Women Entrepreneurs Who Made Their Own Rules

Ms. Career Girl

For centuries, women were considered homemakers. While there are still many challenges to face, women all over the world are proving that not only can they jump over hurdles, they can demolish them and rewrite the game. Women for Taking Charge. Women for Changing Industries.

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No, The Court Did Not Rule that Discrimination Against Women Is Legal

Evil HR Lady

“Employers can legally pay women less than men for the same work based on differences in the workers’ previous salaries, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday,” says the Associated Press. “Employers can pay women less than men based on salary histories, 9th Circuit rules,” says the ABA Law Journal. After all, it seems like a no-brainer that employers should pay men and women doing the same jobs the same amount of money.

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Women in the Workplace: What 2017 Taught Us

Ms. Career Girl

2017 has been a full-on year for women in the workplace – we tried to close the gender pay gap and smash the glass ceiling, we fought for workplace harassment claims to be heard and, on our time off, we joined the Women’s March.

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Barrier-Breaking Women

Careers Done Write

Others say that although it is the right thing to do and long overdue, it does not impact the lives of women beyond the upper echelon. Will it cause ripples that extend to the lives of women of all socio-economic classes? However, I cheered for the accomplishments of these two outstanding women. What I say is that these two women are shining examples of the success of women in American in 2012. These are women that our youth can look to as role models.

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3 Ways Women Can Open Their Own Doors to Entrepreneurial Success

Ms. Career Girl

Are you concerned about glass ceilings, gender discrimination, and corporate boardrooms that are frequently a men-only playground? Here are three ways women can open their own doors to entrepreneurial success. by 2020, and these jobs will be filled by women with STEM backgrounds.

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Men’s Height and Women’s Weight Impact Wages


A new study confirms what old studies already agreed on: shorter men and fatter women make less money on average. But in all cases, shorter men and fatter women experience, on average, wage and advancement discrimination. Now researchers at Exeter University have shown a clear connection between wages and height for men, and wages and BMI for women. Women’s wages dropped $4250 US with every 28 pounds above the average.

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If You Want More Women in STEM, Try Discriminating Against Them

Evil HR Lady

Where do women study STEM at high rates? In the US where we spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to get more women into tech ? Or in the Middle East, where some women can’t (yet) legally drive and are the property of their closest male relative? In Saudi Arabia alone, women earn half of all science degrees. And yet, most of those women are unlikely to put their degrees to paid use for very long.

10 Things That Haven’t Changed For Women In The Business World

Career Realism

When we look closely at women in the business world, however, we may not have come as far as we think. Sure, women have made great strides in the corporate climate, but it appears we still do have a long way to go. Related: 7 Ways Women Can Achieve Happiness & Satisfaction In Their Careers. Here are ten things that have not changed all that much for working women. That’s great, but women are still expected to be in charge and delegate household responsibilities.

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Why Women Need a New Mindset If They Want to Succeed in a Man’s World

Ms. Career Girl

The post Why Women Need a New Mindset If They Want to Succeed in a Man’s World appeared first on Ms. Most have not had women leaders, and there are even countries that don’t allow female monarchs to take the throne, even if by birth they should rightfully be the next in line.

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Top 5 Careers for Young Women in 2013

Career Alley

America reached the 50 year anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, and yet women all over the world are still paid less than men in the majority of professional functions, even here. Granted the economy has taken a steep downturn but this does not justify wage discrimination.

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Women, Career, And The Law: What You Need To Know

Ms. Career Girl

The post Women, Career, And The Law: What You Need To Know appeared first on Ms. Currently, a majority of women believe that gender discrimination is widespread in the workplace. But money issues are only one factor of gender discrimination.

Working Women: Stop Making 17% Less Than Men!


We’ve all heard the statistic that women only make 75% of what their male counterparts bring home. Is there still a bias in our society against women and their ability to do a job as well as men? Have we made any progress at all in regards to gender discrimination ?

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The Evolution of Women’s Working Conditions in the UK

The Undercover Recruiter

Disequality, discrimination, and refused privileges are, unfortunately, present in every society. women workers represent the 47% of the workforce, but this fact does not mean that they are treated equally and paid the same. The Evolution of Women’s Working Conditions in the UK.

