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Career Resources

In this section, learn about some of our partner organizations that are ready to train and hire women of the workforce. Additionally, visit our sections for seniors, students and recent grads for help with transitional occupations. Help is also available when you’re looking to add a second job to your busy schedule and when you want to launch an entirely new career from scratch.

Do you REALLY want to work?

Almost every day I hear from people who have been out of work for many months—if not years. They say they’re desperate to work. When I ask what they’ve been doing and how … Continue Reading »

Older Women Rock

Inc. is one of my favorite magazines and the June issue focuses on America’s best run companies. One of the top places to work is Patagonia, the outdoor apparel company based in California. … Continue Reading »

Programs for Classroom and Online Learning

Unemployment offers an opportunity to learn a new skill or improve existing ones through online and classroom learning. There are a number of free and low-cost resources available nationwide serving individuals at all … Continue Reading »

Find a Second Job

To make ends meet in a challenging economy, Americans have been seen working two jobs or taking on part-time work when full-time positions are harder to land. Here are some specific ideas and resources … Continue Reading »

Advice for Students and Recent Grads

Just joining the workforce? Trying to decide what is the best post-graduation path for you? The links on this page can give you the tools and guidance to face the, gulp, real world. Top … Continue Reading »

Resources for Seniors

Even though job searching gets harder with age—somehow you’d think it would get easier with practice, but it doesn’t—there are jobs available for every generation. Start close to home and start small. Who’s hiring … Continue Reading »

Women For Hire Partners: Professional Organizations

Women For Hire partners with hundreds of professional associations and organizations on both a national and local level. They are great resources for professionals and jobseekers looking to advance their careers through educational … Continue Reading »


Think of an externship as an internship for people who are no longer students. Even though it will likely be unpaid (or you may negotiate a small stipend) this is a chance to … Continue Reading »