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New Technology : Check-In App, Immunity Passport

New Technology : Check-In App, Immunity Passport

To go anywhere in Singapore these days, Joni Sng needs mobile phone apps and other technologies: a QR code to enter shops, a digital map to see how crowded a mall or park is, and a tracker to show if she was near someone infected with the coronavirus. For the roughly 5.6 million people in […]

Having More Female Friends May Help You Succeed In The Workplace

Having More Female Friends May Help You Succeed In The Workplace

While a good night’s sleep and practising mindfulness may help you power through a workday, science says that when it comes to shattering glass ceilings, your best female friendships could be the real game-changer. In fact, more than 75 per cent of women who held high-ranking jobs in the office also had female-dominated social circles, or two to three […]

The Key To Gender Equity

The Key To Gender Equity

Imagine you’re asked to take part in a study for a small cash prize. The requirements are simple: you’re given five minutes to solve a set of 20 anagrams. After those five minutes, you’re asked to fill out a 10-item self-esteem questionnaire. Then you’re asked to estimate the number of anagrams you solved correctly as […]

What To Do When Workplace Bullying Goes Remote

What To Do When Workplace Bullying Goes Remote

We know people can be much ruder via email, chat, and phone than they would be in person. Layer on pandemic levels of stress and what we’re seeing is an increase in online aggression and remote bullying between coworkers. Especially coming from those in power (bosses, white people, men, etc…) Workplace bullying expert and employment […]

Ways To Make Your Company Accomodating To Working Parents

Ways To Make Your Company Accomodating To Working Parents

Working parents have it harder than just about anyone when it comes to work-life balance. Although companies today are becoming more mindful of the stressors unique to working parents, it can still be difficult for mothers and fathers to find the kind of flexibility they need in their work environment. What are working parents to do, for […]

Ageism In The Workplace

Ageism In The Workplace

Ageism is recognized by the World HealthOrganization as a “prevalent and insidious problem,” and can act as a dangerous employment discrimination tactic, even if it’s unintentional. The fastest-growing segment of the American workforce is employees aged 65 and older, according to AARP, yet new survey results show that a majority of people experience ageism before the age of […]

If You Suck As An Employee, You Will Probably Suck As An Entrepreneur

If You Suck As An Employee, You Will Probably Suck As An Entrepreneur

Do you want to make the jump from working for an employer to running your own business? Odds are that if you suck as an employee now, then you won’t make it as an entrepreneur. It sounds harsh, but that’s real talk. As an employee, if you don’t build the skills you need to thrive […]

After #MeToo, U.S. Women Seen Reporting Less Workplace Harassment

After #MeToo, U.S. Women Seen Reporting Less Workplace Harassment

#MeToo movement began in 2017 as a response to accusations of sexual assault and harassment in Hollywood From leering and unwanted touching to being asked for sexual favours, U.S. women say they suffer less sexual harassment in the workplace since #MeToo brought the issue to the fore, but sexism has increased, researchers said on Wednesday. […]

Women Not Legally Protected At Workplaces – Gender Commission

Women Not Legally Protected At Workplaces – Gender Commission

A recent Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC) probe into sexual harassment claims against some top Immigration bosses by their female subordinates has revealed that there are inadequate legal protection mechanisms for women in workplaces. The report established that existing laws such as Labour Act and the Public Service Regulations do not comprehensively cover the issue of […]

Most Female Managers Do Not Close Gender Pay Gap

Most Female Managers Do Not Close Gender Pay Gap

Women earned 7 percent less than men on average – whether they worked for a man or a woman and regardless of the share of women managers in the organisation Women are just as likely to earn less than men when they work under a female supervisor or in a company with a high proportion […]

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