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What's For Work?

Helping women take control of their careers and land their dream jobs.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Danville, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2008
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

What's For Work? helps women take control of their careers by providing tools that develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to land and preserve their dream jobs. • Real People: Like minded women in pursuit of their careers. • Real Connections: A networking environment of unparalleled opportunity and success for Women, Employers, and Providers. • Real Support: A wide variety of career management tools, information, and video training.


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    Teri M Hockett
    Chief Executive Officer

    Teri has 15+ years of experience in the corporate world plus two successful Silicon Valley startups. After raising her family, Teri decided to rejoin corporate America to discover there was no single resource available to support her. Inspiring her to create a career website for women: with everything in one place; where job seekers, employers, and providers are all equal parts of the solution; and where members have tools to create results.

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    James P Hockett
    Chief Technology Officer

    James has 22+ years of experience running enterprise development projects, hands-on product design, and corporate leadership. He has led and completed major projects for some of the largest companies in America including Frito-Lay, Pacific Bell, American Family, The Hartford, Kaiser, and more. As a VP at IBM - FileNet he built and ran a satellite web development office as well as cofounding and running two successful startups.

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    Dennis D Thompson
    Chief Marketing Officer

    As founder and managing partner of Thompson Associates and Four Degrees To Your Dream Job, Dennis is nationally recognized as an executive recruiter, career consultant, author, and public speaker with over 20 years of experience helping others create their next opportunity and land their dream job. He is our resident subject matter career expert as well as being responsible for marketing, partnerships, and business development.

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    Eric Vonheim
    Chief Brand Officer

    Eric has 16+ years of experience in technology. He has successfully launched three businesses; in addition to a long career with IBM in Management, and serving as an Adjunct Faculty Business Professor at Santa Ana College, in Orange County, CA. For Eric, the excitement of being an entrepreneur is the journey. His passion for business, design, and social media marketing help guide the What’s For Work? brand and overall sales & marketing strategy.

Previous Investors

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    Personally Funded