As you may have noticed, most working professionals tend to surround themselves with like-minded individuals who have similar backgrounds, experiences and education. But while it's important that everyone on a team buy into the same overarching vision and share similar...
If you're a woman living in the state of Wyoming, you won't see equal pay until 2159 — that's more than century away. The Status of Women in the States, a project from the Institute for Women's Policy Research, just released its findings on how long it will take...
Closing the gender gap in the workplace would boost job satisfaction and productivity but getting more women to enter the labor market and stay there remains a challenge, including in the U.S., according to panelists at a U.N. conference. Asa Lofstrom, a professor at Sweden's...
Many companies and countries still seem to think that most children only have mothers. They talk about "maternity leave" and "flex time for mothers" and "on-ramping for new moms." Other companies and countries have moved into an entirely new terrain where parenthood has...
Let's start with a short personality test. For each of the following dimensions, indicate the extent to which each of the following words describes you, with a 5 indicating "very much so" and a 1 indicating "not at all": assertive, talkative, bold, not reserved and energetic....
Katherine Zaleski recently garnered national attention in her Fortune.com article by apologizing for her dismissive attitude towards working moms when she had been a childless manager. The attitude Zaleski portrayed sounded wearily familiar to many working mothers, who are...
A recent Department of Labor update to the Family and Medical Leave Act has been heralded as a socially progressive step that moves us closer to equal treatment for all employees, but one that has plenty of practical implications for employers and HR leaders as well.
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