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Women at Work

Most Popular PowerToFly Blogs of 2017

Dec. 28, 2017

2017 was an important year for women. From the Women's March to the #MeToo Movement, women have been making headlines nationwide, and we have the overwhelming support of our fellow females to thank for this.

At PowerToFly, we too, have had a record year. We've brought more jobs, events, and opportunities to your inbox and delivered content to your feeds that has not only empowered you, but made you come back for a second or third read.

With that being said, we're excited to share our top five blog posts of 2017. Ranging from what to wear to work, to highlighting powerful female leaders, this year was all about inspiring you- and we can't wait to keep this going in 2018.

1. 14 Ways to Dress Chic And Retain Your Inner Geek

14 Ways to Dress Chic And Retain Your Inner Geek

Getting dressed for the office can be hard, if not downright painful for many women. We've put together some of out favorite looks for "Geek Chic Fashion Week" that are perfect for any day at the office!

2. 15 Female Virtual Mentors (Tony Robbins, Take Note)

15 Female Virtual Mentors (Tony Robbins, Take Note)

We polled our trusted team members and the women from our Facebook group to come up with a list of 15 virtual female mentors you should start following today. This list is a mix of women who may consider themselves virtual mentors and women who aren't doing it officially, but they're certainly inspiring others.

3. Business Insider Honors the 43 Most Powerful Female Engineers of 2017

Business Insider Honors the 43 Most Powerful Female Engineers of 2017

Our friends at Business Insider celebrate the 43 most powerful female engineers in U.S. tech helping to praise our community of trailblazing women and changing the tide for future generations of women in engineering.

4. I Tested My Personality To Be More Productive

I Tested My Personality To Be More Productive

President and cofounder of PowerToFly, Katharine Zaleski takes a closer look at how her productivity has changed (and improved!) throughout the years with the help of various personality tests.

5. The Email I Had To Write To Take A Vacation

The Email I Had To Write To Take A Vacation

Vacations should be a time for rest and relaxation- not stressing about work. President and cofounder Katharine Zaleski shares the email she sends to her team prior to leaving to ensure things run smoothly in her absence.

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How These Companies Are Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

According to a recent study, anti-Asian hate crimes have risen 150% since the pandemic started. But these acts of violence are not new — they are part of a much larger history of anti-Asian racism and violence in the U.S.

That makes celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (which was named a month-long celebration in May by Congress in 1992 "to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants on May 7, 1843 and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of the transcontinental railroad, completed May 10, 1869") this year all the more important.

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Career Advice

How to Scale: 3 Tips from VTS’s Jess Scott on How to Go from 200 to 1,000 Employees

Remember when, in movies from the late 1990s, characters who were looking for a job would leaf through a newspaper's classified section to see who was hiring?

Jess Scott has been running HR teams and talent acquisition teams since then. "You would circle in red pen the job they're going to go apply for. That's how you applied!" she says, laughing. "Sending emails, especially with attachments, was still a very new thing."

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Career Advice

5 Tips to Grow Your Career In Tech Sales

Insight from Rain Hu, RVP of Sales at Elastic

One of Rain Hu's favorite moments of the day is her early morning run. "I run six kilometers minimum daily, rain or shine," she says. "I enjoy the time alone because it allows me to have time for self-reflection and self-conversation."

The discipline that it takes to maintain a healthy lifestyle is carried throughout her life. As a wife, mother of two young boys, and sales leader, Rain optimizes her time so that she can show up fully and authentically in all aspects of her life.

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[VIDEO ▶️ ] Prepare for Your Interview With Helix

📼 Watch the video to get super valuable interview tips from Suzanna Earle, lead recruiter and DEI co-lead at Helix—the leading population genomics company working at the intersection of clinical care, research, and genomics.

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Common Technical Interview Mistakes (and What to Do Instead)

You're perfectly qualified, you've arrived on time, and you're ready for your technical interview. What could possibly go wrong?

Technical interviews can be a mind wracking experience for job seekers. Everyone makes mistakes, but according to interviewers, candidates for tech positions are prone to a number of common interview blunders. To avoid them, it's helpful to know what they are.

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