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Maternity Leave in the U.S. Needs Attention

Maternity Leave in the U.S. Needs Attention

With many young women in the workforce, maternity leave has become a topic of interest. In fact, since many of those who are starting jobs have plans for a family, they seriously consider a maternity leave policy or benefits of the company where they work. Even people...

Promoting Equal Pay

Promoting Equal Pay

In spite of ongoing legislation and discussions around the gap in gender pay, there is still a sizable difference between what men and women in the same industries are paid. In addition, sectors in which the workforce is predominantly made up of women continue to be...

Mentorship Opportunities

Mentorship Opportunities

Mentoring programs are becoming more popular in virtually every industry and for good reasons. First, mentees are 68% more likely to stay with an employer for five years or more. Secondly, mentees are also more involved in the operations of the workplace than other...

Networking Your Way to a Better Job

Networking Your Way to a Better Job

Hungry for a new job? Maybe your current job is boring or you don’t like your boss. Either way, a change of scenery might be nice and it would probably bring a nice pay raise. 70% of jobs are found through networking. At times, the process can get complicated. Follow...

How the Pandemic Revealed Women’s Financial Needs

How the Pandemic Revealed Women’s Financial Needs

People’s lives around the world have been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. Shutdowns, illness, work, childcare and other aspects of day-to-day life have been turned upside down. One area especially hard hit are finances and for women, the pandemic has shed light on...

Why Women Are Better Negotiators

Why Women Are Better Negotiators

Some people view men as the best negotiators for business deals. Most men are aggressive, confident, and loud. However, this does not automatically qualify them as the best negotiators. When it comes to negotiating, I’ve learned you don’t need to be tough or...

Overview of the Gender Gap

Overview of the Gender Gap

The traditional workplace settings deprived women of the top spots, especially in decision making. For instance, if a man and a woman suggested anything, the man's proposal would be accepted prior to the latter. It is because men were more believed than women....

Resume Mistakes Women Should Be Aware Of

Resume Mistakes Women Should Be Aware Of

The rightly constructed resume can be the difference between getting an interview and being completely ignored by a company. Women in particular face various issues that can hurt them when building their resumes. To succeed, women must understand these mistakes they...

The TOP 5 CITIES FOR WOMEN IN TECH TO WORK

The TOP 5 CITIES FOR WOMEN IN TECH TO WORK

For the longest time, women have been looking for the best jobs that do not just fulfill them financially but psychologically as well. This means great working conditions and smaller pay gaps between them and their male counterparts. According to the SmartAsset...

Becoming More Employable

Becoming More Employable

Employability comes down to how well individuals can communicate their worth, instead of how much education foundation or tutoring they have Claire Kim comment. It additionally comes down to how quickly they can learn and perform at work. It turns out mindset is, to a...