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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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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

How This Analyst Learned to Serve — and Lead — at NGA

An T. Do was recently visiting her cousin in San Francisco, California for all of 40 hours. In that time, she made two full cakes and several dozen perfectly executed French macarons.

"I told my family, 'You won't be seeing me for a while!' and packed up what I could for their freezer," says An, smiling.

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[VIDEO ▶️ ] Diversity at Work: Procore’s Approach

💎 What does a recruiting process with "diversity at work" in mind look like?

📼 Press PLAY to hear some insights from a recruiter at Procore into what it's like to work at a company that encourages diversity. Cynthia Griffin, Senior Talent Operations Specialist at Procore, shares some tips and tricks to stand out in the recruitment process at Procore.

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Work & Co

5 Tips for Career Switchers: Insight from Work & Co’s Sarah Mogin on Making Use of Your Past Lives

Sarah Mogin never used to like writing open-ended essays in school. She found herself much more motivated by tangible problems.

Calculus had some of those—she never had trouble with her math homework—but when she was in school she never envisioned just how much she could incorporate that love of solution-finding into her daily work, much less that she would have a career as a developer one day.

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Supporting Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Only 4% of companies that say they value diversity consider disabilities. Even fewer include learning and thinking differences.

While neurodiversity is a concept that is gaining more awareness, many employers have still not fully grasped the importance (and benefits) of understanding neurodiversity and how to effectively incorporate and retain neurodivergent individuals in their organizations.

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