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The Best Online Resources for Professional Women

Our list of life-saving sites you shouldn't live without.

With hundreds of career websites at your fingertips, it can sometimes be difficult to find authentic content tailored specifically for professional women. If you’ve been on the lookout for a few career-focused sites, you’re in luck. We’ve put together the ultimate list of online resources for savvy professional women:  

Lean In: If you’ve read Lean In and were left wanting more, drop by Highlights include inspirational stories and “expert lectures” on topics such as leadership and teamwork.

The Cut: Focusing on style, the self, culture, and power, this publication is the perfect place for an afternoon break to see what is happening in the world to stay well rounded.

The Muse: This site cranks out fresh career advice like there’s no tomorrow, and it gives readers behind the scenes looks at successful companies. Be sure to check out The Muse job board too.

NYC PR Girls: You don’t have to be in public relations to get the most out of this blog. It contains tried-and-true career (and life) advice. Lindsey Pollak is the bestselling author of Becoming the Boss. Glean some of Lindsay’s helpful insights on her blog. 

The Prepary: This site can help you land your next job. (Seriously!) A recruiting expert (and our friend!) founded the Prepary, and content covers everything from cover letters to negotiating offers. 

The Everygirl: Okay, this site isn’t just for professionals… But it features some of our all time favorite career profiles.

Create & Cultivate: Whether you are looking for tips on your small business or your career as a freelancer, this is the perfect website to turn to for people who have been in the same place, with great advice.  

DailyWorth: The DailyWorth helps women make financially sound decisions and features some useful business tips too.

I Want Her Job: Ever hear about different people’s jobs and wonder, “How did she land that position?” Well, this site answers that question. You can review hundreds of career profiles for women in an array of fields.

Women 2.0: A great resource for all the techy female entrepreneurs out there. It’s an awesome networking platform—the site coordinates everything from conferences to city meet ups.

Career Contessa: Another great find for female career profiles. We also love reading the Career Contessa blog over a morning cup of coffee. 

Works by Nicole Williams: Founded by bestselling author Nicole Williams, this site offers strategies for finding a job, working well with co-workers, and climbing the corporate ladder.


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