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December 15, 2017

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Yahoo! Kills Telecommuting: What’s the Big Deal?

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When word leaked that Yahoo! is banning telecommuting effective June, critics blasted the company for setting women back decades. I’m not one of those critics.

Even though I’m a great champion of working from home—and I wrote a New York Times bestselling book on the topic, one company’s decision about its home-based workers does not kill a movement toward a more flexible workplace. Further, there are many other forms of flexibility–many of which are and will continue to be available to Yahoo! employees–besides working at home.

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Nationwide Online Career Fair: Feb 28

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Thursday, February 28 is Women For Hire’s first FREE Nationwide Online Career Fair in 2013. Log on from 1-4pm EST or 10am-1pm PST to put your resume directly in front of recruiters from a wide range of top corporations, non-profits and government agencies hiring across the United States.

It’s the latest, cutting-edge offering from Women For Hire – the leader in career expos for women. Since 1999, we have been the first and only company devoted to a comprehensive array of recruitment services for talented, career-driven professional women.

Now, no matter where you live, you can benefit from our services.
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The ALL NEW WomenForHire.com!

If you’re anything like us, you’ll fall in love with our new site at first sight! We wanted to quickly spell it out for you.

Here are just some of the major improvements that make the new WomenForHire.com something to buzz about:

  • The Look: The new WFH.com is clean, clear and simple. After thirteen years, we’ve swapped out the bold red logo for a sleek, modern take that reflects our exciting transition to the world of Online Career Fairs. We’re highlighting the site with a bold yet feminine purple hue that will encourage your eye while our content encourages your career search.
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March 28 Nationwide Online Career Fair


Thursday, March 28 is Women For Hire’s second FREE Nationwide Online Career Fair in 2013. Log on from 1-4pm EST or 10am-1pm PST to put your resume directly in front of recruiters from a wide range of top corporations, non-profits and government agencies hiring across the United States.

It’s the latest, cutting-edge offering from Women For Hire – the leader in career expos for women. Since 1999, we have been the first and only company devoted to a comprehensive array of recruitment services for talented, career-driven professional women.

Now, no matter where you live, you can benefit from our services.

Registration is OPEN! Click here to register now.

Click here to join our mailing list for tips to maximize your success at the event.

Are you an employer? Click here to learn more.

How It Works

Our online career fair is similar to attending one of our in-person career expos – only instead of chatting with recruiters face-to-face you’ll do it via instant message from the comfort of your home or office, right at your computer.

It’s simple:

1) Register.
2) Once the event begins, select which organizations interest you. Our system will let you know as soon as that recruiter can talk to you.
3) Chat instantly in a private booth one-on-one about your background, experience and opportunities at their company or organization in a timed, text based chat.

Free Career Advice and Top Career Resources

Join other successful women for this exciting online experience that connects you directly with top employers seeking great talent in your region.

In addition to meeting employers, you’ll also have access to top-notch career advice and resources, including one-on-one chats with career and job search coaches for tips and advice to empower your job search and career development.

Learn what it takes to launch your career, find a better position or reinvent yourself. You’ll log off feeling more empowered, optimistic and enthusiastic about your future.

Featured Employers:

Please check back as we get closer to the event for a list of featured employers.

Participating Employers:

Please check back as we get closer to the event for a list of participating employers.

5 Flexible Alternatives to the Traditional 9 to 5 Schedule

by Brie Reynolds

Brie Weiler Reynolds is the Director of Content and Social Media at FlexJobs, the award-winning site for telecommuting, flexible schedule, and freelance job listings. With a background in human resources and career advising, Brie has over 8 years experience working with job seekers and employers, and she offers career, hiring, and work-life balance advice through the FlexJobs Blog and social media.

For many women looking to go back to work or change their career paths, the traditional 9am to 5pm workday simply doesn’t cut it. Whether for family obligations, or commute stress, or a desire for more work-life balance, regular office hours are becoming less desirable. But what are the alternatives?
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