Archive for July, 2015

The ‘Millennial Career Pause’ Debate

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The ‘Millennial Career Pause’ Debate

Do millennial women define success differently and plan “career pauses” or this just another excuse for employers who don’t want to hire young women? Both opinions have been voiced recently. Gaining the most attention was Claire Cain Miller’s article, “More Than Their Mothers, Young Women Plan Career Pauses,” in the New York Times. Her thesis […]

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Female Millennials Want Opportunities, Equality

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Female Millennials Want Opportunities, Equality

Lack of opportunities for career progression was the top reason (34%) female millennials in financial services say they left their last employer, according to a new study from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). No room for growth ranked above “I found a job that paid more elsewhere” and “The work was not as interesting and meaningful as I […]

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Women-Owned Businesses Continue to Grow

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Women-Owned Businesses Continue to Grow

Women now own nearly one-third of privately held businesses in the U.S. These businesses account for nearly one of seven jobs at privately held businesses and one of every 16 overall, according to the 2015 “State of Women-Owned Businesses Report” from American Express OPEN. The number of women-owned businesses (WOB) rose by 74% between 1997 […]

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[Q&A] Rachel Switall: Make Your Mark

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[Q&A] Rachel Switall: Make Your Mark

Rachel Switall is a graphic artist by profession, but being a gatherer of children’s dreams is her true calling. She is publisher, editor, art director, advertising director and marketing director for StudentsXpress, a quarterly publication first printed in December 2011. Showcasing the writings and artwork of students from more than 25 Chicago public schools, StudentsXpress […]

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