As a woman entering the healthcare field, your experience with all there is to offer may be somewhat limited thanks to how women are presented on television — do you choose to become a nurse or physician? However, your options are not nearly so limited. In this article, we’re going to explore 10 career options […]
Public relations is a fun and fast-paced career that often places you at the forefront of an organization or company. Public relations is a great choice for any career-minded woman and often offers the chance to take on a greater leadership role within a company or organization. But what exactly is public relations? What […]
Looking for a new job is no fun, especially in a world where the best practices for applying and following up are changing faster than you can follow. Before you start stressing about whether or not to send a thank-you note after the interview or if it’s still encouraged to wear power colors when meeting […]
Many people still think of hunting and fishing as men’s sports and hobbies. However, more and more women are getting into these pastimes that take them out into the great outdoors. Yes, there are even women in trapping and in taxidermy. In fact, there are many outlets in the world of wildlife and the great […]
It’s easy to fall into a trap of repetitive business blogging. You’re juggling your other business tasks along with kids, carpools and the house and it’s hard to make enough time to find new, creative ideas. However, the success of your blog requires you to engage your users, and they don’t want re-spun content or […]
The 2016 edition of Women In Business & Industry is live and ready for viewing. Inside we interview Jocelyn Allen and Chandra Lewis, powerhouse CEOs of corporate PR firm The Allen Lewis Agency; how to navigate today’s fluctuating job market; venture capitalists looking for female entrepreneurs; how to prepare for the coming boom of the […]
For those who abhor change of any kind, I believe there are an equal number of us who want to challenge the status quo, to move quickly and to leap ahead. Some of us might finish people’s sentences. We click “send” before we re-read our email and tap our foot while the microwave works. We […]
Everywhere I look, there is some reminder of the upcoming election. (There’s a job I won’t be signing up for!) But then it struck me-sometimes, being a nurse is like being President.
Women’s technology buying habits outpace men, according to Parks Associates. More women are playing video games, buying tablets and smartphones, and having higher purchase intentions than men. Overall, Parks Associates urges manufacturers to give women practical and social reasons to buy, and they’ll follow suit.
Flirting can benefit women in negotiations, according to a study by UC Berkeley Business Professor Laura Kray. “Feminine charm,” as Kray calls it, is more about using a woman’s natural personality than making sexual come-ons. And it’s not about playing “the weaker sex.” Powerful women from former U.S. Secretary of State Madeline Albright to the […]
Women have had to fight for their place in the world. It wasn’t until 1920 that women were even given the right to vote. There have been great historical trials for women, and even though women have gained many rights in the last century and made a place for themselves in a man’s world, women […]
Being a woman in the business world has not always easy. Years of struggling for equality in the workforce have helped us gain steady ground, though, and today the face of business is a lot of feminine than it ever has been before. An impressive 51% of all management and professional positions are now held by […]