Tag: Women in the Workplace

How Networking Helps Women In STEM Thrive During Covid-19

By Luciana Paulise The COVID-19 pandemic has turned workplaces upside down, with employees struggling to do their jobs, worrying about health and finance issues, and company cultures being jeopardized by remote work. Women, in particular, have been negatively impacted. Companies need to build systems to address these issues to prevent women from leaving the workplace. Companies and organizations need to help…

Women In Japan Were Told Not To Wear Glasses To Work. Their Response Has Been Fiery.

Glasses, say some companies in Japan, are just not right for women to wear to work. In recent reports by Japan’s Nippon TV and Business Insider Japan, women from a range of industries described being instructed by their employers not to wear glasses. One receptionist recalled being told that glasses for her were not allowed, while a male receptionist was permitted to don…

How to Help Guide Young Women in the Workplace

In the wake of the #MeToo movement and calls to make workplaces more inclusive, employers are evaluating which opportunities are being offered to women, how to improve career development and how to help women succeed. To further that discussion, some women at the start of their careers told The New York Times what they thought companies could do to reform…