Your resume and cover letter give a hiring manager a first impression of you before they’ve even met you. They are incredibly important in the hiring process, and can be the deciding factor in whether you get an interview or not. How can you ensure that you are the shining star amongst the endless galaxy of resumes and cover letters? Try following these tips provided by recruiters in San … [Read More...]
- 1 in 4 women is a victim of domestic violence
- 3 in 4 homeless women are victims of DV
- DV victims lose a total of 8 million days of paid work each year
- 15 million children witness DV each year
- Many women have lost everything and start over with nothing, except…
shame fear worthlessness hopelessness
But, there is hope.
We believe all women should be able to live abuse-free, in healthy relationships, empowered to reach their greatest potential.
After learning of the huge unmet need for domestic violence victims to build their self-confidence to avoid returning to abusive partners, Bristol-Smith gathered experts—therapists, coaches, and trainers—to create a leadership program which she initially launched as a volunteer project with 6 participants.
These women have subsequently taken their message out to the community and have spoken to over 5,000 others in homeless shelters, schools, and other organizations.
Changing The World
Our programs provide women with the tools and skills they need to regain confidence and rebuild their lives.
Women who have confidence are empowered to find jobs, start new businesses, and create healthy abuse-free lives for their children.
- poverty and homelessness
- violence at home and in our neighborhoods
- risk of violent behavior by children in adulthood
- costs to taxpayers for medical care, law enforcement, and lost wages…
…to ultimately create healthier, safer communities.
“So, why don’t you tell me a little bit about yourself?” the interviewer asks. For such a simple question, this one is tricky and could be deadly. Where do you even start? Your work experience? Your education? Do you try to show a little personality and tell her about your hobbies? While you find yourself the happiest when you are watching birds from your backyard and perfecting your sparrow … [Read More...]
You finished crafting your resume and are feeling ready to send it out into the world. But there is one problem—this big, glaring gap between February and November 2015 when you were out of work. It just screams, “Look at me, hiring manager! I was unemployed!” Do you mention it, or try to hide it? Don’t worry, we’ll be able to walk you through this tricky situation. Take Ownership When you … [Read More...]
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