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Associations 


business best practices ALA) 

 AEHIS - The Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Securty

Alliance for Women in Media (AWM) 

American Accounting Association (AAA) is the largest community of accountants in academia.

American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES)

American Association of Finance & Accounting (AAFA) 

American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) 

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 

American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) 

American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP) 

American Society of Administrative Professionals 

American Society of Hispanic Economists (ASHE) 

American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals (ASCSP) 

Ascend is the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian membership organization for business professionals in North America 

Asian American Professional Association (AAPA)  

Association for Women in Communications (AWC)  

Association for Women in Science (AWIS)  

Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business (IMA)  

Association of Executive and Administrative Professionals (AEAP) 

Bangladesh Medical Association of North America

 Bangladesh Business & Professionals Network (BBPN)  

Center for Internet Security 

 CSA - Cloud Security Alliance  

Cyber, Space & Intelligence Assocation 

Federally Employed Women (FEW) 

 FIRST - Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams 

Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) 

Global Information Technology Professionals Association   

IAPP - International Association of Privacy Professionals 

 IIA- The Institute of Internal Auditors 

 ISF - Information Security Forum 

 ISFS - Information Security & Forensics Society 

 ISRA - Information Security Research Association 

 ISSA - Information Systems Security Association 

International Association for Preparedness and Response (DERA) 

International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) 

 International Association for Cryptologic Research 

International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) 

 Internet Security Alliance 

 ISACA 

 (ISC)2 - International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium 

itSMF  IT Service Management Forum

 itSMF San Francisco Bay LIG 

Muslim Urban Professionals (Muppies) 

National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR).

National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP)

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) 

National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) 

National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 

National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers (NACPB) 

National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) 

National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC) 

National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) 

 National Association of ISACs 

National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives (NALHE) 

National Association of Professional Accountants (NAPA) 

National Association of Professional Women (NAPW)  

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) 

 National Cyber Security Alliance 

National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) 

National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) 

National LGBT Bar Association (LGBT BAR) 

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) 

National Society of Accountants (NSA) 

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) 

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) 

 OWASP - The Open Web Application Security Project 

PMI   Project Management Institute 

Recruiting Professionals Network 

Society for Technical Communication 

Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) 

Society of Women Engineers (SWE) 

 The SANS Institute 

ThinkHDI     

Women in Technology International (WITI)  


Business Resources

 7 Free Outreach Tools That Will Level Up Your Business Development

 10 Tips for Successful Public Speaking 

21 Best Small Business Apps - The Simple Dollar

A.Word.A.Day 

Articles and Advice on Delivering Presentations 

Business Social Networks 

 BPO - Business Process Outsourcing 

Business Center- Career One Stop

 Citing Electronic Information 

 Currency and Foreign Exchange 

Dictionaries

Acronyms and Abbreviations

AskOxford 

Dictionaries 

Dictionary.com 

 Emerging Markets Directory

 Merriam-Webster Online 

 The American Heritage Dictionary, Fourth Edition 

Email

Email Etiquette 

 Everything E-Mail™ 

Make E-mail Work for You 

Free Business Listing Sites 

Google Language Tools 

 International Business Culture  

Legal

A Great Business Formation Resource: LegalZoom (for LLC, INC, DBA)  

Corp To Corp C2C Relationships Defined

EIN: How to Order your Federal Tax ID

General Partnership

Independent Contractor Employee 

Limited Liability Corporation

Sole Proprietership

OnlineConversion.com 

PowerPoint Tools

Shareware.com | Business  

 State Abbreviations 

Productivity 

9 Productivity mistakes made at first of day. 

Thesaurus:  

Roget's 

 The Wordsmyth Dictionary

 Visual Thesaurus Online 

Time

 Savvy Time: Time Zone Converter 

 The Time Now 

Time and Date.com 

 TimeTicker  

 World Time Server 

United States Postal Service 

World Clock: Best Time To Schedule A Meeting


Career and Jobs Resources 

 

5 Steps to Save Your Reputation When You're Caught Lying | Inc.com

A List Of Career Limiting Moves To Blow Up Your Future  

America's Job Bank 

 Ask the Headhunter 

 CareerJournal.com 

Career Magazine

Career One Stop 

 CollegeGrad.com 

 Employment Resources from PMI 

Career Social Networks for Jobs and Careers

Facebook Jobs n Careers Network 

Facebook itSMF San Francisco Bay Area (Silicon Valley) 

Recruiting Professionals Network 

Professionals: Jobs n Career Success Network 

ServiceNow Professionals and Jobs 

Education Links: 

10 Best Websites for Finding College Internships 

10 Companies with best college internships

19 Places to apply for free money for College

College Grants Database

College Grants for Single Moms

College Study Abroad

Economist GMAT Tutor

IELTs Course

Study in USA Guide for International Students 

How To Instructions:

