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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...

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.

Reading Lean In in Jordan

Merissa Khurma | Posted 11.27.2013 | Women
Merissa Khurma

it was somewhat reassuring that Facebook's COO has stumbled upon gender-driven bends and turns that are alarmingly familiar to my own personal experience.

What 40% Of U.S. Households Now Have In Common

Posted 05.30.2013 | Divorce

Moms are bringing home the bacon. According to a new report from the Pew Research Center, a record number of mothers are the breadwinners in U.S. h...

The Balancing Act

Joanna Riley Weidenmiller | Posted 04.16.2013 | Business
Joanna Riley Weidenmiller

The tech boom is back and thriving -- there are still lots of uncharted territories, unclaimed stakes and rules that are still being figured out, but the crowd looks a little different. Women are more visible, and although there are still a ways to go, new female pioneers are becoming the norm.

Venture Capital Comes to the Theater: An Interview With Jennifer Wilson

Mary Duncan | Posted 12.29.2012 | Arts
Mary Duncan

With humor and her insights, Wilson has written a play that portrays the obstacles she faced as she tried to break into that male-dominated world.

It's Time For A Corporate Women's Uprising

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

What will propel women to take a stand together? Who should the leaders of this movement be?

Power, Ambition, Money, Failure: The 21st Century Taboos

Kathryn Kolbert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kathryn Kolbert

Why aren't more women succeeding in their careers? Women manage their careers differently from many of their male colleagues, but there's also another factor at play.

Progress Denied: Women in Management Left Behind (Minding the Kids)

Robert Drago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Drago

Among women in management without children, average pay rose from 81 cents to 83 cents for every dollar earned by males between 2000 and 2007. The story for women in management with children? Their earnings stayed flat.

Investing in Human Capital: Women, Work and Family

Naomi Cahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Naomi Cahn

How do dual career families manage the juggling act so much better than more traditional families? The well-kept secret is that investments in human capital pay off for employers as well as employees.

More Women Executives: It's Time for a Different Approach

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

We know the number of women in the workforce in the U.S. now equals the number of men. But why doesn't this fact make a difference? Maybe we're trying to influence change with the wrong people.

Best Countries For Women Workers (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

According to a new study published by the World Economic Forum this week, women in nearly every country have not yet reached employment parity with me...

Social Security Was Saved By Women: Casey Mulligan

nytimes.com | CASEY B. MULLIGAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

One of the great advances of 20th century was increased life expectancy. This advance might have bankrupted Social Security, if it were not for women ...

Moms And Wives Fill Family Financial Gaps In Recession

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Amidst high unemployment, hundreds of thousands of women have entered the workforce during the recession. They are wives and stay-at-home moms who fou...

Peaceful Revolution: Time to Stop Free-Riding on Families

Phoebe Taubman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Phoebe Taubman

We have been operating under workplace norms and laws developed over 50 years ago when a different workforce model and a different family model prevailed.