Women are Changing the Face of Construction

Ms. Career Girl

The current statistics of women in construction in other developed nations is not much higher. Construction industry leaders have responded to this shortage by attempting to attract more women and younger workers to their trade. Encouraging the Younger Generation of Women.

10 Women You Should Know

Ms. Career Girl

Woolf would be proud of how far women have come, and indeed we have come very far. The following 10 women have made a difference in their careers, communities, and of course in the world as a whole, and we think you should know them. A native of Wausau, Wisconsin, Ms.

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Lean In or Lean Out: Women Are Damned Either Way


A lot of movement has occurred in the last few years to bring greater equality to the workplace for women, but we are still far from an equal environment. Still pressured to not “make waves”, even at events to foster more women in tech, they are encouraged to hold back.

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How To Dig Out Of Credit Card Debt

Ms. Career Girl

The post How To Dig Out Of Credit Card Debt appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Ten years ago I was thousands of dollars in credit card debt and it was getting worse by the month. Spoiler alert: I not only got out from under it, I started building my savings. Here’s how.

2016 193

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?

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Friday Five: Health, Being Heard and Negotiating Space, Time and Money


The article itself isn’t bad — it encourages women not to look to celebrities for fitness role models, since they, unlike most working women, dedicate several hours of each day to fitness and working with a trainer. Welcome back to the Friday Five!

2016 128

Goodbye, Mom

Cube Rules

From December to April, Kate and I spent most of our non-working time figuring out how to get Mom, a “snow bird” who lives in Wisconsin in the summer and Arizona in the winter, into a facility that could provide her support while still not robbing her of independent living. Kate, my stepson, brother-in-law and I — my immediate family — then headed out on vacation to a house on a lake with no one else except the 40-million mosquitoes that inhabit Wisconsin this year.

2013 133

5 Twitter Casualties: Use Caution When You Tweet

Resume Bear

The State of Indiana: In February, Jeff Cox, an attorney for the state of Indiana was fired for suggesting via Twitter that police officers should “use live ammunition” to dismantle union protestors in Wisconsin.

Why your business network isn’t helping you

Cube Rules

Kate and I moved back to Wisconsin relatively recently. I like and respect Bob, and I feel strongly about promoting women in science, so I happily agreed. photo credit: Jason A. Samfield.

2010 189

US Chamber Foundation and Goodwill Partner to Provide Career Services to Veterans and Military Spouses

Resume Bear

We are delighted to partner with the organization in equipping today’s military men and women with the career counseling and resources they need to drive our country forward.” And as a direct result of more than 660 job fairs in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, 21,600 men and women have found employment. Goodwill has committed to help 3,000 women veterans over the next two years.

Improve goal-setting by understanding how it fails

Penelope Trunk

Like the majority of women, I always have a nagging worry that I’ll end up being a crazy bag lady. I take anti-anxiety drugs. I say that so I can deny that they also function as anti-depressants. Because I think I’m too old to still be depressed from a traumatic childhood.

2017 66

The 5 Professional Development Pillars of Real-Life Career Girls

Ms. Career Girl

Each of these women also seemed to have positioned themselves for many more successful tomorrows. The same seems to be true for women not so far along in their career. At home in Wisconsin Ann was worked in publishing and on the industry side of public relations.

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3 Rules high achievers never break

Penelope Trunk

Partly because it was 50 degrees in Wisconsin this spring, and partly because my bulbs probably have some sort of photosynthesis version of schizophrenia since I planted fall bulbs during a blizzard in Janurary. Matthew and Yefet arrive from Wisconsin.

2013 114

Five steps to make a breakdown just a little breakdown

Penelope Trunk

He said, “I found your site by typing into Google women near Darlington Wisconsin who want to have sex.” She sent me research that women who drink earn 14% more than women who don’t.

2013 114

Young And Unemployed? 3 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Hired

Career Realism

Department of Labor, men and women from ages 20-24 are about 70.9% According to an article on the Job Center of Wisconsin website, gathering information specific to the job you are applying for and matching it with your experience on your resume is what makes a good resume.

2013 114

HARASSED: Why You Need to Add These Text Exchanges to Whatever Harassment Training You Do.

