Professional Development

WGRís professional development programming and resources support its commitment to the advancement and empowerment of women at all career levels of government relations. Whether you are looking for a new job, changing responsibilities in your existing organization, or seeking support for overcoming professional challenges, WGR can help.

If you are a job seeker, the WGR job board can help you identify relevant professional opportunities. If you are an employer looking for qualified personnel, WGR helps you reach your target audience.

Career Development Resources

Job Board
Ready for a career move? Looking to hire? Search the WGR job board and find potential opportunities. Post open positions. Save and apply for jobs.

Career Coaching
WGR is pleased to offer our members free and discounted consultations with highly regarded career coaches, each with distinct areas of expertise certain to meet your specific needs and goals. Whatever your career challenge, WGR has a coach to help you break through to the next level.

Mentoring
WGR supports mentoring at all career levels (including peer to peer) and offers formal and informal opportunities for members to make a connection.

Toastmasters
WGR Toastmasters is devoted to improving participantsí public speaking abilities for professional, community service, and personal benefits. Using the proven techniques and manuals of Toastmasters International, members learn by speaking to groups and working with others in a supportive environment.

Transformational Leadership Program and Coaching for Women Leaders
WGR is thrilled to launch a new members-only program designed to expand leadership capabilities and to create and nurture personal and business relationships.

Earn CAE Credit Hours
Fulfill your professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential.

Resume Writing
Receive help with your resume and cover letters from experts.

Online Profile Development
Build a professional online presence that will attract relevant attention and build your network.

Reference Checking
Check your references to ensure they are saying what you think they are!

Personal & Professional Development Task Force (PPD)
Do you have ideas for personal & professional development programs? Want to get involved in planning relevant events? WGR members can join the PPD Task Force. Click here to join the task force.