Why Women Leave Work Behind

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Having women in the workforce was once unthinkable. Typically viewed as the weaker sex, women were historically barred from enjoying equal rights and career opportunities. […]. Career Advice Hostile Work Environment

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Dear womens demin makers.

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Dear women’s denim makers – Would it really be so hard to make pants that fit? It’s at least a 4 hour excursion for women to get new jeans. The post Dear womens demin makers. Fashion News Product Reviews how jeans fit inaccurate women's sizing women's clothing sizing women's denim women's sizes variationThis has become an epidemic. Cheap pants, expensive ones- it doesn’t matter.

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7 Books That Celebrate the Successes of Women

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It’s no secret that women do remarkable things every day. Whether it’s building a thriving career, inspiring others or overcoming a tumultuous incident, the power of women is alive and well. Perfect gift ideas for all the women on your gift list!

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How Women Are Shaping VR Technology

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According to a 2018 report by the National Center for Women & Information Technology , women hold just 26% of technology-related roles. This doesn’t just illustrate the problematic systemic biases against talented women, it also serves as a reminder that we continue to truncate our technological trajectory by excluding the ideas of diverse minds. The VR industry in particular has attracted talented women to a wide variety of positions.

Three Inspirational Women You Should Know About

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Throughout history, brave women broke with convention, taking on roles deemed ‘inappropriate’ for their time or culture. Here are the stories of three inspirational women you’ve probably never heard of, who overcame expectations to be demure and ‘behave.’.

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How Women are Changing the Face of Construction

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The current statistics of women in construction in other developed nations is not much higher. Construction industry leaders have responded to this shortage by attempting to attract more women and younger workers to their trade. Encouraging the Younger Generation of Women.

4 Ways You Can Support Women at Work…and Why You Should

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For too long, men and women have blocked women’s progress up the career ladder. Whether it’s the office Queen Bee blocking other women’s path to senior leadership, the Office Witch hexing every female colleague, or the old-fashioned man who can’t see women as his equal, it’s time for this to stop. In the 21 st century, men and women work together to break the glass ceiling. Why We Need Women At The Top. We need more women at the top of business.

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Empowered women = Empowered Economies

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A key part of this is female participation in the workforce and the improvement of women’s lives within society. We have seen women innovating and generating positive change in the world despite historical gender inequality with scientists such as Marie Curie, Civil Rights icons such as Rosa Parks, and leading novelists such as Jane Austen. Women Investing and Investing in Women. What Can We Do to Empower Women? By Leo Gutierrez.

More Women in Business Means More Cash for Women and Their Employers

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As well, Catalyst research shows that companies with more women on board statistically outperform their peers over a long period of time. Clearly, more women in business is good for women and employers. Higher performance means more success for both women and the companies for which they work. This is particularly exciting for younger women who are entering the workforce and mapping out their career goals to ensure their future success.

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Dear womens demin makers.

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Dear women’s denim makers – Would it really be so hard to make pants that fit? It’s at least a 4 hour excursion for women to get new jeans. The post Dear womens demin makers. Fashion News Product Reviews how jeans fit inaccurate women's sizing women's clothing sizing women's denim women's sizes variationThis has become an epidemic. Cheap pants, expensive ones- it doesn’t matter.

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Top Three Tips For Future Women Leaders

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Through that I was able to connect with executive women that were the masterminds behind this disruption and see how their role was allowing for their company to be ahead. I am dedicated to the women we work with in retail, but I also advocate for the importance of women in executive roles across industries. There is not enough awareness of the women in these roles. People couldn’t see the connection between women, disruption and retail.

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Girl Power: Women In The Entertainment Industry

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With female produced and directed projects breaking box office records and garnering awards like never before, I am proud to witness a time where women are taking the lead in the film and entertainment industry. It’s time to start focusing on the positives, learn from the past and inspire the next generation of powerful women. While my experience has been a positive one, I recognize that this is not the case for all women who enter the entertainment industry.

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Top Productivity Tips From Women in Tech

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It’s no secret that the tech industry is predominantly a man’s world, where women take up fewer than 1 in 4 technical job roles. Working in such a competitive field and having the lower hand must mean these women have conjured up some great tips to staying productive and on top of things! So today we wanted to share some advice and productivity tips from women in the tech world. The post Top Productivity Tips From Women in Tech appeared first on Ms.