HR Capitalist

24, Kevin Hadsell, the director of the University of Toledo's men's and women's cross country and women's track program, announced his resignation , a move that was as mysterious as it was abrupt.

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How to tell a new story about yourself

Penelope Trunk

So now I think I might just have this as my bio: Penelope Trunk was named by TechCrunch as one of the 25 most revolutionary women in tech. Because in Wisconsin if you are living together but not married then it’s treated like a business partnership.

2017 67

“Good Guidance for New Graduates”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The comments below appeared in The New York Times last week while I was in Madison, Wisconsin celebrating my son Sam’s college graduation. . Furthermore, the windfall came at a cost: The lottery winners derived significantly less happiness from everyday activities than did ordinary men and women. . Four Very Wise Thoughts. “It’s It’s hot. Good luck. Good bye.”. Graduation Speech by School Board President. at outdoor graduation on extremely hot day.

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This is me battling impostor syndrome

Penelope Trunk

If there were a neurology lab in rural Wisconsin he’d probably send me there because he has told me numerous times, most recently right after he apologized for pushing me, again, that I am emotionally abusive to him. He tells me he researched women’s shelters in my area.

2011 100

The Senior Series: Should Seniors Skip Spring Break this Year?

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. I did however skip my senior spring break in order to go to very snowy Wisconsin, and work for my future employer. Home About Archives Write for Us! Blog Directory Contact Subscribe The Senior Series: Should Seniors Skip Spring Break this Year?

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What startup life is really like

Penelope Trunk

So divorce rates are high, especially among women, because they are much less likely to have a spouse who is willing to stay home and keep the family intact. And I became exhausted wondering how women get both. Until I realized, oh, this is why women don’t do startups.).

2011 114

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. ” He reminded me that in Wisconsin, you can take your kids to any bar. You know where we saw US women’s soccer win?

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What I’m reading. Really.

Penelope Trunk

Here’s a link to a Myers-Briggs distribution chart that shows, among other things, why women like Melissa who are INTJs look completely out of step with the rest of the world but always send great links. We don’t have food delivery web sites in rural Wisconsin.

2013 105

My miscarriage — on CNN, ABC and AOL | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog My miscarriage — on CNN, ABC and AOL Posted to: Women October 1st, 2009 But I'm posting this one, where I talk about trying to get an abortion in Wisconsin and end up with a miscarriage at work instead. But I've been learning a lot about women from the comments about the miscarriage twitter — on my blog and on other sites. Is this your first time here?

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Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

And I’ve lived in Wisconsin, where, I’m not kidding about this, almost everyone will tell you they are happy. But you can trust me on this, Wisconsin does not offer a lot of choices and opportunities. Now I’m going to preemptively rip on everyone who thinks they are going to comment here about Wisconsin. Wisconsin does have things that are world-class: Football , beer , cheese , PETA-inflaming bioscience departments. People don’t live in Wisconsin because of that.

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How to be lost with panache | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

I have been reading a lot about how it’s hard to identify women with Asperger’s syndrome because they are so much better than men at mimicking social norms. I was young, and there were very few high-profile women in business. Is this your first time here?

2010 109

How to do damage control | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

And if you want a complete transcript of daily life in Darlington, Wisconsin, get your own blog. Well, it’s not technically illegal to drive without a license in Wisconsin. For starters, at age 26, he has eight children by six different women. Is this your first time here?

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This is what it looks like to have a hard time making a change.

Penelope Trunk

I know that sounds crazy, but remember that I live in the middle of Wisconsin. I know that sounds crazy, but remember that I live in the middle of Wisconsin." Maybe if you had more women in your life talking about their sex life in a frank way, you would not find this sort of talk so jarring. The idea that a women who is sexual or otherwise bold is somehow a "Ho" is ridiculous. This post suggests that you haven't converted yet to Wisconsin.

2009 59

Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking.

Penelope Trunk

The theme of the evening, in general, was “real men get thrown off bulls and treat women like crap.” Until the women came out. Racist clown as ringleader in a stadium full of people doing a minstrel show in Madison, Wisconsin. Clearly not the young men and women brought up in Wisconsin. Step out of Madison even a little, and Wisconsin is a pretty conservative (i.e., Is this your first time here?

