Women have been working together to strive for a better community since before the days of the Suffragettes. Though we’ve had some tough barriers to overcome, women have continued to push for opportunities to improve their communities and the world. The future for women in business is becoming brighter and brighter, with contributions from women […]
Though the climate of inequality for women is progressing to become more mild, it still wreaks constant havoc for women in the business industry. Though we have been fighting to break the glass ceiling for a long time, it is no secret that women still get paid less than men, and the inequalities don’t stop […]
In a recent article published on LinkedIn, Melinda Gates called out the corporate world. She highlights the inequalities still facing women and minorities in the workplace, despite the progress that’s been made in the last 70 years. Anyone who’s held a job probably has a story about it, or can at least recognize the disparity […]
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.
Hiring employees is a tricky process with a lot of rules and regulations. It’s difficult enough to find someone with the right skills and personality to fit into your company, but when you have to deal with the legal aspects of hiring a non-U.S. citizen, it can be downright intimidating. Before you interview and hire […]
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 […]
When you think about the way hackers can create havoc for companies and consumers alike, the now-infamous cyberattack that hit Target during the 2013 holiday season may come to mind. During that attack, hackers stole data from up to 40 million credit and debit card holders, which required the big-box retailer to publicly apologize and […]
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 […]
As a female entrepreneur, you’ve likely invested a small fortune in a cache of technology, specialized tools and furniture to craft a home office where you love to work. But it could all disappear in an instant at the hands of a greedy burglar. Protect yourself and your business by taking the following measures to […]
Running a startup means wearing a lot of hats. You’re a busy woman, and you have to worry about finances, product, hiring and investors. One of the things you learn about being an entrepreneur is just how much decision making and legwork there is to do before you can even begin to run your business. […]