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5 Reasons to Celebrate the 24th Anniversary of the ADA

Joe Entwisle | Posted 09.21.2014 | Impact
Joe Entwisle

It was 24 years ago on July 26 that President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law. It was the year I graduated high school, a year and a half after sustaining a C4-C5 spinal cord injury.

Home Economics: Give Mom a Little (Professional) Respect

Alyson Gounden Rock | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Alyson Gounden Rock

This Mother's Day, we can all do three things that will bolster mom's value and support gender equality. We can stop making throwaway negative comments about mothers. We can acknowledge that mothers do real work, and we can value that work more highly.

Kathryn Sollmann: The Social Security Secret No One Tells Women Who Don't Work

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 03.17.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

Give the "fulfillment dollars" more weight -- and realize that even savings from a small income can significantly add to a family nest egg over time. Women often overlook "the power of compounding," which is especially potent when they return to work in their 40s or 50s and save even small amounts for 20 years or more.

A Painful Truth About Career Gaps

Johanna Wise | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Johanna Wise

Interviewers, human resource professionals, and people with whom you network may not understand your life choices. All you can do is clearly and compellingly articulate what you've learned and translate that into a benefit to employers.

How to Be A 40 Carat Gem in the Workforce

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

Who would want me now?" is the question I've been asked by hundreds of women -- stay-at-home Moms for 10 years or more -- who have fear and trepidation about transitioning to a paid job.

Why Women Over 40 Make the Best Interns

Melani Ward | Posted 12.23.2012 | Denver
Melani Ward

If you think deepening wrinkles, the need for a more flexible schedule due to multiple kids at home, and a large resume gap because of raising kids are the only reasons to welcome a 40-plus-year-old "returner" into your office, think again.