2010 87

Check-up for self-delusion | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Check-up for self-delusion Posted to: Diversity | Self-management | Women February 7th, 2010 More about the world of delusion: Time magazine reports that 78% women feel that media does not accurately represent women with kids. Probably the most accurate representation of women is in the blogosphere. Men and women EACH want sex. Do other women feel this way?

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How to cope with diversity | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

And do you know what Wisconsin natives ask when I tell them I live on a farm? “Do It’s so common for farmers to burn furniture in their yard that people in Wisconsin know which furniture makes the best fire. I do not feel sad for women who wear the burka or hijab.

2010 95

How To Handle Molestation: A Real Encounter

Personal Excellence Blog

Do you know that one out of every three women worldwide is physically, sexually or otherwise abused during her lifetime with rates reaching 70 percent in some countries? Have you ever been molested before? I have, and today’s article is about how to handle molestations.

2012 97

Befriend the intern to fire up your career | Penelope Trunk's.

Penelope Trunk

I can’t remember where he moved, but he grew up in a really really small town in a state that gets joked about just like Wisconsin. another Wisconsin gal Posted by Kirsten on August 1, 2010 at 8:29 pm | permalink | Reply "Intelligent people should can learn from anyone."

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Turning point | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Will the state of Wisconsin recognize that you're married? Posted by Anna on April 20, 2010 at 9:05 am | permalink | Reply Why would the state of Wisconsin not recognize the marriage? Welcome to Wisconsin Pen. Is this your first time here?

2010 99

When you're feeling lost, don't hide | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Enjoy the beauty that you have created (decorating) and the natural beauty of a Wisconsin farm. Mary Posted by Mary Budge on August 16, 2010 at 9:42 am | permalink | Reply The book 'Women Food God'… all about being lost, then sitting still and listening, and finding your life.

2010 105

Shifting the balance of power. (Mainstream media stinks.

Penelope Trunk

I feel an urgent need to separate a sane online conversation about women at work from an insane media that is doing exactly what destroys women at work: Making it extremely difficult for me to have a manageable schedule for parenting. Refreshingly open gobbed about what many other women are thinking but too frightened to say. Why should women have to hide this stuff in shame? Penelope is helping women with her honesty and openness, not hurting some "brand."

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Productivity is about finding space | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Posted by live in wisconsin on April 12, 2010 at 7:04 pm | permalink | Reply Thank you for the pleasant moment. As Nick Englebert said " If a man can't be happy on a little farm in Wisconsin, he doesn't have the makings of happiness in his soul."

2010 100

Welcome, San Francisco Chronicle Readers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

on December 7, 2009 at 3:38 pm | permalink | Reply "I feel like if I just stay in Wisconsin, if I just stick out, then somehow … I'll just stop being a maximizer. Posted by prklypr on December 7, 2009 at 5:48 pm | permalink | Reply People in Wisconsin don't pay $300 to get jeans that fit perfectly. I like you, and I like the fact you moved her to Wisconsin. Is this your first time here?

How has Facebook changed the way you vacation?

Corn on the Job

I came home from this trip with Facebook connections in Canada, Mexico, North Carolina, Chicago, Connecticut, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, and South Jersey (which I consider, an extension of Philadelphia). I picked up my other half from the airport recentlyand he had befriended two women that he met in the security line. Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe How has Facebook changed the way you vacation?

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Privacy is the new celebrity | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Very few women would choose this life without being able to make this life better by supporting the family financially. Just wanted to congratulate you on being named among the top 100 blogs for women by Forbes. Is this your first time here?

2010 97

What are we working for, really? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

They sell their land in Pennsylvania for $20,000 an acre and then move to our region of Wisconsin and buy land for $5000 an acre. You should totally get him a century certificate from the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society. Is this your first time here?

2010 111

How to get good ideas for startups | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

We just returned from our local county fair (in Wisconsin) where my daughter showed a Hereford steer. But I don't think cattle breeding in Wisconsin is going to make your fortune. Is this your first time here?

2010 112

4 Twitter tips no one will give you | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

This is, of course, after I followed every piece of happiness advice out there and moved to one of the places in America that has the highest density of happiness: Rural Wisconsin. Is this your first time here?

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