Business & Career Resources

Professionals & Organizations

Joyce Kane | Cybertary Pittsburgh

Karen A. Litzinger | Litzinger Career Consulting

Chatham University Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship

Pennsylvania Professional Employment Network (PAPEN)

Pennsylvania Women Work

South West Communities Chamber of Commerce

 

Articles

Are You Networking or Self Promoting?
The fine line we all need to maintain.

How to Get Over Your Fear of Taking a Career Risk
Motivational article that may inspire readers to take the risk they’ve been contemplating.

How Stay-At-Home Moms Can Get Back to Work
“Returning to work is a challenge even in a strong job market; in this economy it takes even more time and focus. ‘You can’t wake up one morning, decide you’re finding a job and then land one a few days later,’ Sollmann says. ‘Even if you feel great urgency about it, you have to stop and make sure you cover all your job search basics before diving in.'”

How to Answer the Five Most Common Interview Questions
Including the dreaded…What’s your greatest weakness?

Job Hunting? There’s An App for That!

Networking Isn’t About Making Friends
Highlighting the differences between ways men and women network & sharing tips for women to improve their “networking game.”

Understanding How Women Network
Explores how women network and where to draw the line between networking and friendship.

Videos

So We Leaned In…Now What?
Sheryl Sandberg admits she was terrified to step onto the TED stage in 2010 — because she was going to talk, for the first time, about the lonely experience of being a woman in the top tiers of business. Millions of views (and a best-selling book) later, the Facebook COO talks with the woman who pushed her to give that first talk, Pat Mitchell. Sandberg opens up about the reaction to her idea, and explores the ways that women still struggle with success.

Women Entreprenuers, Example Not Exception
Women aren’t micro—so why do they only get micro-loans? Reporter Gayle Tzemach Lemmon argues that women running all types of firms— from home businesses to major factories— are the overlooked key to economic development.