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Working Women

The Working Woman in 2020

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 08.01.2013 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

If you believe the surveys -- and parse all they commentary they create -- successful working women must find balance, as they lean forward, peering up at the glass ceiling, looking over their shoulders at coming competitors in an environment that is not nearly as sisterly as we assumed.

New Study On Why Women Make Less Than Men

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business

Men and women who work the same job actually get paid about the same when they are starting out in their careers, according to a study released Thursd...

Why Men Work So Many Hours

Joan Williams | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Joan Williams

If institutions are serious about advancing women, they'll have to address the hours problem -- that's the only way to get a critical mass of women poised for leadership. But we'll never address the hours problem until we open up a conversation about what drives it.

For Women Entering the Workforce, It's About Options

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 07.30.2013 | College
Alison A. Quirk

Too often, the conversations about women in the workplace are focused on the wrong things. Your generation can change the discussion.

Super-Rich Man Makes Extremely Offensive Comment About A 'Girl's Bosom'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.24.2013 | Business

Ambitious ladies listen up: If you’d like to stay that way, never have a kid and if you do decide to have a baby, under no circumstances let that wa...

A Q & A with Super Mom and Anchor Andrea Morehead

Earl Martin Phalen | Posted 07.20.2013 | Parents
Earl Martin Phalen

I'm honored Andrea Morehead could share some advice for other busy moms and her thoughts on early education.

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.

What 'Leaning In' Was Like In The '70s And '80s

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.08.2013 | Women

We've been talking a lot about women and work recently, from "leaning in" to the depressing fact that women still make 77 cents to a man's dollar. How...

Abenomics: A Strategy for Growth Is to Utilize the Female Workforce

野田聖子 | Posted 05.06.2013 | World
野田聖子

When I think about our nation in the next hundred years, the best growth strategy is to have diversity: to utilize more women, elderly and people with disabilities.

What Warren Buffett Isn't Saying

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

Warren Buffett reminded all of us last week that Corporate America could do more to advance women in the workplace. Perhaps he should start with his o...

You Can Have It All, but You Can't Do It All

Myra Evans | Posted 07.03.2013 | Women
Myra Evans

Where was my Dr. Huxtable? Instead of resting on the weekends after working at least 80 hours, I was at the grocery store and preparing meals that could be frozen and reheated later in the week. Was this my dream or a nightmare?

A Love Note to Those Who Are Tired of Being Tired at Work

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 06.19.2013 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

When you're in school, the goals were outlined clearly. You studied hard, got the A, and that was that. On the job, success is not nearly so clear and it's easy for things to drag on with no clear end in sight.

From Seattle to New York City, Women and Families Need Action on Fair Pay

Debra L. Ness | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics
Debra L. Ness

This week, we recognize Equal Pay Day -- the day that marks how far into the new year women have to work to catch up with men's wages from the previous year. Let's remember how far we have to go to see real equality for women and press for progress.

Lean In and Lead With Swagger

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels I like to think that I'm one tough, empowered chick, so you can imagine my ...

The Path for Powerful Women in Today's Workplace

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 06.04.2013 | Women
Dr. Gail Gross

While we can look back with pride on the accomplishments of women before us, we must also look forward with determination to break down the remaining barriers that limit women's opportunities.

Single Professionals Need Work-Life Balance Too

Whitney Caudill | Posted 06.04.2013 | Women
Whitney Caudill

Comments like "well, you don't have children at home," imply, whether intended or not, that traditional family or child-oriented activities are more important or legitimate than the activities of single people or that single people have little responsibilities outside of work.

Unfinished Business... Or Why I Left My Office Jobs

Amanda Brewington | Posted 06.03.2013 | Detroit
Amanda Brewington

When something needs to be accomplished I would rather stay up late and get something done in one day rather than spend two days doing something. This is why I didn't fare well in an office setting. And now I know why.

10 Ways To Annoy Your Co-Workers

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 06.03.2013 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

Friday is a sight for sore eyes when you've had a terrible week at work. You know what I mean. A frustrating, complicated, endless bang-the-head-on-the-wall kind of week. Ever experience one of those?

Should You Marry A Prince -- Or A Princeton Man?

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 06.02.2013 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

I married for love and I married for fun. There was no consideration of where did this guy go to school? What did he major in? Art or engineering? What are his ambitions? I considered these factors: He's fun to travel with, he likes live music, he's a great cook, we can talk for hours and he has a great sense of humor. Twenty two years later we're still married.

In Order to Lean In, Stand up and Be Heard

Julie Danis | Posted 06.01.2013 | Fifty
Julie Danis

I have a suggestion for Sandberg and all the Lean In teams out there. Think broadly about populating your circles -- especially regarding age. Fill the seats around the table with fresh perspectives and with viewpoints from women who have been standing up for decades.

All That We Are

Georgina Miranda | Posted 03.26.2013 | Women
Georgina Miranda

At the end of the day, it is not our jobs that define us; we are made of so much more. Think of how much more women could bring to the table in the workforce if they would embrace all that they are outside of work in their families, communities and more.

How Dating Rules Apply to the Working World, From Nicole Williams (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

The same principles that help you find a romantic partner can also help you land your dream job. When career expert Nicole Williams met with me on Mon...

Do Less, Live More: 9 Tips For Making It Happen

Kris Carr | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Kris Carr

We all know that our lives are overbooked, and it seems to be getting worse. But lately I've been wondering if we're busier than we really need to be. Are we creating extra work and obligations for ourselves by thinking we're more essential than we actually are?

Lean In, Have It All, and Hope

Terri Weiss | Posted 05.20.2013 | Women
Terri Weiss

Over the past few weeks, Lean In has caused a gargantuan media splash, and even a 'catfight' among some prominent women. And in the midst of the brouhaha, I see a confusing blend of 'leaning in' advice with (I'm grimacing) 'having it all' proclamations. Stop the noise.

Why We All Have to Have It All -- The Good and the Hard

Christina Vuleta | Posted 05.18.2013 | Women
Christina Vuleta

Having it all isn't all fun and games, as we all know. But if men and women both pitch in with the same expectations and values, it can all equal out, according to Ann-Marie Slaughter.