Article creator image

BY Fairygodboss

Fairygodboss Launches Job Listings and Employer Recruiting Tool

woman job-seeker

Photo credit: Creative Commons

TAGS: Job search, Women in the workplace, Accenture, Dow Jones, GE, Johnson & Johnson, Salesforce, Square

Today, Fairygodboss announces the launch of job listings and job-seeker resources for women in our community. In doing so, we are proud to partner with Accenture, Dow Jones, GE, Johnson & Johnson, OnDeck, Salesforce and Square. These seven companies are leaders in gender equality at work, and are demonstrating their continued commitment to advance women in the workplace through the Fairygodboss employer program.

For the past year, Fairygodboss has become an invaluable tool for women seeking information about workplace culture and policies from other women. While our site has become a place for women to share hard-to-discuss workplace topics and issues with each other, we have always known that we wanted to add the employer’s perspective and official company information about policies and programs.

Our initial employer partners have created beautiful pages on our site to showcase the benefits, programs and initiatives they offer to support employees. Their pages give female job-seekers access to detailed benefits and gender diversity data that can be difficult for women to uncover. In addition to giving job-seekers a sense of their commitment to gender equality, women can also apply for a wide range of open jobs directly on these pages.

Many employers tout themselves as female-friendly places to work, and many lists describe the “best employers” for women but Fairygodboss allows women to speak for themselves. Our launch partners embrace transparency, and understand that progress on gender equality involves a certain amount of vulnerability to hearing the unvarnished truth.

“We believe that transparency creates trust,” said Julie Sweet, Accenture’s Chief Executive Officer – North America. “Fairygodboss is helping to change the game for women who want to easily identify companies that enable them to succeed both professionally and personally. We are excited to be part of a new level of collaboration and connection among women in the workplace.”

In addition to understanding that transparency can be a strength, our partners have worked hard to promote transparency in multiple ways. “At Salesforce, we promote an open, transparent culture and we encourage candidates and employees to share their feedback,” said Cindy Robbins, Executive Vice President of Global Employee Success, Salesforce. “A critical step to closing the gender wage gap was increasing transparency, and platforms like Fairygodboss are essential to advancing the conversation around gender equality and pay equity.” Robbins made waves recently when she spearheaded the equal pay assessment to address wage differences between men and women at Salesforce.

Finally, our employer partners understand there is heavy competition for female talent. "In the tech space, the competition for qualified female talent has never been greater. Fairygodboss has a strong proposition that allows employers like OnDeck to reach ambitious women and speak directly to the topics and issues that they consider when choosing a job," said Lorna Hagen, SVP People Operations at OnDeck.

We’re so proud to be working with employers who care about diversity and supporting women in the workplace. “GE is always seeking ways technology can improve the world. We’re excited to see how Fairygodboss can motivate the current discussions around work life integration via their platform. The success of diversity at GE is seen in our innovation. We want to continue accelerating the advancement of women to create a strong company and a better world, ” said Susan Peters, SVP Human Resources at GE.

If you’re a woman in our community looking for examples of how employers support women — you may want to learn about the programs at these companies. And if you’re in the job market, you would be hard pressed to find employers who care more about advancing women. These female-friendly companies are offering open jobs in customer support, software development, sales, product management and many other areas. Check them out, and please let us know if you have any questions or feedback!

Fairygodboss

Fairygodboss is committed to improving the workplace and lives of women.
Join us by reviewing your employer!
 

 

Related Community Discussions

  • I am trying to change career paths. I was laid off in Nov. 2016. I spoke with a master resume writer yesterday who recommended an entirely new resume, LinkedIn overhaul, valuation letter and summary/biography all for close to $3000. I also received a call for an interview for a part-time job, $10/hour, no benefits. Needless to say I burst into tears by the end of the day.

    I had high hope when I obtained my law degree (especially after working full-time & attending night classes). I've tried contacting the law school and my undergrad career centers but have received only nominal assistance. They both wished me luck, gave me login's to their job portals and had nothing more to suggest.

    Someone mentioned networking & I agree that is an option but here in Michigan is comes with a fee to attend events, seminars or join associations. I understand we are all trying to make money but I graduated from law school during the recession and have 6 figures in student loans. I also am running out of unemployment.

    The master resume writer explained only 15% of people get hired from online applications. Is that true? If so then why are we even bothering with an online system at all? She suggested I find the hiring manager & connect with that person. The hiring manager is sometimes 2 people deep in the company so how do I find the person who told HR that they need a person for X job?

    I've reached out to people on LinkedIn and have not gotten much response or advice. Are there any mentors or HR people that can suggest anything that is free? My mom thinks I should go back to school but with a BA and JD that I am still paying for adding to the debt with no promises that another degree will land me a job doesn't seem wise.

    I am frustrated, disheartened and angry that the process of finding a job has become so convoluted but understand why it has. I've read so many articles on LinkedIn that they conflict with one another...you need a cover letter, no you need a pain letter, don't bother you don't need these because HR won't read it. Your resume needs skills, don't list your skills, list dates, don't list dates, take off references. Which article do I believe? Adding insult to injury the unemployment agency here requires your resume to be uploaded to the talent network. Do you know what companies contacted me expressing interest in my skill-set? Tru-Green lawn care as a fertilizer sprayer and a local manufacture as a line-worker. Is that all I am capable of and are they even reading my resume?

    If there is anyone out there who can help please respond and as 1 talk-show host says everyday at the end of her show remember to "be king to one another".

  • Does anyone here work for Earnst & Young? I see their communications department is hiring for multiple roles I think I'm qualified for. I'd like to learn more "inside scoop" from a current or former employee. Also looking to learn more about how this department is structured so I can figure out which of the positions I should apply for. Don't want to apply for all of them and have it look as if I'm spamming them with my resume.

