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Majority of Workers Who Will Benefit From Updated Overtime Rules Are Women

Caroline Fredrickson | Posted 06.30.2016 | Women
Caroline Fredrickson

For many women-domestic workers as well as office workers-coming under the overtime provisions will mean that they will actually have more time for their families and other pursuits --but if they are indeed forced to work long hours, at least they will be paid for it.

Are We Creating a Lost Generation of Women in Our Workforce?

Joi Gordon | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact
Joi Gordon

Though some see it as antiquated, ageism is a real factor for many women I see, especially those who fall into the "middle-age" bracket and find themselves subject to stereotypes.

How the Future of Work May Make Many of Us Happier

Anne-Marie Slaughter | Posted 03.23.2015 | World
Anne-Marie Slaughter

The 'care economy' allows people time to both make a living and do what they most care about.

My Toughest Workplace Conversation

Karen Frankola | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Karen Frankola

Whoopi Goldberg's recent embarrassment on live T.V. brought to mind the most difficult conversation I ever had in the workplace.

Women Entrepreneurs Are Still Underrepresented In Most Countries

BusinessNewsDaily | Brittney Helmrich | Posted 06.05.2014 | Women

By: Brittney Helmrich Published: 06/05/2014 05:54 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily Even in the most developed markets around the world, women remain g...

Arianna: The 'Unequivocal Benefits' Of Living Life Through The Third Metric

HuffPost Live | Ali Zaslav | Posted 03.26.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

For Arianna Huffington, living life through the Third Metric has had "a thousand percent" unequivocal benefits, with "absolutely no cost." Huffingt...

Taking Back Bossy

Lori J. Bertman | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
Lori J. Bertman

Banning the word "bossy" on the playground does not eliminate the more insidious issue, where female assertiveness is treated with negative feedback, while it is a positive attribute in men.

Why Women Stay At Their Jobs Longer Than Men

BusinessNewsDaily | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women

By: Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor Published: 02/10/2014 06:04 AM EST While men are quicker to change employers today than they were 3...

Why Talking Openly About Money Is Crucial, Not Crass

Jennifer Dziura | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Jennifer Dziura

Most of us talk about our sex lives with at least one person we're not having sex with. Yet many of us do not talk about money with anyone at all.

Why Pantene's Gender Inequality Ad Is Total Bullsh*t

Ashley Hesseltine | Posted 02.13.2014 | Women
Ashley Hesseltine

I'm all for female empowerment, but I do NOT think this video accomplishes it (as for dramatizing sexism to sell shampoo, I can't even). It didn't leave me feeling empowered and inspired; it left me feeling like I needed a shower.

The Real Reason Most Women Work

Slate | Posted 11.01.2013 | Women

Last week, Vice co-founder and conservative jerk Gavin McInnes threw a sexist temper tantrum on HuffPo Live, insisting that ambitious women are mostly...

Family, Machismo, and Cultural Change

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Ricardo B. Salinas

The woman is the pillar of the family and, by extension, is the cornerstone of society. However, she receives little support and recognition, and in addition to educating and training future citizens, we now demand many other things from her as well.

New Girl on the Block: Identifying and Coping With Workplace Bullies

Dontaira Terrell | Posted 11.04.2013 | Women
Dontaira Terrell

More than 50 million Americans have reported being bullied at work at a point in time in their career. I myself am included in this number.

CEO Series: Jacqueline Corbelli -- A Woman in the Mad Men Business

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 10.17.2013 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Given that Corbelli had this vision more than 10 years ago, it's difficult not to become inspired by her success. I asked her if she had any words of wisdom for younger women in business. Not surprisingly, she had several nuggets.

Under His Wing... Should You Take Flight With a Male Mentor?

Marion Chamberlain | Posted 08.11.2013 | Business
Marion Chamberlain

There is much buzz lately about women helping other women grow in the corporate world. Women in leadership positions are being asked to help more jun...

Five Mompreneurs Say You Can Do It All

Sramana Mitra | Posted 07.14.2013 | Small Business
Sramana Mitra

I frequently facilitate discussions about female entrepreneurs, and the company vs. children question, and I would like to do so again. To reinforce that point, I would like to introduce another set of "mompreneurs" who are charting their own ways in business while still raising a family.

Working Women More Likely to Pile on Pounds

Julie Upton | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

New research published this week in the International Journal of Obesity shows that working women are more likely to be overweight, and the more you work, the more pounds you're likely to pile on.

Women Increasingly Say They Can 'Have It All'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

Forget what celebrities, captains of industry and even world leaders seem to think -- more American women are saying it is possible to strike a balanc...

The Poetry of Women's Work

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 06.10.2013 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

What a better time than this, National Poetry Month, to enter another sort of discussion: the common space poems create for reflection -- on the challenges we face, the choices we make, and the invaluable importance of all women do.

13.4 Million Reasons Not to Ban Telecommuting

Nanette Fondas | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business
Nanette Fondas

Then snowstorms hit the Midwest and East Coast, closing schools and businesses, and people turned to -- you guessed it -- telecommuting to stay productive and safe. When the snow melts, will the backlash against teleworking continue?

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.

Ask Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg A Question!

Posted 03.07.2013 | Home

Facebook COO & author Sheryl Sandberg is coming to Mondays With Marlo! She will be discussing her new book "Lean In," which is about encouraging women...

How To Deal With A Sexist Co-Worker, From Gloria Steinem (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | Home

This week on Mondays With Marlo, I discussed strategies for dealing with a sexist co-worker with feminist activist Gloria Steinem. Here are the strate...

10 Fatal Distractions That Will Kill That Interview

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 03.31.2013 | Women
Jocelyn Greenky

Aside from all that talking in an interview, there's the matter of the rest of you. The interviewer will definitely have some strong reactions to things she doesn't want to have to see, smell or deal with in the office every day.

Starting Up A Life

Women 2.0 | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology
Women 2.0

Here's why I believe that startups are the ideal family-friendly settings, even if you don't consider yourself to be the type of person to center your life on family (or at least not yet).