Career Center: Resources
No matter where you are on your career journey, it's invaluable to develop a pipeline of resources, contacts and knowledge. Use the below links to help you build, manage, and grow your professional portfolio.
- Jodi Glickman Brown, President: Great On The Job — Navigating the Workplace
Great on the Job teaches people how to talk to one another at work-everyday, in every situation, whether you’re a star performer or a struggling novice.
- Christine Hassler, MA, Life Coach Author Speaker
Best-selling author of 'Twenty-something, Twenty-everything,' supports individuals in discovering the answers to the questions: "Who Am I, What do I want, and How do I get it?" She is a Life Coach with a counseling emphasis specializing in relationships, career, money, personal development and spiritual growth. www.christinehassler.com
- Kathryn C. Mayer, President: KC Mayer Consulting, Inc.
Kathryn's new book, "Collaborative Competition: A Woman's Guide to Succeeding by Competing" is out now! To read an excerpt, click here.
Job Hunting Sites:
Whether you’re in the market for your first job or to make a change, these websites will come in handy with advice, job listings, interview tips and more.
Aquent provides flexible marketing and creative expertise to companies on a project basis. Aquent’s matches talented marketing professionals with thousands of companies- including two-thirds of the Fortune 500 and 90 of the Fortune 100.
- Career Journal
Site created by the Wall Street Journal with information on recruiting and career management.
- Career Women
Women-owned e-recruiting networking site for both companies and job seekers with an emphasis on connecting diversity talent with top companies.
College recruiting website for universities, employers, students, and alumni.
- National Association of Women MBAs
Organization dedicated to promoting women in business and increasing the opportunities for women MBAs through conferences and career fairs.
- Women for Hire
Company devoted to a comprehensive array of recruitment services for women, including career expos, speeches and seminars, a career-focused magazine, customized marketing programs, and an online job board.
YourOnRamp is an online resource for talented professional women navigating career transitions. Whether OffRamping (taking a career break) or OnRamping (re-entering the workforce), YourOnRamp provides the social network, career resources, and job opportunities to succeed. The Job Board features full-time, part-time and project job postings from employers that are embracing flexibility in the workplace. Create your OnRamp plan, connect with online career coaches, read blogs from inspiring OnRampers, stay current with developing business trends, or share your story. Connect, Learn and Discover at YourOnRamp.com.
Ideas and resources for non-profit jobs.
A project of Action without Borders, this site has information on over 51,000 non-profit organizations in 165 countries, as well as an extensive career center with job listings.
Provides talent-matching services, content and tools designed to help individuals pursue career paths as nonprofit leaders.
Website of the Chronicle of Philanthropy newspaper, this resource has information on managing non-profit groups and extensive job listings
- The MBA-Nonprofit Connection
Provides a variety of services that help to bring MBA skills and energy to the nonprofit sector, including information on business schools that offer non-profit management programs
Women in the News:
Find out how women are rewriting the rules of the business world… on their own terms.
- Postcards by Fortune editor at large Pattie Sellers
Pattie Sellers has written some of FORTUNE's most talked-about cover
stories, as well as insightful pieces on career management issues. In Pattie's blog, Postcards, she provides insight into the lives of "super-achievers and other powerful people" through daily commentary, career advice to readers, and guest posts from major players.
- Biz Women
Online resource for women business executives and entrepreneurs that facilitates networking, offers business and professional advice and a weekly newsletter.
Website and daily e-newsletter that focuses on women in the workplace.
- Working Mother Magazine
Articles and information that focus on the vital issues that working moms deal with.
Looking for a role model? Check out these sites and be inspired by what other women have already accomplished.
- Woman’s Connection
An informative and educational format to convince/show women of all ages and backgrounds that they have the power to change themselves and their situations.
- News on Women
Blogsite devoted to sharing information on the achievements of women in the workplace.
- Athena International
Recognizes and encourages women business leaders through mentoring and community outreach.
These websites provide helpful facts, figures and other information about women in the workplace.
Research and advisory organization that works with businesses to build inclusive environments and expand opportunities for women at work
- The Conference Board
Membership organization that conducts research, convenes conferences, makes forecasts, assesses trends, publishes information and analysis, and brings executives together to learn from one another.
- Center for Women’s Business Research
Research website that provides a source of knowledge about women business owners and their enterprises worldwide.
- Center for Work-Life Policy
Organization that undertakes research and works with employers to design, promote, and implement workplace policies that increase productivity and enhance personal/family well being.
- Center for Women’s Leadership at Babson College
Dedicated to advancing women at all stages of their professional development and helping the organizations they work for create a diverse workforce.
- Committee of 200
Organization of women business leaders that sponsors events as well as research studies.
- FINS from the Wall Street Journal
Finance Jobs. Research. Career News.
- The PhD Project
The PhD Project encourages African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans and Native Americans to pursue Ph.D.’s in business creating role models and mentors for minority business students and helping diversify corporate America.
Theglasshammer.com is an online community for women in financial and professional services. Its aim is to engage its readers with stories both from the top to the trenches and provide guidance from its panel of industry experts which includes mentors, lawyers and career consultants.
- Women's Forum for the Economy and Society
The Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society was founded in 2005 by Aude Zieseniss de Thuin to promote women’s vision on the economic and social issues of our time.
- Short & On Point: The New Graduate’s Guide for a Successful First Year After College
by L.W. Leonard (Loquat Media)
- Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through Secrets of Personality Type
by Paul D.Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger (Little, Brown)
- I Don’t Know What I Want, But I Know It’s Not This: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Gratifying Work
by Julie Jansen (Penguin)
- Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
- Getting Things Done by David Allen
- The Mentor’s Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships by Jossey-Bass
- The Mentee’s Guide: Making Mentoring Work for You by Jossey-Bass
- Creating a Mentoring Culture: The Organization’s Guide by 2005, Jossey Bass