GC4W Career News & Advice

JPO Program for US Nationals – UNHCR

Online Event 12.13.19 2 PM – 6 PM (GMT) UNHCR is currently offering positions as Junior Professional Officer (JPO). If you are a young American citizen looking to broaden your horizon and start a career with the United Nations, UNHCR is inviting you to participate in this unique online event about the JPO Program on 13th December. Junior Professional Officer (JPO) scheme sponsored by the Government of the USA.…

5 Essential Steps For Aspiring Female Founders

Women start their businesses for a variety of reasons. According to research by SCORE, millennial women are often driven by market opportunity while baby boomers are driven by necessity. But regardless of the age group or primary driver, there are some universal considerations that apply to all potential woman entrepreneurs as they prepare to start a business. 1. Honestly assess yourself…

The Importance of Being a Great Follower

“Rare is the leadership position that is not simultaneously a position of followership.” — Jeffery J. Matthews from the book The Art of Command We constantly hear about leadership in the workplace and in academia, but we rarely hear about “followership.” This overemphasis on studying leadership comes at a cost: we don’t remember to appreciate the art of being a follower.…

How the Best Bosses Interrupt Bias in the Workplace

Companies spend millions on antibias training each year. The goal is to create workforces that are more inclusive, and thereby more innovative and more effective. Studies show that well-managed diverse groups outperform homogeneous ones and are more committed, have higher collective intelligence, and are better at making decisions and solving problems. But research also shows that bias prevention programs rarely…