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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 […]

How To Deal With Toxic People

How To Deal With Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife and, worst of all, stress. Research has found that stress can have a lasting, negative impact on the brain. […]

Music Helps Your Productivity

Music Helps Your Productivity

Music isn’t just a means of entertaining ourselves: it can also encourage creativity and help us become more productive. Listening to music can also be therapeutic, relieving feelings of stress so you can concentrate better. Research has found that certain types of music can be beneficial to us while we work. Some types of music […]

Internet Literacy And Gender Equality

Internet Literacy And Gender Equality

In our digital age, internet literacy has become essential for, if not synonymous with, being employable in many fields. Information and communications technologies (ICTs) fuel business growth and countries’ economic development. They open new channels to communicate across great distances, as well as to organise people, raise awareness and spur activism. But such promise can […]

Sexual Harassment, Inequality,Unequal Pay, Our Women Still Struggle At Their Workplace

Sexual Harassment, Inequality,Unequal Pay, Our Women Still Struggle At Their Workplace

In light of an increase in incidents of gender-based violence (GBV) at the workplace the Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare yesterday launched the 16 days of activism against the anti-social vice at the north-western town of Opuwo in the Kunene Region. The 16 days of activism campaign is being held under the theme, […]

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