According to Fortune, there are three ways modern women can make their way into the C-suite: securing positions in the boardroom, finding corporate mentors and workplace sponsors, and education. Indeed, business education remains one of the best paths to upper-level management, which means women in business must continue learning throughout their careers.
In the noble pursuit of gender equality, business schools across the nation have devoted the past few years to encouraging more women to enroll in business education. Dozens of universities have enacted affirmative action goals to recruit more women into MBA programs ― and for the most part, it has worked.
This year’s political arena has placed women and women’s issues at the center stage. Women’s economic opportunities especially seem to be a popular topic. No matter your political beliefs, cities across the nation have made strides to make their city appeal to working women. Here are a few factors to consider when looking for a job and some moving tips to know if the city is right for you:
“Anything you can do, I can do better.” While the lyrics to the beloved tune from the Broadway classic “Annie, Get Your Gun” might be a classic ode to male-female competition, thanks to a few recent controversial reports, they have become somewhat of a rallying cry for women working in project management. Despite being in the minority in terms actually holding corporate managerial positions, a 2007 study indicated that on average, women were significantly more successful when it came to keeping projects on budget, meeting deadlines, and not abandoning projects.
In response, a number of project management experts weighed in on why women might be more successful in a project management role, highlighting factors like communication skills, the ability to multitask, and risk aversion, which tend to be more typically associated with female managers.
But is it true?
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