It’s still going to take more than 100 years to reach gender parity Last week part one of this topic explored how changes in political representation and management teams have seen some success on tilting the balance toward achieving gender parity. So it seems to be working at the top… … but at the lower […]
Gender Parity is Almost 100 Years Away
Gender parity matters because… Believe it or not economies and the societies supporting them need gender parity as a part of their overall health. Major factors like competitiveness, future-readiness, and growth have a global impact. Therefore, businesses and economies alike see the effects, based on the development and employment of half the available talent pool […]
Recovery of Jobs Lacks Gender Equity
The economic outlook after COVID-19 is still shaky. A gender equitable jobs recovery needs some serious focus. Even though the situation continues, the economy in the United States is showing some signs of recovery. However Hispanic and black women are still left behind in the big picture, with many still unemployed after the wave of […]
Job Market vs. COVID-19
How has the pandemic affected the job market for women? The attack of the Coronavirus outbreak will leave a long-lasting effect, and the job market will be affected for potentially years in this unrelenting downturn. During this pandemic, we jumped from the best labor market to the terrible in the last 60 years. Millions of […]
Remote work: Improving Relations With Coworkers
Remote work: Improving Relations With Coworkers Remote work can be a double edged sword In remote work, you lose the advantage of face-to-face interaction with other co-workers. When you communicate only through computers, it can be difficult to get those non-verbal insights about your co-workers, and the trust cannot be developed that is built between […]
Nursing: Thinking About Making a Pivot?
Nursing positions can be found working in a wide range of environments, including hospitals, urgent care clinics, physician offices, care centers, and schools. Because of COVID-19, more and more people who work in nursing are seeking jobs that they can do without having to commute at all. During this pandemic, medicare has been temporarily expanded […]
Landmark Supreme Court Ruling On Discrimination
The restriction on sex discrimination in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects transgender and gay workers says the UNITED STATES Supreme Court in a landmark ruling on Monday, June 16. Unexpected author for the majority… For this historic discrimination ruling, Justice Neil M. Gorsuch wrote the opinion of the majority. The majority included […]
Post COVID: What’s your Plan B?
With all the COVID 19 developments, What is your alternate plan for pursuing the next step in your career? Are you ready to make a pivot? A perfectly planned road ahead. You decided the right track for your chosen field, and made an exhaustive list of target companies to apply with. Then you applied to […]
Women in Tech:Key to the Future
Where are the greatest opportunities for women in the future? Often (or particularly) at the beginning of a brand-new decade, it is necessary to look ahead at how the future of tech can depend on more women entering the sector. At what level do we want to find ourselves in 2030? Where do we truly […]
Recruiting Women: Where Do You Start?
If your goal is to recruit more women for your workforce, where do you start? First, it’s important to realize that having a desire to recruit and recruiting are two entirely different things and that even if a company’s HR program, recruiting group, and hiring team all agree that their company should hire more women, […]
Considering a Career in Public Relations?
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 […]
WIB: Salaries in Traditional Vs Nontraditional Industries for Women
Here at WIB-I, we like to focus on specific industries that we see women thriving in, despite historical lashbacks. One such industry you might find is surprisingly progressing faster than others is that of public relations. Public relations is still a male-dominated industry though, so the question of salary amounts for women versus men, treatment […]