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 […]
The 2015 edition of Women In Business & Industry is live and ready for viewing. Inside we interview Maren Donovan, CEO of Zirtual; the best towns for your startup venture; the few but best-rated women-friendly tech companies; we talk to Teresa Briggs on gender diversity at Deloitte LLP; and more. Check it out today!
While the past decades have seen a great advancement in the field of gender equality in the workplace, the title of James Brown’s classic song “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World” still rings true when it comes to investment banking. Still, women have a lot to offer to the job and it seems that despite […]
As women, we can find ourselves in a tangle, unable to achieve an inner balance. We are pulled in a million directions between family, work and our day to day commitments and we simply forget to stop and breathe. More importantly the dangerous effects have only gained steamed and gotten worse over the years.
First, the spicy sounding title of this article is in no way revealing of what it’s actually about — although it is exactly what it appears to be. This is a workingwoman’s guide to selling herself in business.
Being a woman of color in the workforce is no easy task—even going into 2015. While the glass ceilings are getting cracks and there are unprecedented opportunities at the helm, that doesn’t necessarily make professional life “easy” for WOC who are new to the workforce or climbing up that corporate ladder. Sometimes you might feel […]