Category: career & networking

How to Use Your Network When Searching for a Job

Whether you’re searching for your first job, a position in a new field or a higher level ole, networking is a critical first step for career advancement. Although some job seekers still believe job boards and staffing agencies are the only routes, this is simply not true. In reality, many business professionals can attest to the fact that... Read more »

Sashay to the Green Festival

Chicago Green Festival May 14-15, 2011 at McCormick Place. Being a Sashay woman means that you are an individual, unique and unafraid to be yourself. That being said, the bond we share as Sashay women is that we love green–energized with being eco-friendly and a love for the environment! In 2010, Sashay Magazine had the... Read more »

Old school HR department

Feministing posted a reader-submitted article on the practice of hiring women, circa 1943. It is, without a doubt, positively awful, and I read it wondering how our mothers and grandmothers avoided beating the snot out of anyone at work. But, I have to admit, it’s also pretty hilarious to even imagine. Stand-outs include: “Retain a... Read more »