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Marissa Mayer Defends Herself

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.19.2013 | Technology

Two months after a leaked Yahoo internal memo banning employees from working from home caused an uproar, Chief Executive Marissa Mayer has finally bro...

Yahoo!, Best Buy, and Telecommunting

Phil Simon | Posted 06.01.2013 | Business
Phil Simon

Letting go of physical boundaries, 19th-century work practices and an expectation that change is ever complete, may propel some organizations to the front through greater innovation and overall productivity.

Moms, Can We Please Give Each Other a Break?

Fauzia Burke | Posted 05.25.2013 | Parents
Fauzia Burke

The whole media storm over Sheryl Sandberg's book makes me wonder, why are we so set on judging each other? I know one thing from my personal experience, if you are a mom, you're working hard. None of us are better than the other.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Are Gays and Women Winning the Culture War?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgArianna Huffington and Mary Matalin discuss the two greatest cultural shifts in our lifetimes -- women at work and gays in society. Are Sheryl Sandberg and Rob Portman inflection points? Goodbye to Buchanan and Scalia?

The Price of Adult Supervision at Yahoo!

Todd R. Miller | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Todd R. Miller

A multitude of studies show that traditional bricks and mortar offices are among the very worst places to get work done.

Marissa Mayer Backlash Reveals Double Standard for Women CEOs

Jennifer Erickson | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Jennifer Erickson

Mayer was brought in to turn around Yahoo!'s fortunes. She was not hired to talk about the difficulties of having a young child and still working at the office. (Quick question -- do you know if Larry Page or Sergei Brin have children?)

Wonder Where the Women in Power Are? Look to Silicon Valley

Penny Herscher | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
Penny Herscher

There is a tectonic shift happening and we're living the future right now here in technologyland. Women are gaining and holding power at a rate we have never seen before and finally they are openly talking about it.

Mayer vs. Sandberg: More Flexibility, Less Telecommuting?

Heidi Golledge | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business
Heidi Golledge

Looking closely at both Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer's recent comments makes you realize that both successful women agree: women need flexibility to become leaders.

Home or Office?

Tom Silva | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business
Tom Silva

The reason, I suspect, has less to do with a particular arrangement than with the issue of trust. In return for companies treating workers like adults, employees tend to perform better as a sign of good faith.

Working From Home: The Fantasy vs. The Reality

Brittany Gibbons | Posted 05.08.2013 | Parents
Brittany Gibbons

There's been lots of drama recently about Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and her decision to bring all the Yahoo employees back into the office. I've been on both sides of this coin. And as a current work-from-home mom, I'm here to say how much it sometimes kinda blows.

Telecommuting: The Good, the Bad and the Lazy

Mikel King | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business
Mikel King

I would rather have my team members safe at home working on the project then risking life and limb just to be present in the office.

Ladies: All Hands On Deck

Margie Omero | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Margie Omero

The debate about how we accommodate mothers in the workplace should be much larger than any one CEO. When we have no national child care policy, and no consistent national standard about how new mothers are treated at work, we all suffer.

Carly Fiorina Interview: Marissa's Ban on Working From Home and HP's Future

Cassie Slane | Posted 05.07.2013 | Technology
Cassie Slane

Do you remember when female leaders at the top of Silicon Valley companies were hard to find? Well, they still are. But at least now, there are a few more than there were. Only 14 years ago Carly Fiorina was the first.

One Size Does Not Fit All: My Unsolicited Advice to Marissa Mayer and Yahoo

Shani Magosky | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business
Shani Magosky

Here's the thing -- it's not about working from home vs. in the office. That's too simplistic. Working from home is not a one size fits all panacea, but neither is Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's directive to eliminate them all.

Marissa Mayer Just Earned Herself A Huge Bonus

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer received a $1.1 million bonus for her first five-and-half months running the Internet company. ...

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Is in a Lose-Lose Battle

BabyPost | Posted 05.05.2013 | Parents
BabyPost

As a woman I understand that my role as a parent shouldn't factor into the way I'm viewed professionally. But also, as a women, I think it is imperative that our commitments to our family be respected and demanded.

Women CEOs Make the Tough Decisions. Just Ask Marissa

Jacqueline Corbelli | Posted 05.05.2013 | Technology
Jacqueline Corbelli

Ms. Mayer's role is not to be satisfied with the status quo, but to shake things up and revive an iconic company that stood on the brink of irrelevance. These are the tough decisions. If Marissa were Matt Mayer, would the response have been different?

Searching for Stability in Changing Times

Brad Harrington | Posted 05.04.2013 | Business
Brad Harrington

2013 is just two months old and already headlines from the national and international stage leave us wondering, "Does anything endure? When we wake u...

A Yahoo Employee's Open Letter to Marissa Mayer

Kristen Kennedy | Posted 05.04.2013 | Parents
Kristen Kennedy

There's one thing I wanted to ask you about. It's a family issue. And I know how important family is to you because you built an on-site nursery for your son -- who, by the way, is adorable and SO smart. Just like his mom!

Enabling Women to Be Your Company's Future Leaders

Michael Kirven | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology
Michael Kirven

It's not enough for women to speak up. CEOs are the ones who must pave the way for women everywhere. Let's not waste our energy criticizing Sandberg. Let's figure out what needs to be done now.

Pro-Working Mother Digital Companies Are Shaking Their Heads

Jennifer Owens | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology
Jennifer Owens

Digital companies have changed the world and its culture. We hope that in order to attract and retain female talent and promote them through the pipeline, these same companies will suport policies and benefits that support working families.

Why Women (and Media) Love to Pick on Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer

Keli Goff | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business
Keli Goff

It's too simplistic to say that women are just jealous of them. It's more complex than that. Their lives seem to be working for them in a way that the lives of very few women, or people in general, are working.

Does the Marissa Mayer Backlash Finally Mean Our Work Culture Is Changing - for the Better?

Anjali Sareen | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business
Anjali Sareen

While we might not be able to change the five-day workweek or the two-week-a-year vacation cycle, we can change our approach. We can understand that in order for employees to love their jobs, they must feel valued and happy.

Marissa Mayer and Yahoo!'s Leaked Memo -- Say It Isn't So!

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

Yes, Yahoo!'s argument that employees need to communicate and collaborate with each other is true. But the way to go about engineering this collaborative effort is not by abruptly banning your employees ability to work from home. This is just ludicrous.

Why Passing on the Remote Is Good for Yahoo!

Randy Howder | Posted 04.30.2013 | San Francisco
Randy Howder

Marissa Mayer's not telling employees that Yahoo! wants them to give up their personal lives to long commutes and sad drip coffee makers. She's simply saying to her people that if they're all in this together, they've got to be in this together. Literally.