Tag: women

Fewer Women Became CEOs in 2017

The rate of women taking over the role of chief executive officer declined slightly in 2017.

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Hiring Refugees Comes with Many Benefits

Today we are joined by Gideon Maltz, executive director of Tent—an organization dedicated to aiding the men, women, and children of the world who have been forcibly displaced from their home countries. Tent recently released a guide to hiring refugees in the United States.

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Citi Addresses Gender Pay Gap

Citigroup has become the first major U.S. bank to respond to shareholder pressure and agree to disclose wage data and adjust employee salaries in a company-wide effort to achieve gender and ethnicity pay equity.

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Women in STEM Face Discrimination, Harassment

A new report from Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank, finds that women working in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are much more likely than men to experience gender discrimination and sexual harassment at work.

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AARP Educates Job Seekers About Age Discrimination

A recent AARP article, aimed at the organization’s member audience, contains information for older job seekers. It also contains a veiled, two-part warning for employers: Discriminating against older workers is illegal; age discrimination is widespread.

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Advertising a Harassment-Free Culture

As more men resign from positions of power amid accusations of sexual harassment and assault, you may be at a loss as to how to let job seekers know that your organization welcomes and supports women. Short of issuing a statement, “we don’t condone or allow this conduct,” is there anything you can do?

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