Add Connections on LinkedIn 

Avoid Job Search Scams

Connect your LinkedIn Account to Odesk

Create a LinkedIn Account for your Jobs Profile

Find a Business Mentor

Get a Job Promotion

Get Better Freelance Remote Job Projects

How to get more LinkedIn Endorsements to support your profile

How to Land your first Freelance Jobs

Improve your Communication Skills

Make your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out

Prepare For Your Job Search 

International English Language Testing System Guidance

Jobs and Career Links

So Innovate: Your Career 

5 Cyber Security Companies with the Best Jobs

10 Best Websites for Jobs

12 Companies hiring employees over 50 (AARP ranked) 

45 Best Companies to work for in the Bay Area

Fortune's Top Hiring Companies in 15 Big Cities

LinkedIn Careers 

Business Insider How to Use LinkedIn to find a job

How to Use LinkedIn To Get a Job

10 Ways to use  LinkedIn In your Job Search 

Interviewing 

 How to Ace a Telephone Interview  

How to Prepare for a Behavioral Interview

How to Research a Company for a Job Interview

 Interview Success 

National Diversity Newspaper Job Bank 

 Occupational Outlook Handbook 

Salary 

 Glassdoor.com  

Jobstar.org 

 Salary.com 

Salary Calculator 

 Salaryexpert.com 

 Scannable Resume Tips 



Entrepreneur Resources

5 Ways to Find the Right Business Partner

9 Pro Tips for Entrepreneurs on LinkedIn - Mashable

10 Steps to Forming Long-Lasting Strategic Partnerships

50 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs 

Business Plan

21 Free Sample Business Plans | Entrepreneur

500+ Free Sample Business Plans

How To Write A Business Plan | Entrepreneur.com

How LinkedIn is Helping Entrepreneurs

How To Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile If You're an Entrepreneur

How to Start a Business: A Complete Guide for Startup Entrepreneurs

Inc. 5000 2018: America's Top Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Draper Triangle Venture

How Venture Capital Works

 National Venture Capital Association 

The Complete VC 100 Listing

USA.gov Small Business Resources

 VC 100: The Top Venture Capital   Firms Backing U.S. Startups 

Women Entrepreneurs Bangladesh

DevOps 

9 Open Source DevOps Tools 

Gartner DevOps Terminology Microsoft Virtual Academy DevOps Training

Top 16 DevOps Blogs 

C Level Social Media Groups 

 CIOShared.com   

 CISO Security Information Group (CSIG) - Information Security for Managers.  

 Executive Womens Network 

Incident, Change and Problem Managers. 

International C-level hindsight & Executives job opportunities 

CEO.com 

CEO Express

 Chief Executive Magazine: 

 Corporate Executive Board 

Executive Resources 

Advice on Management  

EDGAR (SEC)  

EWF - Executive Women's Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy 

Fraud Management 

Cybercrime Acronyms

Cybercrime Ventures

FBI Cybercrime Tips

Fraud Acronyms

Fraud.org a National Conumers League Organization

Futuristic Technology is Shaping the Anti Fraud Industry

Hack Management 2.0 

Process Mapping To Anti Fraud Victory 

Selecting Fraud Management Software 

Uniting Everyone to Effectively Manage Fraud

Forrester

National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) 

Sleep Well Lead Better

 Strategy & Business

IT Resources 

 BMC:

ITIL Foundation Study Guide 

ITIL Processes & Best Practices Introduction 

ITIL Service Strategy 

Cherwell IT Change Management

Change Management Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

The Change Management Process Flow

What is ITIL Change Management?

CIOs Wireless Page 

Gartner IT Terminology Glossary 

How To Instructions: 

Add a Twitter Account to LinkedIn Profile

Design a Free Survey in Google

Design an IBM IT Case Management Solution

Detect you have been Hacked, and  Determine How to Recover

Download all your Photos from Facebook

Find Great Examples of Sharepoint Pages

Get News and RSS Feeds in your Favorite Apps

Import your Connections to LinkedIn 

Make your WIFI as secure as possible

Prevent Business and Debit Credit Card Fraud

Prevent eCommerce Fraud

Protect eCommerce Site from Payment Fraud

Protect your Email from Hackers

Protecting your Online Identity

Recover Hacked Facebook Account

Use Slack

Trace an IP Address

IT Terminology 

IT Social Media Groups :

 Agile 

 CISO Security Information Group (CSIG) - Information Security for Managers. 

Content Protection & Anti-Piracy Forum 

 Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma, & Lean Group 

 Cyber Security (3738723) 

Digital Strategy & Transformation 

HDI | Professional Association for the Technical Service & Support Industry 

itSMF San Francisco Bay LIG 

IoT – Internet of Things, M2M, Smart Cities, Connected Home, Car & Industry, mHealth and Wearables 

 ISACA (Official) 

 ITIL & ITSM tools 

 ITIL v3 

NPD, New Product Development, Service and Experience Design Innovation by SOLUTIONSpeople.org 

Privacy Professionals 

Remedy Skilled Professionals (RSP) 

 Salesforce Solutions & Tips 

Service Catalog and Service Portfolio Community 

ServiceNow  

ServiceNow Professionals and Jobs  

ServiceNow - The New Normal 

 The ITIL Group 

 ISACA (Official) 

ITIL Resources (Axelos) 

IT Service Management Forum 

ITSM Shop UK

ServiceNow Resources 

Free Foundations eLearning

Personal Developer Instance

ServiceNow ITIL Reference

ServiceNow Resource Center

Slack 

10 Resources to Get the Most out of Slack 

Free Slack Instance

Slack eBook Handbooks

Why  Slack? Organize Conversations, Search,  Tools/Services

Tech Glossary 

 StreetTech Glossary 

 TechWeb: TechEncyclopedia 

 whatis.com 

Unmapped  (Data) Exercise 

Virtual Work Skills You Need — Even If You Never Work Remotely

What We Often Get Wrong About Automation 

Why Agile Goes Awry - and How to Fix It

Veterans Career Resources

FREE CYBER SECURITY TRAINING 

Free Training and Certifications 

IT Ready Free Training for Veterans 

Paid Job Training Apprenticeships 

Veterans Administration Jobs Training and Apprenticeships


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