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Career and Job Resources for Women Job-Seekers
What follows are the best career and job sites geared especially for women.
We also have job and career pages for every other disadvantaged job-seeker group. Go to our main Diversity Job-Seeker Career and Job Resources. See also our General Diversity Career and Job Resources, that focuses on resources for all disadvantaged peoples.
And if you are looking for some great networking resources for women, then go check out Quintessential Careers: Women's Networking and Professional Associations.
Your first stop? Check out these useful women's career articles, tools, and resources:
- Women Are the New Men: Reviewing and Leveraging Women's Bold New World of Work
- 10 Powerful Career Strategies for Women
- The Great Pantsuit vs. Skirtsuit Debate: What Should Women Wear to a Job Interview?
- Introduce Yourself Like You Mean It
- Career and Job Resources for Parents -- Working and Returning to Work Moms and Dads
Women's Career and Job Sites:
Advancing Women -- a great resource for women in the workforce, specializing in women networking with women.
Bella Online: Career -- the career channel of BellaOnline.com, a comprehensive multimedia network created by women for women, hosted by Karen Girard. Subjects include career planning, networking, skills inventory, conflict resolution, and much more.
CareerBabe -- providing up-to-date and insightful advice on the hottest career opportunities as well as providing the most useful career information. Job-seekers can also write to CareerBabse for anwsers to specific questions.
career-intelligence.com -- an online career resource for women by women, offering multiple tools and resources, including assessment and career planning information; resume and cover letter tips; career counseling; and more. Free to job-seekers.
Career Women -- online career center for women, including a job bank, resume bank, career resources, advice, and more.
Dress for Success -- a nonprofit organization that provides interview suits to low-income women seeking employment. No fees are charged, ever, either to the member organizations or to the women served.
Empower Me! -- a great site for the empowerment and advancement of African-American professional and business women. Find all sorts of resources (workshops, conferences, networking forums) to help grow your business, further your career. Free to job-seekers.
The Feminist Majority Foundation -- provides a career center that where female job seekers can post their resumes or search through job listings. Also includes an extensive list of internships for women.
ms infinity -- The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) developed this site to to encourage young women in grades 9 and 10 to continue studying math and science throughout high school to broaden their career possibilities.
National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) -- the largest women's professional association and the largest women business owners' organization in the country, providing resources and services -- through education, networking, and public advocacy -- to empower its members to achieve career success and financial security.
Negotiating Women -- provides innovative training and consulting to professional women; a company of women committed to help other women. Provides practical advice to help women at every stage of your careers to claim your value and create conditions for success in business. No cost to job-seekers.
9to5, National Association for Working Women -- the Web site for the 15,000 strong organization. Deals with issues of job problems, family leave, sexual harassment, job redesign, and other issues related to working women.
The Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT) -- offers a job bank for its members. OWIT is a non-profit professional organization designed to promote women doing business in international trade.
Wing to Wing Women's Mentoring Project -- a global volunteer movement that aims to inspire women to reach out to other women and, through the simple act of offering guidance and insight, help them achieve their personal and professional aspirations.
Women For Hire -- where women job-seekers can find a variety of career and job resources specifically for you, including recruiting events and job fairs, career coaching, resume critiquing, and job-search seminars. Job-seekers can post your reusme. Free and fee-based.
WomensJobList.com -- is a career site designed to assist women seeking career advancement. Job-seekers can browse for jobs (by occupation/industry) and post your resume, as well as find tips and other resources. Free to job-seekers.
WomensMedia.com -- a great site for working women, this site provides the latest in-depth material to help working women advance by promoting a positive attitude in women, a respect for women's talents, and a way out of the cycle of seeing women as victims. Includes articles, discussion/networking forums, and more. Free.
WomenSportsJobs -- where women who are interested in working in the sports industry (including sports marketing, event management, community relations, coaching, athletic administration, health & fitness, broadcasting, and more) can sign-up for subscription-based (and fee-based) job listings as well as submit your resume (for free).
Women's Village -- from IMDiversity.com, this site provides valuable information on career opportunities as well as the tools needed to survive and succeed in America's workplace.
womenworking.com -- a career and networking site designed where working women who juggle a career and personal life find strategies for success, including advice on navigating work/life, leadership, and advancement; improving your business skills; and more. No cost to job-seekers.
Working Moms Refuge -- a site by working moms for working moms. All sorts of information, resources, and advice -- with special sections related to career management and opportunities, being a single mom, juggling work and parenthood, and other topics. Free to job-seekers.
WWWomen -- The self-proclaimed premier search directory for women. Includes a rather large directory of issues relating to women beyond (but including) career and employment issues. Has one of the most vibrant and dynamic online communities for women, with more than 50 different topics.
And for those looking for job and career advice in print, don't forget that for the complete list of career books (including specific books for women), check out the Quintessential Careers Bookstore, in association with Amazon Books.
If you don't find exactly the types of job sites you're looking for on this page, check out: General Job Resources.
And if you are looking for a job in a specific occupation, you might also want to look in the list of industry-specific job Websites.