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  • Women In Construction

    Women have been turning to different employment sectors in the past twenty years. From the traditional secretary and receptionist roles, women are moving into the male dominated industries such as construction.

    Since 1980 the female labour force has increased from 50.2% to 51.8% while...

  • How will you know what success looks like?

    How will you know what success looks like when you reach it? Identify your guideposts and what your ideal level of "making it" looks like. This way, when you reach that goal, you can see, feel, and understand that you did reach it.

  • Tips for Reducing Stress

    Tips for reducing stress from ASuccessfulWoman.com

  • Common Spelling and Grammar Mistakes

    Common spelling and grammar mistakes from ASuccessfulWoman.com

  • Be More Organized

    Be More Organized with these tips from ASuccessfulWoman.com

  • Must-Have Clothing and Accessories for a Business Trip

    When you're a woman who is out making moves (especially professional ones), there's going to come a time when you'll need to take a business trip or two...or 10. And while it would be great if you could take your entire closet and bathroom counter along with you, the long lines that you have...

  • 5 Things to Consider Before Selling Your Business

    In these economic times, it is certainly understandable why you might have moments when you've considered selling your business; especially if you have experienced a couple of years where more money has been going out than has been coming in. Without a doubt, the pressures that come with being...

  • Green Kid Crafts - a Mompreneur's Story

     

    Hello, I’m Penny Bauder, the owner of Green Kid Crafts, an e-commerce company designed to become a market leader in subscription-based services that produce and deliver activities for kids. Like so many children...

  • Is It Too Late to Change Careers?

    There is a wise man who once said that as long as you're alive, it's never too late to make a change. Those are some very wise words and there are people, every day, who are living proof of this very fact.

    As a matter of fact, there is a website that has an entire section devoted to...

  • Enticing Women Back After Maternity Leave

    Training new employees costs companies billions of dollars every year. To help keep training costs down, managers are turning to innovate new strategies designed to bring women back to the workplace after childbirth.

    Here are some of the most creative ways companies have reached out...

  • Is Your Great Job Worth the Insane Commute?

    Every time you stop at the gas station before your commute to work, you watch the numbers tick away, going high and higher. You can almost hear the sound of money pouring out of your bank account. Looking at the signs, you notice that gas is, once again, more expensive than it was yesterday....

  • Traits Successful People Have in Common

    It’s like the search for the Holy Grail—the search for those traits that make a person successful.  Are people born with the success “gene” or is it something we can develop?

    In his book “The 8 Traits Successful People Have In Common: 8 To Be Great,” Richard St. John assures...

  • Top 5 Tips for Building and Maintaining Good Business Credit

    There are a lot of responsibilities that come with running a business. If you want it to be a successful one, a top priority would absolutely have to consist of building and maintaining good business credit. Although, on the onset, it may seem a bit overwhelming to do, it doesn't have to be....

  • Top 5 Reasons to Start a Workplace Wellness Program

    The one place where most of us spend the majority of our working hours is at the office. So, it should make perfect sense that more and more companies are starting up wellness programs because a healthy staff means a productive environment. However, there are several other reasons why having a...

  • How to Pick the Perfect Name for Your New Business

    Your new business is your baby, and as such you really want to make sure you pick out just the right name for it. A new business is a blank slate of possibility, and it's a great way for you to really express yourself and what you're all about, if that's the route you choose to take....

  • Looking Polished at Work - The Power of Shapewear

    By Jenna Ghosheh, Founder of Status Image Consulting

    The most common problem with my female clients is ill-fitting undergarments.  Here is a secret that will change the way how you feel and how clothes look on you --...

  • Common Mistakes Recent College Grads Make in the Working World

    College graduates are facing numerous difficulties as they leave school and enter the work world. With a troubled economy and dismal job market, many recent grads struggle to even get their foot in the door when it comes to finding professional positions. But what about the struggles recent...

  • Top 5 Tips for Successful Outsourcing

    We can't always afford to do work that needs to be done in-house or by ourselves. Sometimes it's simply an issue of not being capable of doing the work, either due to a lack of equipment or skills. Regardless of the work or reasons in question, it's never been easier to outsource work. 

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  • How Women Can Add "Transferable Skills" to Their Resumes

    Job Search Tips for those who Celebrate American Business Women's Day

    American Business Women's Day (http://www.ABWA.com) is celebrated on September 22nd. Many women at this blog are seeking work, or transitioning back into the workforce. If...

  • How to Choose between Two Equally Qualified Job Candidates

    If you are a small business owner and need to hire some additional help, or if you manage the hiring for a company's human resources department, you're more than used to making tough decisions. It's rough out there for people looking for jobs, and while you probably don't enjoy telling people...

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