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Gender Inequality Is Beyond Feelings

Gender Inequality Is Beyond Feelings

In 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment was adopted by the United States Constitution, and the lives of American women fundamentally changed. The right to vote didn’t just give women a voice in government, but a voice in society, and each year on August 26th, Women’s Equality Day, we take stock of how far we’ve come. Looking […]

Surviving Through Unequal Pay As Women

Surviving Through Unequal Pay As Women

In a perfect world, women make as much as their male peers, instead of the 82 cents on a dollar that they do today. In a fair world, companies set wage amounts based on work done, and don’t stray from it based on the negotiation skills of the applicant. Unfortunately, the business world of 2018 is neither […]

Young Women In The Workplace : Understanding Generation Z

Young Women In The Workplace : Understanding Generation Z

Gen Z in the house? Take a look around your office. If you’ve hired any interns or entry-level employees who are 21 and under, you’re already working with the post-millennial generation, also known as Gen Z. With a population of around 61 million in the U.S., the generation born between 1997-2010 will shape companies and […]

Equal Pay Day Is An Example Of Workplace Gender Imbalance

Equal Pay Day Is An Example Of Workplace Gender Imbalance

“Leave the saving of the world to the men? I don’t think so.” -Elastigirl, from The Incredibles Hell yeah…. But how? As we *celebrate* this year’s first Equal Pay Day (it’s April 10 on average, August 7 for black women, and November 1 for Latina women), it’s clear that, in order for something to be different going […]

Learning to Deal With Change Faster is Key to Being More Resilient at Work

Learning to Deal With Change Faster is Key to Being More Resilient at Work

How do you react to change? How do your employees react to change? If you do not learn to manage — even embrace — change, you’ll face an uphill climb of constant struggle in your career. Heraclitus, an ancient Greek philosopher, said, “No one ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the […]

Working Mother Maternity Bants -The Struggles After Maternity Leave

Working Mother Maternity Bants -The Struggles After Maternity Leave

Going back to work after maternity leave is pretty much a drag. Depending on how much time you get, you could be leaving a two or six month old (or older) at home. You’re really just getting to know each other, after all. Leaving your baby with a care provider can feel very daunting and is quite different from leaving […]

Are You Surrounded By Men? Manage Up Properly

Are You Surrounded By Men? Manage Up Properly

Some of this can be related to being a woman, some of it cannot. Working and thriving in a male-dominated industry brings with it ups and downs. My world has evolved at a dizzyingly fast pace and I’ve enjoyed the ride. I don’t have regrets, but I do have advice for women in the early […]

Before Taking That Break, Have A Clue

Before Taking That Break, Have A Clue

Whether you are traveling for the holidays or taking a break from the world for a weekend, we all need time off. But sometimes the stress of preparing to go on vacation — and the fear that everything is going to fall apart while you’re away — can make you think that it isn’t worth all […]

How To Tell If It’s Sexual Harassment

How To Tell If It’s Sexual Harassment

  As a result, alarm bells have been going off for everyone, from the executive suite to the front lines. And yet, some level of confusion remains: Offenders and targets alike are asking, What exactly constitutes sexual harassment? Targets in particular are struggling to categorize their experiences when those scenarios sound minor compared to those scandals in the […]

Iceland Becomes The First Country To Make Women Earn More Than Men

Iceland Becomes The First Country To Make Women Earn More Than Men

Other countries should follow Iceland which has become the first country to make it illegal to pay men more than women, politicians and equal rights campaigners said on Wednesday. Iceland has been widely praised for introducing legislation on Jan. 1 that imposes fines on any company or government agency with over 25 staff without a […]

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