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AdvancingWomen.com, first on the Net to “level the playing field”, for women and diversity candidates and match talent with job opportunity, provides resources and job boards for women, diversity and tech candidates; for organizations deploying diversity recruitment initiatives through our diversity job board at Careers , or sourcing highly specialized tech talent, database & network administrators at our tech board, All Top Tech Talent To post a job, place an ad, or search for a job opportunity, go to Careers or All Top Tech Talent . To learn more, go to About Our Job Boards.  We also invite your to visit Advancing Women in Leadership, featuring Volume 33 for 2013 of the first on-line professional, refereed journal for women in leadership. We are confident you will enjoy your explorations of these ground-breaking articles on women’s leadership issues.

The low down on how insiders do business…… and once again, it’s not always pretty. See Business Book ReviewsThe new best selling business book by Michael Lewis, author of Liar’s Poker, The New New Thing, The Big Short, Moneyball, and The Blind Side.

Employers:

Diversity Job Candidates Improve Your Bottom Line

Advantages of Niche Job Boards

Benefits of Using Our Multi-Channel Approach for Your Job Exposure

Virtual Career Fairs- Online

Job Candidates – Career:

Referrals Make A Difference in Getting The Right Job

Getting Fit To Lead – Habits of Successful Leaders

America’s Skills Gap – Pick a career where employers are desperate for your skills

Gen Y in the Workplace

Top Secrets To Make Recruiters Find You

Meet The Robots Reading Your Resume

Effective Communications Key To Achieving Goals

How to Use Tech As A Lever To Lift Your Career – Even if you’re not a “Techie”

Meet The Robots Reading Your Resume

Closing the Gender Gap For Women in Science – Infographic

The Unique Challenge Facing Today’s Working Women – Infographic

Pick A Career That Counts – Infographic

How To Start Blogging

Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women In Business

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography.

Which Career Is Right For Me?  – Infographic

Empowering A  New Generation Of Tech Savvy Women By Teaching Them To Code

The History of Opportunity

The Importance Of Your Job Seeker Profile ( Infographic)

Red Bike Photo

Red Bike, Courtesy Mikael Colville-Andersen

Consider commuting to work on a bike. See our Cyclists section and Building Better Cities for Biking.

Business

Comparing Social Media – Stats

Social Influence Pyramid

Work Out A Lean, Mean Business Model With A One-Page Plan

Keys to Creating Business Success and Local Jobs In Our Own Backyard ( applies to any city)

30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech

The Evolution of An Entrepreneur applies to all business, as well as your career path.

Examining The Cracks In The Ceiling: A Survey of Corporate Diversity Practices of the S&P 100, March 2013 (pdf)

Did Sheryl Sandberg “Lean in” On Facebook Hard Enough?

She’s a great role model, with great advice, but did she deliver on it at her own company, Facebook?

An Eye-Catching New Way To Broadcast Your Digital Identity One start-up created a way for you to wrap up the best of your resume and social media activity into a personalized site that’s easy to provide to recruiters.”

Vizify- Graphical SocialBios

“Vizify creates a paginated profile that visualizes data from social media accounts including Facebook, Foursquare, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.  Read more...

To Keep Advancing, Focus On Your Transferable Skills

When we discuss transferable skills, we are talking about those that can be applied to almost any career position. Developing transferable skills will keep you moving up the career ladder. In 5 Transferable Skills Employers Want and You Should Have, the author says “after analyzing more than 1.8 million online job postings from the past three months we discovered the top five transferable skills that employers are looking for in job candidates overall…..Developing these skills will enable you to be more flexible, capable and prepared to find success within a variety of different positions that may positively change their business career outlook.”

Most Desireable Transfereable Skills
Graph courtesy of CareerBright  – More on specific transferable skills and capabilities

 

 

The Six C’s of Effective Communication

Why Women and Diversity Candidates Improve Your Bottom Line – Where To Find Them & How To Hire them.

Getting a job:  How to Get Your Resume To the Top of the Heap

Featured Posts: Why Should We Hire You – Because You Are The Solution and Can You Tell Me Something About Yourself? Don’t Let That Question Stop You Cold. Take Action if you haven’t heard back from a job interview: Send these follow up emails.

Job Seekers:  Hundreds of fresh job opportunities on both Job Boards -  Post  your resume, now at Careers , for women and diversity workers, and  AllTopTechTalent job board for techs and online workers  

 

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