Tag: women

The Power of an Authentic You

At a conference earlier this year, I had the honor of moderating a lively, open, and engaging roundtable on women’s leadership. I opened the session by asking the participants whether they felt they were expected, as women, to act or behave a certain way to succeed in business.

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Race a Factor in Advancement in Silicon Valley

A new study finds that while the San Francisco Bay Area is home to one of the most heterogeneous populations in the United States, diversity in technology leadership roles has generally stagnated over the last decade.

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What Do Women Think of Your Company, Really?

Using the hashtag “MeToo,” women have spoken out on social media about their experiences with sexual harassment and assault. The issue is far more pervasive than many people (men) realized—and the workplace is often the scene of such behavior.

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Employers and Politics

Companies that have been reluctant to speak up about political and social issues may want to rethink their silence, in light of a new survey from job site Glassdoor.

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Is Your Company Guilty of Wage Theft?

Companies tend to focus on messaging that targets management, ignoring information employees and job seekers receive from various sources. After all, there are only so many hours in a day.

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Best Workplaces for Women 2017

Great Place to Work, a global research firm, and Fortune have announced their annual ranking of the Best Workplaces for Women.

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Women in Business: Fighting to Get to the Top

There are 74.6 million women in the civilian labor force – almost 47 percent of U.S. workers are women. When it comes to education, women are more likely than men to have earned a bachelor’s degree by age 29 (34 percent of women vs. 29 percent of men). Women also own close to 10 million […]

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Watch Out: Gender Pay Equity Law Is on the Move

Gender pay equity is a perennial social, political, and ultimately legal issue in our country. Corporate general counsel and HR professionals have watched this issue ebb and flow, and we are now seeing a new flow, but not from where it was expected.

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