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Five Reasons Women Tend to Make Better Bosses than Men  

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That said, research carried out over the past few years has regularly reached the conclusion that women make better bosses than their male counterparts. So what makes women better in leading roles? Here are just five reasons women tend to make better bosses…. Women are Better Listeners. An ability to listen is vital in an employer/employee relationship, and women are naturally better at letting people have their say and listening to what is said.

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Status Quo? These 13 Women Said “NO!”

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Too often, women forget that what’s happened to them has happened to countless other women. ” No matter the label, it’s a reflection of the impossible double standard that women are subjected to. These 13 Women Said “NO!”

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How Successful Women Support Each Other To Advance Their Careers

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Smart women today have figured out how to partner together to overcome workplace barriers and move up the ladder. The truth is, we women have created this advancement for ourselves, so we should celebrate our gains. I want to talk about ways we can harness our awesome power as women to gain more traction at work. Diverse women need to work together in partnership towards equality because we will all benefit from using the power of our full numbers.

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A year in reflection: International Women’s Day 

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Like any year, 2019 was a mixture of successes and failures for women’s rights. This is true whether we are talking about the rights of women in employment, women in the wider UK, or for women worldwide. One of the truly positive notes to come from the December 2019 Westminster election was that this Parliament has the most female MPs in history , and for the first time, more than a third of MPs are women. Highest proportion of women in work ever.

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We Want More Women!

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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. Women hold fewer positions of leadership, their work is valued less, and their opinions and ideas often dismissed. This doesn’t mean that women can’t find each other, of course. The post We Want More Women!

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Four Stand-Out Career Books For Women in 2018

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Out of the latest career advice books for women published so far in 2018, these four books have earned high ratings. Here’s four stand-out career books for women in 2018. This is a good choice for new graduates or women in the early years of working.

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Women Who Launch – For Whom Failure is Impossible

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Thus they morphed into the women who launched-instead of waiting for a glass slipper they shattered glass ceilings. We can take succor from the women who made it possible for “the weaker sex” to partake in the arena of the ballot box. With such women consecrating their lives, failure is impossible.”. Behind Every Great Man: The Forgotten Women Behind the world’s Famous and Infamous (Source Books 2015) . Failure is Impossible.

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What Working Women Should Know About Disability Benefits

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Women have taken major strides in a workforce once dominated by men. As women continue to climb the obstacles to equal pay and C-suite leadership roles, another potential barrier they cannot afford to overlook is the possibility that they will experience a life-altering disability. A disability will turn someone’s life upside-down, and the working women who experience one will probably face even more workplace hurdles than they already do.

Five Jobs Perfect for the Women of Tomorrow

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Our grandmothers could have barely imagined the careers women can now enjoy and succeed in, but what might our daughters and granddaughters be doing in the future? As technology revolutionises the way we work and as new and exciting sectors emerge and develop, here are just five jobs ideally suited to the women of tomorrow. When that does happen, the women of tomorrow will certainly make excellent tour guides.

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7 Top Self Defense Tips For Women

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The post 7 Top Self Defense Tips For Women appeared first on Ms. Over 600 women are victims of rape every single day in the United States, and this accounts only for the actual reported rapes, the real number definitely being substantially higher. The biggest misconception that women have is that it’s never going to happen to them, that they are somehow different, protected and immune from attack. Self Defense Tips For Women.

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Inspiring Women in Automotive History

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For some uplifting information and stories during this uncertain time, check out this post that highlights women in the motor industry and their heroic achievements! With this historical timeline, learn and explore some of the tenacity and creative work of these women in automotive history. It includes interesting facts about their various careers, a few drawbacks many of these strong women faced and lessons we can take away from their adventures. Women in Automotive.

7 Great New Books To Celebrate National Women’s Equality Day

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Every day is a chance to celebrate women and promote equality for females everywhere, but we’re taking time out of our day this year to celebrate National Women’s Equality Day with these new books about strong women, written by fearless females.

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Breaking into Brewing: Tips for Women Looking to Enter the World of Craft Beer

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Every day, women are taking over male-dominated industries, and that includes the field of brewing, which makes sense, because it started as a women’s craft! Somewhere along the line, men were named as the sole beer drinkers and beer brewers, while women became a sales tactic. Women Drink Beer, Too! I’d love to help other women along their path, and here is some of the top advice I would give: Have Patience: Good beer takes time and so does building up a career.

