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Why women vanish as they move up the career ladder
Business Insider
The answer to why women vanish in such large numbers as they move up the corporate ladder — and why this does not seem to change over time — is obviously complex. There are many forces at work that cause this to happen. They can be put into several categories for conceptual clarity, though they are highly interrelated. We think the categories are well summarized by the statements women themselves would make about why they're vanishing from the corporate ladder:.
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3 myths about women entrepreneurs
The Huffington Post
There is no doubt that the U.S. economy is being buoyed by women entrepreneurs. Every time a new business is launched money is distributed to a variety of vendors required to get the company up and running. In many cases, new employees are hired and put to work. So why are women entrepreneurs seen and spoken about differently than male entrepreneurs?
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Massachusetts lags behind other states in share of women leaders
The Boston Globe
Massachusetts is often held up as forward thinking, but when it comes to women moving into corporate boardrooms and executive suites, Massachusetts lags behind other states, according to a report released Thursday by the Boston Club, which works for the advancement of women leaders.
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5 easy ways to keep your email inbox under control
By Liz Murphy
Co-workers and clients aren't the only sources of stress in the workplace. Though it may surprise you, email is also another culprit creating work-related strain and anxiety. In fact, a study released in the U.K. in 2013 revealed that 92 percent of participants exhibited physical signs of elevated stress levels when they received a work email. It's easy to let an inbox to become overwhelming, and unfortunately taking a vacation from your work email is not always possible. But here are five easy ways you can become the boss of your own inbox once again.
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Women, business and money: Why we are not getting paid what we deserve
The Huffington Post
Although women have made great strides bridging the wage gap, we still have a long and winding road ahead of us. Did you know that women who hold MBA's leave approximately $1 million on the table in the course of their careers? That's right, one million dollars! Imagine what you can do with that kind of money — the list is endless.
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Why don't more women want to work with other women?
The Atlantic
A recurring issue in glass-ceiling debates revolves around whether women are, either directly or indirectly, excluded from high-level jobs. Many offices tend to promote people according to a concept called "homosocial reproduction" — essentially, the spoils go to the workers who move in the right social circles. If your workplace is a boy's club where the high-performers smoke cigars and play golf together, this theory would dictate that the next big promotion is likely not going to the quiet female analyst who knits during lunchtime.
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Female CEOs missing in IPO boom
The Wall Street Journal
As a female, Filipino-American entrepreneur and CEO, Sheila Lirio Marcelo doesn't fit most corner-office stereotypes. When her company, Care.com Inc., began trading Friday following its initial public offering, Marcelo joined another small club: Just three percent of companies that went public in the U.S. between 1996 and 2013 had women CEOs, according to sociologist Martin Kenney and economist Donald Patton at the University of California, Davis.
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