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 […]
On April 15th in London, Deutsche Bank launched its fourth ATLAS program, their global leadership development initiative for female managing directors.
The number of businesses owned by women of color has increased rapidly since 1997 when there were just under one million. Today, that number has more than doubled to an estimated 2,934,500 accounting for one in three (32%) of women-owned firms.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless aid fell last week to its lowest level in nearly 5-1/2 years, signaling labor market resilience in the face of fiscal austerity.
More than 110,000 clean energy, clean transportation jobs announced in 2012 WASHINGTON (March 6, 2013) – Companies and communities across the country announced more than 300 clean energy and clean transportation projects in 2012 that are expected to create 110,000 jobs, according a report released today by Environmental Entrepreneurs.
BETHLEHEM, PA —Hiring will be up for new college graduates, according to a new report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). NACE’s Job Outlook 2013 survey shows that employers anticipate hiring 13 percent more Class of 2013 college graduates than they hired from the Class of 2012.
Recent reports have indicated jobs are continuing to climb after the recession, but that’s not the case for all occupations—some are projected to decline in the coming decade, according to JIST’s recently released Occupational Outlook Handbook 2013–2014.
Home health and personal care aides top the list at 70 percent growth through 2020 The prolonged housing market meltdown pushed Ann Jacobi Brown, a real estate broker of 11 years, to switch careers at midlife. At age 52, she is months away from graduating with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of […]
As of 2012, it is estimated that there are more than 8.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States, generating nearly $1.3 trillion in revenue and employing nearly 7.7 million people, according to the second annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express OPEN. The growth in the number (up 54 percent), employment (up 9 percent) […]
Minority Small Business Government Contractors Investing More for Success but Efforts Pay Off, Finds New Study Women and Minority Active Contractors More Likely Than Non-Contracting Peers to Exceed $1 Million in Revenue NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new report, “Women and Minority Small Business Contractors: Divergent Paths to Equal Success”, released today by American Express OPEN finds that minority […]
OFFICE DEPOT NAMED “TOP 50 COMPANY FOR EXECUTIVE WOMEN” BY NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR FEMALE EXECUTIVES Office Depot Named to List for Eighth Consecutive Year Boca Raton, Fla., March 1, 2012 — Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, today announced that it was named […]