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“Be Fearless”: LadyMafia Connects Women in Tech

Women are still woefully underrepresented in science and technology (STEM) fields—one recent study found that only 27 percent of STEM workers are female. Women...

 
 

Sweet Dreams

Once upon a time, in a magical land called Vermont, a talented Texas Ex and her charming husband dreamed up a smart new storytelling platform for children with picky...

 
 

Socks with Soul

Mitscoots is a sock company with a funny name and a serious goal. In a quiet West Austin office park lies a room filled with socks. Lime green and gray size large...

 
 

The Work-From-Home Wars

When Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer banned telecommuting at her company this spring, the uproar was instant and loud. Critics called the move a step back in the struggle...

 
 

3 Ways to Showcase Your Skills in the Job Search

Ninety-three percent of employers say skills are more important than college majors in the hiring process, according to a recent Association of American Colleges...

 
 

Camera-Ready

The first rule of video job interviews: keep your pants on. This spring, the Forty Acres’ first interviewing room opened at the Perry-Castañeda Library. Equipped...

 
 

How to Beat Job-Search Burnout

Job-hunting can be a long and arduous process. A 2012 AARP survey found that workers under age 55 take an average of 35 weeks to get hired, while those over age...

 
 

Personal Branding Done Right

The ubiquitous phrase “personal branding” prompts many an eyeroll—as the Onion recently parodied (“‘I Am a Brand,’ Pathetic Man...

 
 

Résumés Made to Order

Résumés are getting more creative than ever. One job-seeker made his résumé into an Amazon product—complete with customer reviews and “frustration-free...

 
 

Ask Jen: Bonding With Coworkers

Hi Jen, I was recently promoted to a management position for the first time, and my team hasn’t quite bonded yet. What can I do to build good relationships personally...

 
 
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