Bayer Sexual Discrimination: Stop the Mommy Wars

Evil HR Lady

Why can women not call a truce on the mommy wars? Bayer Sexual Discrimination: Stop the Mommy WarsWe all make choices, and we need to learn to accept the consequences of those choices.

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Is the Gender Pay Gap More than Sex Discrimination?

The Undercover Recruiter

You may believe that the gender pay gap is all about men vs. women. of Fortune 500 executives were women. Women hold only 27 percent of all computer science jobs. RELATED: What are the Best Paying Jobs for Women? Is the Gender Pay Gap More than Sex Discrimination?

How to Manage Those Women Folks

Evil HR Lady

So, Jason Shen, a BigWig at Etsy, wrote this article about managing women. ”* In his attempt to point out that we shouldn’t discriminate against women, he pretty much invokes every negative stereotype out there. In response, I’ve penned some advice on how to manage humans, which includes women here: The Real Way to Manage Female Employees (Start With Talking to Them). Now, to be fair, “he means well, but he don’t know.”*

Eggs, Milk and Discrimination: Parental Work Perks That Don’t Work


It was hot news earlier this year that more and more companies are providing egg-freezing services for their employees and increasingly, millennial women are carefully planning the parenthood phase of their lives by taking these companies up on these services.

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High Heels and Discriminatory Dress Codes in the Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Now apply these demands to men, and that’s where the problem lies; dress codes disproportionately target women. Discriminatory dress codes and specifically the case of forcing women to wear high heels have recently had the.

Wal-Mart, Women, & Workplace Inequity


There will always be inequity in pay – - and usually the inequity is on the side of women because they are, most of the time, the designated primary care-giver once they become a parent. 90% of the women will say they’re waiting to hear from their children that they are home safe.

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“Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” Asks is it Discrimination or Biology?

Evil HR Lady

“At Google, we’re regularly told that implicit (unconscious) and explicit biases are holding women back in tech and leadership. Of course, men and women experience bias, tech, and the workplace differently and we should be cognizant of this, but it’s far from the whole story.” Is the fact that tech isn’t 50/50 men and women due to bias against women or are there truly other factors, unrelated to bias that keeps the numbers different?

We Know You Don't Mean to Discriminate - But Are You Biased Underneath the Hood?

HR Capitalist

Let's say you've done all the awareness training about discrimination of all forms. Your company is doing better about overt forms of discrimination, everyone's playing the game and dotting the i's and crossing the t's.

Ask the Readers: How Can You Get Women to Work on a Day Without Women

Evil HR Lady

March 8 is a protest day in the United States called a Day Without Women. I have no issue with the protest day itself, and I get that the point is to disrupt the typical work day to showcase the many contributions women make. Our policy says that we can ask for a note at our discretion, but would this be discrimination? The post Ask the Readers: How Can You Get Women to Work on a Day Without Women appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

Boomers Next Step

In this TED talk Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, speaks frankly about the reasons why capable women often don't make it to the top. In her opinion it's got nothing to do with talent or even discrimination. Careers women in the workforce women leaders

Poll: Is This a Sign of Progress or Discrimination?

Career Realism

Women are making their mark in the workplace , but it seems that men are still getting the bigger paycheck at the end of the day. Although women got more raises than men this year, men got more money, according to this infographic by TribeHR , Researchers found that 7.4

We Want More Women!

Ms. Career Girl

The post We Want More Women! It’s a common complaint throughout the tech industry: there aren’t enough women–and the few who are there are treated terribly. It is important to know that the lack of women isn’t an isolated tech-world problem.

Alleged Pay Discrimination at Google Makes Marc Benioff and Salesforce Look Amazing.

HR Capitalist

We can say we pay women the same that we pay men,” he said the conference. “We In their efforts to bring wage equality to Silicon Valley, government officials have accused one of the tech industry's anchor firms of large-scale gender discrimination. Department of Labor (DOL), available data suggests that women who work at Google suffer from "systemic compensation disparities" compared to their male peers.

What They Aren’t Telling You About the Gender Wage Gap


The wage gap is an issue according to what I know about being a woman and according to research, which tells us that women are making on average $.78 But What About Women and the Wage Gap. Look at all protected classes and not just women. Be a mentor to other women.

