According to the American Psychological Association, work is the most common source of stress for 61% of Americans. And it comes as no surprise, given that work is deeply tied to people’s’ livelihoods, survival, and wellbeing. Recent research also shows that women are significantly more stressed at work than men are. On top of universal […]
Source: Pexels How Women Can Examine Their Language for a Leg Up at Work In a patriarchal world, women are constantly adjusting to men’s expectations to fit into the workplace. This can stem anywhere from dressing a certain way, to using specific language when sharing their ideas or speaking in meetings. Although women have been […]
Spring Cleaning Your Career Something about blooming flowers, warmer weather and spring showers makes people want to clean up other aspects of their lives in preparation for the rest of the year. While spring cleaning is generally done at home and occasionally in the workplace, it’s also an important thing to do for more abstract […]
Five Tips to Set Yourself Apart During the Job HuntBy Holly Caplan Statistics showed that in 2017 34.6% of women graduated with a 4-year degree vs. 33.7% of men. This gap has been narrowing for years, and women finally surpassed men for the first time in 2014. More women are making their mark and creating their trajectory […]
Tips for Balancing Work & Family The business moguls of today are often hard working mothers as well (pause for applause!). Women in the workforce are not only tasked with their own success, but ensuring the success of their family. However, it goes without saying that trying to balance work and family can become tricky […]
How to Navigate a Move That Benefits Your Career Sometimes, we’re able to make choices for our professional lives that pack a punch with relatively little action. Many women have been able to succeed by small thoughtful changes; many successful careers have been built by slowly yet consistently moving up the local career ladder. But […]
Networking Tips for Business Women Photo courtesy of Pexels. The technological advancements of the past several years have changed the way people connect with each other academically, socially, and professionally. The prevalence of smartphones, tablets, and other smart devices has almost completely transformed how we conduct our business interactions. This means that the digital […]
As a woman trying to build a career, it can often seem like any detour will completely derail your forward momentum. So while of course you’d love to travel the world, the prudent thing to do is keep your head down and stay on your career path, right? Not necessarily.
When it comes to buying decisions, women tend to hold most of the clout and power. In fact, women-owned small businesses contribute more than $3 trillion annually to the U.S. economy, according to the National Women’s Business Council. Unfortunately, though, many companies fail to market effectively to women, who are considered the largest demographic to […]
In today’s job market, savvy women need to do all that they can to make their resume stand out. Not only does this raise your chances of being noticed when the recruiter or hiring manager is flipping through resumes, but it can even bolster your career and increase your salary.
Deciding to pursue your entrepreneurial dreams is an exciting professional milestone. Quitting a full-time job to escape the corporate world or use your creativity to make a difference comes with great emotional, as well as financial, risk though. Entrepreneurs may have all of the ambition, drive, education and intelligence to launch a startup, but without […]