Useful Tools and Insight
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Glass Door - Ever wondered if you're being paid fairly? Here's a site that allows you to compare with others looking to find out the same thing.
Vault - This is a great place for additional career information. Get insider information on top employers and education programs, job search advice, salary info, etc.
National Committee on Pay Equity – Did you know that women need to work an extra 2 days a week to make as much as men? Some women and men think that pay equity issues are largely ‘fixed’ now. Not so! Check out the home page of the NCPE to see some of the statistics and reasons why women earn only 77 cents for every dollar of men’s earnings.
Indeed - Search millions of jobs from thousands of job sites.
Pongo Resume - Pongo has talented people from different disciplines to create and deliver innovative resume writing and career management solutions.
CBS Interactive Leadership Blog (Tech Republic )- This weekly blog on leadership has ideas and tools applicable to anyone in any field. Use the search and keyword tool to explore issues for which you want answers.
TheLadders - TheLadders offers job listings for high paying jobs.
Womens Radio Hub - The Women's Radio is a major communications and broadcast network for Internet radio, online radio, Web radio and text content for the world's largest market segment, women. The mission is to provide information in the form of articles, editorials and columns using both audio and text covering every possible venue, topic or issue important to women. Individual professionals, women's groups, organizations, communities and businesses are invited to contribute content. Women's Radio is an excellent resource for all women with information on a wide variety of topics.
iVillage - Information for women, including women's health issues, beauty tips, fitness tips and parenting advice.
Tickle - Tickle is the leading interpersonal media company, providing self-discovery and social networking services to more than 14 million active members in its community worldwide. Formerly known as Emode.com, Tickle was founded on the belief that personal insight and connections to others could be both scientific and fun.
RealAge - Being successful includes each of the 3 Life Aspects of personal, career and financial "lives." RealAge provides personalized healthy lifestyle recommendations to help you reverse the aging process, look younger and live longer.
Catalyst - Catalyst is the leading research and advisory organization working with businesses and the professions to build inclusive environments and expand opportunities for women at work. As an independent, nonprofit membership organization, Catalyst uses a solutions-oriented approach that has earned the confidence of business leaders around the world. Catalyst conducts research on all aspects of women's career advancement and provides strategic and web-based consulting services on a global basis to help companies and firms advance women and build inclusive work environments.
Mind Tools - Essential skills for an excellent career! Mind Tools gives you more than 100 important thinking, management training and career development skills, helping you to become highly effective and excel in your career.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Federal agency in charge of administrative and judicial enforcement of the federal civil rights laws.
Online Women's Business Center - If you are thinking of starting or need assistance running a new business, this is a good source of information from the US Small Business Administration.
Women's Leadership Exchange - This is a social entrepreneurship founded by and for successful businesswomen. Site offers education and tips for anyone who is into entrepreneurship or simply interested in improving herself.