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  • WHW Women Helping Women News Blog Post An Advocate

An Advocate

By |January 11, 2021|Categories: Job Seeker News|

Knowing we are not alone in our vocational journey…to meaningful work, societal contribution, personal belonging, and more, often makes the way forward less daunting. Most all of us have achieved our goals with the aid of an advocate, be they silent or very present. They were someone who believed in you, your potential and the power of your dreams, and knowing they were in your corner, cheering you on, made your foray into the big unknown world promising.

  • WHW Women Helping Women News Blog Post New Year New You

New Year, New You?

By |December 28, 2020|Categories: Job Seeker News|

With the end of 2020 looming, many of us are hungry for a fresh start. This past year has been challenging and stressful. Whether you lost your job due to the COVID-19 pandemic or are merely looking for a new career direction, 2021 might be the time for a "new you." But – if the thought of switching jobs or even industries is enough to give you pause – don't worry. Here are three very achievable steps you can take to start the next chapter of your professional journey.

  • WHW Women Helping Women News Blog Post Change Does Not Change

Change Does Not Change

By |December 5, 2020|Categories: Job Seeker News|

I’ve heard it said that the only thing you can count on is change. It’s ironic that the one thing in life that is certain often makes us uncomfortable because of its uncertainty. Most people prefer familiarity; we like to be able to make our plans based on some degree of predictability. But change is inevitable and so we must not only accept it as part of life, but we may be better off if we learn to embrace and leverage change in order to obtain our personal and professional goals.

  • WHW Women Helping Women News Blog Post Houston, We Have a Problem

Houston, We Have a Problem

By |November 9, 2020|Categories: Job Seeker News|

The challenge that was issued, to the then three-year-old National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on May 25, 1961, put into motion one of the most amazing feats in history. Before the decade was done, a man would land on the moon and safely return to Earth. And how exactly was that possible? With a clear vision. Without vision, it becomes very difficult for an organization, individual or group to succeed. Vision provides direction and is an essential ingredient to success.

  • WHW Women Helping Women News Blog Post What is your next move?

What is you next move?

By |October 26, 2020|Categories: Job Seeker News|

Becoming a strategic thinker will allow you to exponentially develop your professional skill set and be that person who is constantly thinking ahead and outside of the box before making the next move.

  • WHW Women Helping Women News Blog Post Work Life Balance

Balancing Work and Life in the COVID-19 Pandemic

By |September 28, 2020|Categories: Job Seeker News|

The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the way we work, parent, socialize, and for much of how we live our lives. it is becoming obvious that our initial short-term solutions to successfully juggling all of these moving pieces is not going to work indefinitely.

  • WHW Women Helping Women News Blog Post Getting to the Finsih Line

Getting to the Finish Line

By |September 14, 2020|Categories: Job Seeker News|

It can be hard not to feel anxious, even dread, when we set a goal or begin a project which we have never done before. In the end, it usually turns out that completing the project wasn’t as hard as we had imagined.

  • WHW Women Helping Women News Blog Post Be Uniquely You

Be Uniquely You

By |July 29, 2020|Categories: Job Seeker News|

Always remember that you are the difference. Every experience, every place, mistake, disappointment, success, and learning has shaped you. Use these welcome and unwelcome moments in your life’s timeline to propel you forward.

  • WHW Women Helping Women News Blog Post The Cost of Going the Extra Mile

Going the Extra Mile

By |July 28, 2020|Categories: Job Seeker News|

There’s a saying that when you’re asked to go a mile with someone, you should go two, which comes out to about an extra 2,000 steps. Going the extra mile is costly.

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  • WHW Women Helping Women News Media Cerritos Community News Assist the Unemployed in Job Search

Women Helping Women Assists the Unemployed in Job Searches

By |December 2, 2020|Categories: Media Coverage|Tags: , , , |

Although the nonprofit faced sustainability issues for themselves and their clients, they recently placed 50 tenacious job seekers despite the pandemic. Both male and female clients went to remote online webinar trainings, acquiring skills and new network connections that led to good opportunities.

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