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Is Women’s Work Undervalued?

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Is Women’s Work Undervalued?

Many women argue that the work done by women isn’t valued as highly as that done by men, contributing to the gender pay gap. Researchers from Cornell University have given that argument more credence. Their study finds that wages decline when women enter a business in large numbers although the women are doing exactly the […]

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Seven Lies Entrepreneurs Shouldn’t Believe

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Seven Lies Entrepreneurs Shouldn’t Believe

There are enough difficulties in building business without tripping yourself with unreal fears. Writing on the website ReCode.com, Stephanie Tilenius (shown), founder and CEO of health and wellness coaching service Vida.com, shares what she says are “seven lies that women entrepreneurs use to defeat themselves.” The first is, “My startup is the only chance I […]

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Exploring the Gender Pay Gap

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Exploring the Gender Pay Gap

“The gender pay gap is real, but more complicated than you think,” reports an interesting new study of women’s and men’s wages conducted by PayScale.com, a provider of on-demand compensation data and software. The often-quoted wage statistic (which PayScale.com calls the “uncontrolled gender pay gap”) is that women earn 78 cents for every dollar a […]

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Risk Management and Career Building

Filed in Featured, More Headlines by on November 5, 2015 0 Comments
Risk Management and Career Building

When opportunities arise to assume greater leadership roles, whispers of self-doubt aren’t uncommon. Are you ready? Is this the right move? Do they really want me? Am I moving up too fast? Writing at LinkedIn, Sallie Krawcheck—CEO and co-founder of women’s investing site Ellevest—says she knows those doubts and how to defeat them. “When I […]

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Study: Women Avoiding Cybersecurity Careers

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Study: Women Avoiding Cybersecurity Careers

If Internet security is the latest front in the battle to boost women’s presence in STEM fields, the fight’s not going well. A survey commissioned by Raytheon and the national Cyber Security Alliance finds the gap in interest in the field shown by men and women has widened in the past year. The study, “Securing […]

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Gender Bias, STEM and the Boys Club

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Gender Bias, STEM and the Boys Club

Why do too few women begin or stay with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers? On the Oct. 20, 2015, broadcast of PBS’s “NewsHour,” Judy Woodruff spoke with Eileen Pollack (at l.), author of “The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science Is Still a Boys’ Club.” A transcript of the broadcast follows:   […]

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Study Examines Difficulties of ‘Opting In’

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Study Examines Difficulties of ‘Opting In’

Women who “opt out” of careers to have children have been much discussed, but too little attention may have been given to the difficulties these women encounter when trying to opt back in. The latest survey by British site Workingmums.co.uk finds that among women who take a career break to have or raise children, nearly […]

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What LeanIn.org and McKinsey Know About Women

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What LeanIn.org and McKinsey Know About Women

Don’t buy the idea the women are underrepresented at the top because they leave business at higher rates than men or because women have difficulties balancing work and life demands. The truth is that “women face greater barriers to advancement and a steep path to senior leadership,” concludes a study, “Women in the Workplace 2015,” […]

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Is the Gender Gap a Perception Problem?

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Is the Gender Gap a Perception Problem?

Are women underrepresented in most high-levels in organizations because of a difference in core life goals women and men hold? Research conducted by three Harvard Business School faculty members—Francesca Gino, Caroline Wilmuth and Alison Wood Brooks—and reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) finds differences in perception of professional advancement between […]

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[Q&A] Cookbook Writer Kate Leahy’s Recipe for Success

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[Q&A] Cookbook Writer Kate Leahy’s Recipe for Success

Kate Leahy is a freelance writer and recipe developer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the co-author, with Nate Appleman and Shelley Lindgren, of “A16 Food + Wine” (Ten Speed Press, 2008), named the 2009 International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook of the Year and recipient of the Julia Child First Book […]

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