We’ve all dreaded the pre-employment background check. – Are they a help or just a hassle? In order to keep a company alive and competitive in today’s world, a new flow workers must be maintained. Sure, there are a great deal of advantages keeping staff as long as possible, avoiding hiring. However, in order to […]
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 […]
“If you want to change the way people respond to you, change the way you respond to people.” -Tom Leary According to social media, 2017 will be a selfish year and people will be focusing on their interests and goals. Investing their energy on themselves, seems like it will be very bleak year for showing […]
We are making great progress in the fight against mental health discrimination. Studies and surveys show that our attitudes towards people with mental health issues are far more progressive and closer to the reality of the matter than they used to be. However, workplaces seem to be lagging behind in this area.
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 […]
The Lean In Alternative: Why Leaning Back Also Works for Women in Business Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In has received both high praise and disapproval from women. Whether you agree with everything she writes or not, says Vickie Milazzo, the core lesson that women should lean in and become leaders in the workplace is solid advice. […]
Traditionally, women have assumed that they need to be “more like men” to get ahead in business. But the gap is growing smaller all the time. In fact, says Vickie Milazzo, more and more women are receiving and creating big opportunities in business because characteristics that might have been labeled “too feminine for business” in […]