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Looking into Women’s Rights in The Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Women tend to cry for equality without understanding their entitlements. However, unless women themselves understand their rights, there’s only going to be passive action, or worse – senseless noise. I’ve had a thought.

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Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

Discrimination is a disease.” . . Other questions, and other answers, soon followed, many of which indicated to us that what was happening to Janine may well have been derived from illegal age discrimination. You may note that we did not ask Janine the age of the new Museum Director, because anyone can discriminate against anyone, regardless of their own age, gender, race, etc.). So, how do you know if you have been a victim of illegal discrimination?

Pass the Strength: Injustice Exists


Last September, I spoke at a Women’s Conference called “Business in Heels” out in Temecula, wine country in Southern California – it was a wonderful event, well-attended in a beautiful setting. None of my women friends told me to leave.

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interviewing a job candidate who won’t shake hands with women

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: A while ago, my group interviewed a candidate who did not shake the hands of the women he spoke with. Of course, this is a very specific subgroup — many Muslim men have no issue shaking hands with women, especially in a professional setting. One of the women who interviewed him said he seemed to respect her and her role and so that was fine from her perspective. Did he otherwise treat the women he interacted with during your hiring process with respect?

how to handle customer complaints about coworkers, discrimination in hiring, and more

Ask A Manager

However if I go just to the front desk women, I feel like nothing will change except they will treat me badly. What are the chances of the 2 front desk women changing the way they treat clients if I’m the only one to say something to them? Discrimination in hiring. My question is about the possible existence of discrimination (likely some of it subconscious) in hiring. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

Hiring Trap: Don’t Hire Anyone Older Than…

Hiring Technical People

They hired women, as well as men. Some might look different than you imagine (women, black, Asian, and many more combinations). hiring process ageism cultural fit discrimination diversity Hiring Geeks That Fit technical skills value When I was a young developer, my employers were hungry for talent. Of course, my first employer wanted to know what birth control I used, which was an illegal question at the time. I told them so.

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Tech Managers: Time to Grow Up and Manage Like Humans

Hiring Technical People

Among the women who join the field, 56 percent leave by midcareer, a startling attrition rate that is double that for men, according to research from the Harvard Business School. Did you read Here are all the quantifiable reasons you should hire more women ? Teams with women have patents cited more often. They can be women, men, young, old, whatever. You can stop creating a culture that doesn’t allow women to thrive.

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who can managers talk to, my boss only gives gifts to women, and more

Ask A Manager

My boss only gives gifs to women. One of my coworkers is saying that this is discrimination, but I said that he does not have to give gifts to everyone and he can give gifts to whoever he wants to. Discrimination in the legal sense? who can managers talk to, my boss only gives gifts to women, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Who can managers talk to?

Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Hardly

Evil HR Lady

Friday, September 03, 2010 Illegal Discrimination in Tech? So, when I hear women whining about being discriminated against I always have to stop and wonder, is it illegal discrimination or different choices? Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Women are.

“Pregnancy: Rights under Disability, FMLA and Discrimination laws.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Answer: Dear Larisa: Pregnancy and pregnant women are given a special status in our society and our laws, and both are highly protected. Discrimination: It seems quite likely that you are being denied your job (as well as your right to a maternity leave) due to your pregnancy, violating both federal and state anti-discrimination laws. Disability and Pregnancy Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility FMLA FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy Other Discrimination Pregnancy Q & A

Is This Woman the Victim of Pay Discrimination? We Report, You Decide.

HR Capitalist

I'm a believer that women deserve equal pay for equal work/performance. In her view, she kept falling in the traps that she says many women fall into as they attempt to navigate through the workplace.

Top Five: Ellen Pao and Diversity in Tech


In her statement, published on Recode , she said, “Our society is struggling with workplace discrimination and harassment. Some businesses are now making changes to prevent discrimination — and importantly measuring and talking about it. Ellen Pao Drops Appeal.

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19 Female Founders & CEOs Working in HR Technology #HRTech


Practitioners are most likely working in a human resources capacity are women. To help increase the number of women in technology, Google created a coding education program for women. Called Women Techmakers , the program is no longer accepting applications due to its popularity. This fact alone makes me hopeful that women are finding success in whatever field they believe they need to be, technology included. Women in HR Technology.

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