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Recruiting and Retaining Women in Tech: Three Phases of Challenges

SAN FRANCISCO – Technical recruiter Speak With A Geek (SWAG) is using its voice in the industry to raise awareness about the unique challenges faced by women in technology. The Bay Area agency hopes to educate and provide a deeper analysis into the topic of a lack of female representation in technology.

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Deepen Your Relationship with Centers of Influence

Networking, whether it is in person, via Linked In or in another manner, can have a lasting effect on future referrals. This is your opportunity to deepen the relationship with Centers of Influence. If done properly and with sincerity, you can have a referral source forever; if done poorly, they may never help you again. I recently attended an event and witnessed a conversation between a Center of Influence, Mark, and a Business Owner, Tom, that went poorly. Tom had previously requested a Linked In introduction via Mark, to a prospect named Susan. Mark took time out of his busy day, located Susan, a first connection on Linked In, wrote the introductory note speaking highly of Tom and noting how responding would be in Susan’s best interests. He felt good to have made the connection.

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20 Professional Discussions Millennials Should Have With Their Mentors (Part 1)

Written with A. Crosser
What is the culture of your organization?
What’s more important to you corporate values, mission or vision?
If you could start your company all over again, what would you have done differently?

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ASU engineering students who designed a mobile dental clinic for humanitarian outreach in nicaragua were honored during tempe sister cities “making a world of difference” gala

The nearly all female team of engineering students, who call themselves Engineering Smiles, raised enough money to design and build the 24-foot trailer frame, which will be delivered to ASU in January  The students are continuing their fundraising through www.engineeringsmiles.org so they can furnish the unit.

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State of Women-Owned Small Businesses

State of Women-Owned Small Businesses In conjunction with celebrating National Women’s Small Business month, Dun & Bradstreet and Pepperdine University have released new data showing how women-owned small businesses stack up against the national average for accessing capital.

The Q3 results from the Private Capital Access (PCA) Index show that women-owned businesses are feeling more optimistic for growth compared to other businesses, however they are feeling more restricted when it comes to accessing capital. Other key facts include:

  • ·69% of women-owned businesses are planning to hire in the next six months (compared to 61% national average)
  • ·67% of women-owned businesses are in need of financing due to planned growth (compared to 59% national average)

You an access the full PCA Q3 index report at this link.

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Be A Mentor

Enterprising Women is a partner in the new Million Women Mentors (MWM) initiative.

The initiative supports the engagement of one million science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) mentors — women and men — to increase the interest and confidence of young women to pursue and succeed in STEM degrees and careers.

Read the full news release.

 

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