Tag: Women in the Workplace

Kendra Scott Says Mother’s Day Should Be a Corporate Holiday

Kendra Scott Says Mother’s Day Should Be a Corporate Holiday Kendra Scott is giving her 2,600 employees the Monday after Mother’s Day off. Here’s why she says other companies should, too. For many moms, Mother’s Day isn’t exactly the most relaxing of days. Getting to sleep in and having breakfast in bed is wonderful and all, but oftentimes Sunday household…

Women Less Inclined to Self-Promotion Than Men

Women Less Inclined to Self-Promotion Than Men, Even For a Job Study finds female workers’ deep discomfort over touting skills, experience adds to gender gap in promotions, pay By Christina Pazzanese Self-promotion is an essential tool for career advancement, whether in job or performance reviews, or just networking. But not everyone feels equally comfortable doing it. A new study suggests…

Asian Women in Tech Face Harsh Workplace

Asian Women in Tech Face Harsh Workplace Asian women in tech say they feel invisible and discriminated against because of their accents, a new report says. By Sakshi Venkatraman Asian women in the tech industry face an entirely different set of difficulties at work than their white peers, a new study finds. East, Southeast and South Asian women reported issues…

5 Simple Ways To Set Your Career Up For Success

Women earn on average 84% of what men earn, and only 8% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women. It’s not only large company leadership that’s dominated by men; in the startup world, only 2% of VC dollars are going to women-led companies. So, how can women more strategically them land themselves at a corner office–or at least the next promotion? Sunaina Sinha Haldea, Global Head of…

How Companies Can Support The Professional Growth Of Women

For too long, leading companies have lacked female representation in their highest ranks and in senior leadership positions. It’s a pervasive problem that you see time and time again, in virtually every sector of business. By Gilda D’Incerti Some progress has been made in recent years, but it’s been slow. One 2018 report by Deloitte (download required) found that women held just…

Why More Male Allies Are Needed for Women in the Workplace

By Meg Warren Women and groups advocating for gender equality are increasingly urging men to become allies in the fight. colleague Research has shown that in the absence of male support (especially from a colleague), women have to shoulder the burden of battling routine workplace sexism such as misogynist humor and microaggressions on their own. This can lead to a sense of isolation, stress and exhaustion.…