  • Any advice for someone searching for work during their first trimester of pregnancy? I currently work with a temp agency for income and am applying for my next role. From what I've read on the boards, it seems that most women are firmly established at their companies but I was forced to look for a new role outside of my former company due to a health condition. They were unwilling to move me to a different role within the company. Any suggestions on how to navigate the next 4-6 months before giving birth?

  • The previous post is a hard act to follow, but here goes: Within a week or two, I will be laid off from the ad agency where I work. Unfortunately, this is a hazard of working at an agency. If the agency loses a major client (or, as in our case, two), staff are let go. For me, this is deja vu; at my last job, also at an agency, we lost a major client and 11 staffers were laid off (including me).

    The advertising industry skews quite young. I laugh when I see a job posting for a "senior" copywriter requiring only three years of experience (I have more than 20).

    While I am seeking a permanent, full-time position either remotely or in the Greater Philadelphia/South Jersey region, I am considering going freelance. I have had a freelance business on the side for decades, but never made the leap.

    So, if anyone has advice on making a living as a freelancer, let me know. Or, if you have any ideas on how to "spin" my experience in a positive way, please share. (And if you want to send a job offer my way, that's OK, too!)

  • I am highly skilled with a background in marketing management (MBA in Finace and Marketing), process improvement (Six Sigma), project management and research. I have been ranked number 3 in quality performance and recognized by a CEO for my innovativeness. I have taken serval (3) years off from the corporate environment to take care a relative that has significant chronic medical issues. I am ready to go back to work, but I have contraint. I want to be available - so I do not want to travel more than 20%. I do not want to work extreme hours - I want a balanced life. I am trying to relocate to the Raleigh/Durham area in North Carolina, so that I can oversee my relative's care, but I realize that this may not be possible.

    Watching this health crisis unfold has taught me that I do not need to make 6 figures. I want work that makes a difference and pays well. I am not a spring chicken (59 years olds). I documents that show the quality of my work.

    Where do I find a company that will provide the mental stimulation and flexibility. I like to think, solve hard problem and significantly change companies in positive way. I like the think tank environment.

    How do I search for and find a good fit?

Find Out

What are women saying about your company?

Click Here

Share This

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Share with Friends
  • Share Anonymously

Fairygodboss Launches Job Listings and Employer Recruiting Tool

Fairygodboss Launches Job Listings and Employer Recruiting Tool

Today, Fairygodboss announces the launch of job listings and job-seeker resources for women in our community. In doing so, we are proud to partner with ...

Today, Fairygodboss announces the launch of job listings and job-seeker resources for women in our community. In doing so, we are proud to partner with Accenture, Dow Jones, GE, Johnson & Johnson, OnDeck, Salesforce and Square. These seven companies are leaders in gender equality at work, and are demonstrating their continued commitment to advance women in the workplace through the Fairygodboss employer program.

For the past year, Fairygodboss has become an invaluable tool for women seeking information about workplace culture and policies from other women. While our site has become a place for women to share hard-to-discuss workplace topics and issues with each other, we have always known that we wanted to add the employer’s perspective and official company information about policies and programs.

Our initial employer partners have created beautiful pages on our site to showcase the benefits, programs and initiatives they offer to support employees. Their pages give female job-seekers access to detailed benefits and gender diversity data that can be difficult for women to uncover. In addition to giving job-seekers a sense of their commitment to gender equality, women can also apply for a wide range of open jobs directly on these pages.

Many employers tout themselves as female-friendly places to work, and many lists describe the “best employers” for women but Fairygodboss allows women to speak for themselves. Our launch partners embrace transparency, and understand that progress on gender equality involves a certain amount of vulnerability to hearing the unvarnished truth.

“We believe that transparency creates trust,” said Julie Sweet, Accenture’s Chief Executive Officer – North America. “Fairygodboss is helping to change the game for women who want to easily identify companies that enable them to succeed both professionally and personally. We are excited to be part of a new level of collaboration and connection among women in the workplace.”

In addition to understanding that transparency can be a strength, our partners have worked hard to promote transparency in multiple ways. “At Salesforce, we promote an open, transparent culture and we encourage candidates and employees to share their feedback,” said Cindy Robbins, Executive Vice President of Global Employee Success, Salesforce. “A critical step to closing the gender wage gap was increasing transparency, and platforms like Fairygodboss are essential to advancing the conversation around gender equality and pay equity.” Robbins made waves recently when she spearheaded the equal pay assessment to address wage differences between men and women at Salesforce.

Finally, our employer partners understand there is heavy competition for female talent. "In the tech space, the competition for qualified female talent has never been greater. Fairygodboss has a strong proposition that allows employers like OnDeck to reach ambitious women and speak directly to the topics and issues that they consider when choosing a job," said Lorna Hagen, SVP People Operations at OnDeck.

We’re so proud to be working with employers who care about diversity and supporting women in the workplace. “GE is always seeking ways technology can improve the world. We’re excited to see how Fairygodboss can motivate the current discussions around work life integration via their platform. The success of diversity at GE is seen in our innovation. We want to continue accelerating the advancement of women to create a strong company and a better world, ” said Susan Peters, SVP Human Resources at GE.

If you’re a woman in our community looking for examples of how employers support women — you may want to learn about the programs at these companies. And if you’re in the job market, you would be hard pressed to find employers who care more about advancing women. These female-friendly companies are offering open jobs in customer support, software development, sales, product management and many other areas. Check them out, and please let us know if you have any questions or feedback!

Fairygodboss

Fairygodboss is committed to improving the workplace and lives of women.
Join us by reviewing your employer!
 

 

thumbnail 1 summary