Better Jobs With Companies That Care
Be A Star At Your Next Networking Event
In a world where we text more than we talk, networking face-to- has become more important than ever for personal and professional success. Sure, attending networking events can be nerve-racking, but stepping outside of your comfort zone can lead to huge opportunities! Take it from PowerToFly community member Meg Duffy, who was randomly selected during a recent event to share her 30 second pitch in front of a large audience.Nerve racking? Yes. Rewarding? Absolutely, so that's why we are gearing up for more events at PowerToFly to put you in front of companies that care - see all that's happening here. Keep reading to see how you can hold a PowerToFly event in your city! And you can always become a PowerToFly VIP to get access to trainings on public speaking and more.
FEATURED COMPANY OF THE WEEK: CENTURYLINK
CenturyLink is the second largest telecommunications provider in the U.S. Glen Post, CenturyLink's CEO, has been vocal about adding more women to the massive company. Glen has been quoted as saying, "A diverse workforce is one of our greatest strengths in a competitive global marketplace."Check out CenturyLink's benefits and endorsements:
- Well Connected Program - designed to help you achieve a state of balance in your personal and professional life
- Tuition Assistance - to increase effectiveness in your current position
- Maternity leave - up to 12 weeks
- Fitness Reimbursement - nice!
- CenturyLink recognized in Diversity Magazine's Top 50 Employers List for their STEM Workforce
- Level 3, a division of Century Link, selected as Military Times' "Best for Vets: Employers 2017"
I thought about writing this blog piece like one of those quizzes that used to be on the back pages of Seventeen and Cosmo where each question would offer several answers of varying point levels and you'd pick one answer per question, tally up your points at the end, and match your score to one of several possible results.
Meet Michelle Baker, a technical recruiter at Surescripts. She shared her top tips for applying to Surescripts.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the company's interview process, culture, and values, and learn how you can best prepare for interviews!
To learn more about Surescripts and their open roles, click here.
A five-step framework for addressing systematic racism at work
The world has changed in the past few weeks.
We're watching corporations and organizations across the world come out in support of Black lives in droves. Many of those organizations are doing so for the first time in their history.
Jasmine Harvey is pursuing her MBA while working full-time as a buyer for Viasat, a global communications and satellite internet company. Balancing home, work, and school while maintaining a 3.9 grade point average has been quite a challenge. Jasmine had a perfect 4.0 until she took one of the hardest classes in her program, Managerial Economics and Global, during this COVID pandemic. She finished a full 15 percentage points above the class average, but was still 0.6 points away from an "A".