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Cynthia has compiled a list of resources for your career: job search tools, legal resources, business news, associations and organizations. If there are any resources you'd like to see listed here, please e-mail your request.

Workplace Rights :
The National WorkRights Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to human rights in the workplace.  They offer articles, information and current developments on workplace rights issues. 

Career Advice & Job Search Tools :
The Wall Street Journal's CareerJournal: New content every business day on the day's top stories, hundreds of archived articles on general career advice, management, and job hunting strategies.  You can examine hiring demand and salary data for different industries and job functions, and search over 75,000 job openings from top companies. :
Searching 4,181,630 jobs from thousands of job boards, classifieds, and company sites.  

Fast Company :
Not your typical career advice site or magazine. Check this out from their website: "We believe that people are the lifeblood of every organization. We believe that the best companies are true meritocracies, where people rise and fall through their own contributions, not through game playing or politics. We believe that work isn't simply a paycheck; it is the ultimate expression of a fully realized self. We believe that a company's obligations extend far beyond its bottom line and its shareholders -- to a wider constituency that includes employees, customers, suppliers, and the community."

Executive Careers:
ExecuNet is specifically designed to meet the needs of $100K+ executives and the companies and recruiters who seek to attract them.

The Recruiter Network:
Post your resume to our database for FREE or send it directly to thousands of targeted recruiters. They have a network of recruiters from around the world searching their database and receiving targeted resumes via Email from qualified job seekers.

Employment Guide

Job Seekers Advice

Ivillage :
Job and career advice for women 

For Women: :
Negotiating Women Inc. offers powerful tools and eLearning courses to help you break through and negotiate the top salary you deserve. :
New Ladder To Success is an online community for today's professional women. It is dedicated to helping women enhance their knowledge and skills of today's business world by providing a steady stream of inovative ideas and up-to-date information. Membership is free. Ask questions, share answers, publish blogs or post your favorite career tips and strategies to help all of us reach the top of the ladder. :
National Association for Female Executives
NAFE is one of the largest womens professional associations, and the largest womens business owners organization in the country. They provide resources and services through education, networking, and public advocacy, to empower its members to achieve career success and financial security. 

Compensation Resources: and :
Compensation surveys and competitive salary information:
The National Compensation Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics has guidelines for cost of living increases and standard salaries across the U.S. 

List of Career Salaries:
Determine career salaries for over 5,000 job titles across 7,000 U.S. and Canadian geographic locations. ERI's salary survey data is used by over 85% of the U.S. fortune 500. Free software demo. 

Get Your Degree:

Business School MBA Resources :
Provides information for Business School Programs, Online MBA Degree, MBA Admissions, and Business School Rankings.  

Legal Information: :
The department of labor :
Employment law information network:  Info & articles on legal issues effecting employment today.
Free legal advice, articles, frequently asked labor law questions.  Provides plain-English definitions and explanations of State and Federal labor laws. :
The 'Lectric Law Library: General materials on employment law; explanations and articles on legal topics affecting today's workers. 

Need a Lawyer? :
National Employment Lawyers Association.
NELA advocates for employee rights and workplace fairness while promoting the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and judicial integrity. NELA is the country's only professional organization that is exclusively comprised of lawyers who represent individual employees in cases involving employment discrimination and other employment-related matters. :
Find a lawyer in your state with expertise in your particular area of concern. 

Employee Associations: :
AAIM Management Association: :
Administrative Professionals: :
African American, Hispanic, Asian & Native Americans (AHANA) Business & Professional Association:
American Society For Corporate Secretaries (ASCS): :
Executive Women International (EWI):
National Association For Employee Recognition (NAER): :
National Human Resource Association (NHRA): :
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM):

FranklinCovey has the training, tools, and inspiration to help you find out what is most important to you and create the balance and focus you want—now!

Public Speaking:
Toastmasters is the best way to improve your communication skills. Lose your fears of public speaking and learn skills that will help you be more successful in whatever path you've chosen in life.

Maternity Leave … know your rights!

National Partnership for Women & Families :

Article link :
Just Found Out You're Pregnant? Know Your Rights At Work :
Pregnancy Workplace Rights Breakdown

Baby Center :
Maternity Leave - The Basics (A great run-down in plain English on disability, paid and unpaid leave, and your rights while pregnant and returning to work)

Department of Labor:
Family & Medical Leave Act (They can help you determine how much leave you are eligible, and your rights for baby bonding leave under the FMLA)

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) :
Information on potential pregnancy discrimination & claim filing

Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor :

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