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Summer is finally here! Get yourself (and your closet) ready for backyard BBQs, Saturdays on the lake, and trips to your favorite beach with items from the 4word online store. Check out the Safari Leather Bucket Bag from Sseko Designs, an ethical fashion brand that hires high potential women in Uganda to make sandals to enable them to earn money through dignified employment that will go directly towards their college educations and ensure they will continue pursuing their dreams. This catch-all bag can go with you from the store to the pool to the restaurant! Don’t forget to check out all of the other one-of-a-kind products from 4word’s Purchase with Purpose partners and 4word books. Happy summer!
What You Missed
Mondays with Diane
It’s Time to Get LinkedIn
Are you active on LinkedIn? Diane Paddison shares 3 reasons why using Linkedin can be beneficial to you as a professional woman.
Life’s A Roller Coaster. Enjoy The Ride.
Vicki Garza shares her story and how she continually moves through life’s ups and downs with God’s guidance.
Make Your Next Career Move
As a 4word: Member Insider, you’re given exclusive access to numerous job openings across the country via the 4word Job Connections Board. We wanted to highlight a few jobs currently available. Just login to your 4word: Member Insider account to apply to one or more of these positions!
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Featured Company: Today’s Christian Woman
Location: Carol Stream, IL
Today’s Christian Woman produces a magazine and web content for Christian women on faith, family, marriage, relationships, parenting, careers, and more.
Open Positions on the 4word Job Connections Board
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Job #1: Front End Developer
Today’s Christian Woman – Carol Stream, IL
Job #2: Accounting Manager
National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. – Frisco, TX
This position will lead the accounting team to ensure timely and accurate month-end closing, oversee aspects of day-to-day accounting, review GL entries, and prepare financial statements.
Job #3: Director of Development
Mercury One – Irving, TX
Director of Development at 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Our mission is to inspire, organize, and mobilize individuals to improve the human condition physically, emotionally and spiritually with malice towards none and charity for all. We focus specifically on: disaster relief, faith, education and entrepreneurship.
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- The Handful of Smart Things I Did as a Working Mom – Sallie Krawcheck writes on LinkedIn about the ways she blended her time as a mom with her time as a professional woman.
- Teaching Teenagers to Manage Invisible Money – Cherie Lowe writes on Her.meneutics about why, in the age of virtual spending, it is more important than ever to teach our teens and young adults about the art of managing their money wisely.
- Five Factors Changing Women’s Relationship with Churches – The Barna Group shares findings from its recent study on why women are shifting away from the church.
GET AN OFFICE BUDDY: 4word COO, Sandra Crawford Williamson, guest-writes in SOAR Magazine about why it is important for you to find and connect with a “buddy” or two in your workplace.
WHAT WE’RE FORGETTING ABOUT MILLENNIALS: Justin Barison with Inc. discusses one very important fact about millennials that everyone seems to be overlooking.
HOW TO EXPLAIN YOUR “RESUME GAP”: Ben Peterson with Mashable shares why some resume gaps can be a good thing and how to strategically explain them.
WHAT’S YOUR TIME MANAGEMENT PERSONALITY?: Lauren Zander with Freelancers Union lists five different types of time management personalities and the pros and cons of each.
BEST JOB IN AMERICA: Maya Rhodan with Time reveals the best job in America and why it earned that title.
4word: Local Group Events
Take a look at these upcoming 4word: Local Group event dates and see which one(s) you can attend. We’d love to see you there!
- Dallas – “Work, Love, Pray” study – July 13 @ noon
- Phoenix – Yoga For The Soul – July 18 @ 9:30AM
- Tulsa – Lunch Discussion – July 21 @ 11:30AM
- Dallas – Meet-Up Monday – July 27 @ 5:30PM
- Houston – Servant Leadership Luncheon – September 18 @ 11:30AM
For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.
Video of the Week
Since it’s the Fourth of July tomorrow, we wanted to share one of our favorite fireworks displays, courtesy of the Celebrate America! show at Walt Disney World.
A Pinterest Find
Before you head out to the fireworks tomorrow, whip up a batch or two of this delicious Firecracker Popcorn to enjoy at the show!
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We all shop on Amazon. Now you can find the things you need AND make a donation to 4word, all at the same time! By using AmazonSmile, your shopping experience stays the same, but once you’ve completed your purchase, Amazon will donate a percentage of the final cost to 4word. Getting started is easy. Choose 4word as the AmazonSmile cause you are supporting, then do your normal Amazon shopping on http://smile.amazon.com/. It’s that simple.
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