By Erin Ryan and Megan Thomas Could a self-limiting behavior be preventing you from realizing career success by going for a new job or promotion, asking for a well-deserved raise or making personal progress in life? According to How Women Rise, co-authored by Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith, your response may depend on your […]
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 […]
Do you love your job? According to a Gallup poll, there is a 64 percent chance that you don’t. In fact, there’s a 24 percent chance you actually hate your job. Nearly two thirds of those surveyed have no love for their workplace, but that doesn’t mean you have to fall into this category.
Life as a woman isn’t easy. You have so many obstacles to overcome, and if you have dreams of getting into business from a young age, the obstacles are even trickier to get through. Your sex shouldn’t define how successful you are in life. Just as race and sexual orientation should have no bearing on […]
Making time to juggle everything life throws at you may seem impossible, but finding a healthy balance in both your work and home life is important for not only yourself, but your loved ones as well. It’s very common in current times for women to be expected to juggle full-time careers as well as the […]
A recent survey of human resource managers shows that employee turnover remains one of the most critical workplace issues. Sixty percent say that skilled-person power is “scarce”. Forty six percent say that worker retention is a “very serious” issue and another 28 percent believe it to be “serious”. Companies that take the problem seriously and […]
While women hold almost 52 percent of all professional jobs in America, they are substantially underrepresented in leadership roles. And with women making up only 14.6 percent of executive officers and 8.1 percent of top earners, it’s important for women to take the leap and push through the glass ceiling. Here are five steps to […]
You start the workday feeling fresh and bright-eyed, though as the day continues, you slowly feel your energy diminish. You feel your motivation, focus, and productivity lessen as you edge into the afternoon. Rather than reaching for that extra cup of coffee or settling for a Luna bar for lunch, consider these ways to amp […]
More women than ever are working or filling part-time jobs, leaving behind mounting household chores, according to the study “Overworked and Underemployed” published in The American Prospect. Without the ability to focus on maintaining laundry, groceries, dinner and bills, both men and women are now working around the clock.