Female-Friendly Career Cities

The Best Cities for Women to Make a Living

This year’s political arena has placed women and women’s issues at the center stage. Women’s economic opportunities especially seem to be a popular topic. No matter your political beliefs, cities across the nation have made strides to make their city appeal to working women. Here are a few factors to consider when looking for a […]

Battle of the Sexes

Project Management: A Battle of the Sexes?

“Anything you can do, I can do better.” While the lyrics to the beloved tune from the Broadway classic “Annie, Get Your Gun” might be a classic ode to male-female competition, thanks to a few recent controversial reports, they have become somewhat of a rallying cry for women working in project management. Despite being in the […]

America’s Top States for Female Business Owners

America’s Top States for Female Business Owners

Female entrepreneurship is growing at an unprecedented rate. Between 1997 and 2015, an average of 608 new women-owned businesses opened per day, American Express’ 2015 State of Women-owned Businesses report states. Since 2007, this number has increased to an average of 1,072 a day. The report surveyed the 50 states to find which ones have […]

Benefits of female leadership at Teledirect

How Female Leadership Provided a Spark for TeleDirect

No company that makes a change in leadership takes the decision lightly. The top-down dynamic has a ripple effect that’s hard to measure, and most management shifts produce mixed results. Not so with TeleDirect, a business process outsourcing (BPO) leader. TeleDirect has many women to key positions in leadership roles, with positive results. We asked […]

Pursuing Continuing Education to Grow Your Business

Pursuing Continuing Education to Grow Your Business

Between 1997 and 2014, the number of female-owned firms in the United States increased 68 percent, nearly 1.5 times the national average of 47 percent, according to a report by American Express OPEN and Womenable. The number of highly educated female entrepreneurs with at least some post-secondary education increased 9 percent between 2014 and 2015, […]

Women in Technology

5 Tech Career Paths for Women In Business

Consider that there is no longer any reason that women should have any different pay or opportunity than men anymore, and that the availability of tech jobs is skyrocketing, and suddenly you’ll see where the chance for breaking through for women in tech industries is going to be soon.