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Tory Johnson

Tory Johnson is an award-winning workplace advisor, national network television contributor, popular speaker and New York Times best selling author.

She is the CEO of Women For Hire, now celebrating its 10th year producing high caliber recruiting events attended by more than 25,000 women annually. Johnson is also the workplace contributor on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and the anchor of “Job Club” on ABC News Now, a 24-hour digital news channel.

Johnson recently launched, a national network of local job clubs, to train job club leaders and help communities get back to work. Dubbed the “workplace fairy godmother” by Glamour magazine because of her expertise in advising a panel of women on how to successfully ask for­and secure­salary increases, Johnson speaks frequently about career advancement nationwide. Her audiences range from Fortune 500 companies to prestigious conferences to college campuses, where she shares strategies and solutions for finding success and satisfaction at work. Johnson’s new book, “Fired to Hired,” follows her 2008 New York Times bestseller, “Will Work From Home.”

She serves on the Alumni Association Board of Directors for Emerson College and she is a member of the Women Presidents’ Organization, among other groups. Johnson is a mentor to dozens of women throughout the country, providing one-on-one guidance on both career advancement and entrepreneurship. In addition to her high profile work with people displaced in the Gulf states because of Hurricane Katrina, she is an active volunteer for many community-based organizations focusing on women’s issues and education. Johnson answers job-search and career-related questions every day online at

Johnson founded Women For Hire ( after serving in corporate communications positions at ABC News, NBC News and Nickelodeon.