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In Science, Women Favored in Academic Hiring

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In Science, Women Favored in Academic Hiring

Women may still be at a disadvantage in applying for STEM-field careers in business, but in the academic world they have the upper hand . A study published recently in the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences finds that female candidates are twice as likely to be chosen for tenure-track science-faculty positions at universities, […]

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Equal Pay Day: Ask For More

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Equal Pay Day: Ask For More

Levo League’s survey of Millennial women finds that a majority don’t feel comfortable or prepared to successfully negotiate their job offers. Two-thirds (66%) say they haven’t known how to ask for more; 58% say they were afraid of losing their offer or their job if they negotiated. The fear of being seen as “pushy” keeps […]

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What Makes American Women Entrepreneurs Different?

What Makes American Women Entrepreneurs Different?

Women entrepreneurs in the U.S. who have run their businesses less than three years would tell their younger selves, “Trust your instincts, start small and don’t worry and enjoy yourself more.” That’s very different from their counterparts in Mexico, who say their advice to themselves would be, “Do more research, create a business plan early […]

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Do Women’s Careers Peak at Age 45?

Filed in Featured, More Headlines by on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
Do Women’s Careers Peak at Age 45?

A report on older workers commissioned by the British government concludes that that nation’s economy would benefit from “taking better advantage of the skills and experience of our more senior workers.” There are many reasons older workers are not staying with their careers longer, but one of the most disturbing findings is that many women […]

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Should Women and Men Lean In Together?

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Should Women and Men Lean In Together?

Achieving gender equality in the workplace will happen more quickly and more effectively if both genders work to make it happen. That’s the idea behind #LeanInTogether, a new campaign from LeanIn.org, the women’s empowerment organization created by Sheryl Sandberg. The case for men and women working for equality in tandem was made in a March […]

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Why Women Aren’t Staying in Tech Careers

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Why Women Aren’t Staying in Tech Careers

While programs emerge to encourage young women to pursue tech-field careers, many women in those fields are leaving “in droves,” the Chicago Tribune reports. Garann Means, for example, worked as a programmer for 15 before abandoning the career when it appeared she was not going to move up to a management position. “There are a […]

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Why Female-Owned Businesses are Different

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Why Female-Owned Businesses are Different

The number of women starting their own businesses is rising, but businesses owned by women continue to differ in significant ways from those owned by men, according to a new report on entrepreneurship in Canada from TD Economics. The most obvious difference is size because women are more likely to own small businesses with no […]

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Traits That Women Leaders Share

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Traits That Women Leaders Share

Women face more challenges and unique challenges in the workplace compared with men, which is one reason women are underrepresented in top business leadership roles. But some women do manager to get to the top and talent-management firm Caliper set about to explore the personality traits shared by successful women as well as the most […]

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[Q&A] Jazz Singer & Fitness Instructor Anne Burnell

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[Q&A] Jazz Singer & Fitness Instructor Anne Burnell

Anne Pringle Burnell is an acclaimed jazz singer and a certified instructor international presenter, author and education provider, who has been teaching exercise for 20 years. She developed the Peyow Aqua Pilates and Stronger Seniors programs and trains clients and groups in Pilates, Peyow Aqua Pilates, and a wellness procedure called AquaStretch. She has released […]

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A Banner Year for Women Entrepreneurs?

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A Banner Year for Women Entrepreneurs?

ForbesWoman’s Geri Stengel lists 11 reasons to be encouraged about women entrepreneurs’ prospects in 2015. One is the number of successful women-owned companies being created. Stengel notes that nine of CNC’s 20 hottest start-ups of 2014are headed by women. A direct result of that growing number of successes is an increase in the women entrepreneur […]

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