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3 Reasons Why Gender Equality is an 'Everyone' Issue

Some 58 percent of men in one survey said there are no more obstacles for women in the workplace. Hey, guys, wake up.
It's 2017, but the gender-equality conversation continues, with women still facing obstacles in the workplace. Just last week, the tech industry highlighted the major thought divides that persist, when Google fired a senior software engineer. ...




Take more leaps: Women in tech share their top career tips

The tech industry has gained a reputation for a male-dominated culture, which is often particularly pronounced in technology and engineering departments. For women who are building their careers within the field, that can present challenges their male colleagues aren’t faced with. ...




Spring 2017 Runways Were Most Diverse in History — Sort Of

Ahead of the Spring 2017 shows, players at all tiers of the fashion pyramid called out for change. The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) — the veritable governing body of fashion — issued a set of “racial diversity pointers” in an effort to “encourage the industry to be inclusive of racial diversity when preparing casting of models for their company needs. ...




How to know when it’s time to leave your job

1How do you know when it’s time to go?Leaving a job – especially one where you are comfortable – can be a terrifying and traumatic experience. In fact, getting fired or retiring are both in the top 10 most stressful life events on the Holmes And Rahe Stress Scale and changing careers lands in the top 20. ...




How to actually get stuff done while working remotely

Welcome to 2017, where the whole world can be your office. Thanks to flexible working arrangements and quick, readily available internet, you can work pretty much anywhere these days.
 
Which is a great option for people who need to travel for their job, or who enjoy the flexibility of not having to traipse into the office every day. ...




How to Maintain a Thriving Career after a Debilitating Injury

Sometimes accidents happen. Whether you work in a particularly dangerous occupation or not, whether you were injured at work or not, debilitating injuries can take a massive toll on your career. But it is possible to maintain a thriving career after a debilitating injury. ...




‘Is There a Man I Can Talk To?’: Stories of Sexism in the Workplace

Last week, after an Uber board member’s wisecrack and the interruption of Senator Kamala Harris during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, The New York Times asked women to share their own experiences. More than 1,000 responded, offering up vivid anecdotes of times they had been interrupted, penalized for speaking up, belittled or discriminated against in terms of salary, promotions or pregnancy. ...




This Is the Real Reason So Many Women Are Stressed About Work

Research has shown that women in male-dominated fields tend to experience more work-related stress than men in female-dominated ones. Cate Taylor, an assistant professor of sociology and gender studies at Indiana University, wondered why this was. Are women somehow more prone to work-related stress, or do differences in how men and women are treated have something to do with it?To pinpoint the source of this gender disparity in workplace stress, Taylor simulated an environment in her lab where men basically had to deal with all the crap women deal with at work on a daily basis. ...




This Iconic 90s Film Can Teach Us a Lot About Hiring

Ten inspiring lessons on how to attract and retain top talent from one of film's most lovable characters.
It's hard to believe that Jerry Maguire (released December 1996) is nearly 21 years old. Yet despite the 90's haircuts and questionable denim clothing, I still consider Jerry Maguire to be one of the most poignant examples of the human experience. ...




See Pharrell Talk Gender Equality, Education at NYU's Commencement

"This is the first generation that navigates the world with the security and confidence to treat women as equal," artist says



On Wednesday, Pharrell Williams received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from NYU and delivered the school's commencement speech at Yankee Stadium. ...