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Top Hobbies for Women Professionals

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The post Top Hobbies for Women Professionals appeared first on Ms. Here’s a list of the top 10 hobbies for women, enjoyed by some seriously successful ladies, to inspire you: Reading Reading is a favorite hobby of many successful women, including America’s book club hostess-in-chief, Oprah Winfrey. Skiing Supermodel Heidi Klum and singer Victoria Beckham are just two women who love to hit the slopes. The post Top Hobbies for Women Professionals appeared first on Ms.

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Reviving Blue Collar Work: Why the Trades Need Women

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Career advice Blue Collar WomenIt’s no secret that a career in the trades can be quite lucrative. Nevertheless, few parents and teachers would wish their students pick blue-collar work over a university education. As such, fewer and fewer high schools have been teaching trades and encouraging students to explore career opportunities that veer from the university route. This is […].

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Six Standout Traits of Courageous Women

Ms. Career Girl

A new study by IBM, “ Women, Leadership, and the Priority Paradox ,” reveals a harsh truth: advancing women in the workplace still, in 2019, just isn’t a priority. IBM polled 2,300 executives and professionals from around the globe, and within those organizations, women hold only 18 percent of senior leadership roles. For women, this study reveals a tiring, ongoing battle in the workplace. Courageous women aren’t afraid to be labeled as the “black sheep.”

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Side Hustle Gold: 4 Inspiring Women's Stories

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The post Side Hustle Gold: 4 Inspiring Women's Stories appeared first on Ms. At Ms Career Girl, we hear about lots of women who have not only survived but thrived. Bursting with color while also not forgetting basics, Minnie Rose’s collections are ideal for any women’s wardrobe. She's Iconic™ is an online community that features live streams, trainings and chats to help women balance their health, wealth and mindset.

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10 Women You Should Know

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Woolf would be proud of how far women have come, and indeed we have come very far. While there is still a lot of work to do in the fight to give all women voice and visibility from the office to the home, I think we also ought to celebrate the many women who make strides in business, science, technology, international affairs, academia, government, law, media, and the home. In 2009, she was one of Glamour Magazine ‘s Women of the Year.

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Four Ways Men and Women Sleep Differently

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Breaking News: This just in, folks: men and women are different. Well…we don’t want to get too technical, but there’s a wide variety of departments that men and women differ in. Did you know that men and women do it differently? We were intrigued by the concept that these gender variations of humanoids which you call “men” and “women” could do something fundamental to their species so differently, although they appear to do the same when you look at them doing it.

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Allyship Among Women: From Sabotage to Support

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Allyship focuses on the ways we use our voice, our power, and our influence to stand in solidarity with women who are marginalized or silenced in our spaces. But it’s key to truly supporting women in the workplace. This type of support in the workplace can allow the space for women to be more authentic, and show up in their fullness without fear of judgment or retaliation. The post Allyship Among Women: From Sabotage to Support appeared first on Ms.

2019 178

Women CAN Excel in Traditionally Male-Dominated Roles

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With this in mind, more women these days are diving into careers that have historically been male dominated. Women in The Trades – What Are The Benefits? Although women are showing up in many trade industries that they weren’t before, most homeowners would still be surprised to see a woman show up to do repairs. Mr. Rooter Plumbing claims that women plumbers put homeowners at ease. About 100 women enroll in the program a year.

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Women in the Workplace: What 2017 Taught Us

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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. Here are the biggest stories of 2017 for working women, from finding new leadership icons to finding our voices. Young working women have more career icons than ever before.

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The Top Cities in America for Women in Business

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The number of women in executive roles and women-owned businesses has steadily risen over the last decade, with more than 9.4 In fact, one in five companies that earn over $1 million in revenue are now women-owned. ShareFile’s Businesswomen Power City Index has revealed the top 20 cities in the country for women in business, with some surprising results. This guest post on women in business was authored by Lauren Pritchett.

Startup Tips are for Women Too!

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The post Startup Tips are for Women Too! Ladies, the number of women-owned business in the US has grown to over 9.1 million people, according to the National Association of Women Business Owners. That’s not all, the NAWBO also reports that one in every five American firms bringing in million-dollar revenues is owned by women. Furthermore, over 4 percent of women-owned companies are bringing in over one million dollars. The post Startup Tips are for Women Too!

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Overcoming Challenges Women Face as They Get Older

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Women in their 40s or 50s — or older — have a lot on their plates. What are some of the unique concerns and challenges that women face as they get older? Some women, as they get older, find themselves at high points in their careers. Over 70% of women, when asked if people aged 45-74 years old were victims of potential age discrimination , answered “yes.” Some women are also subject to age-related microaggressions at work.

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Military Careers and Women– The Forces Need You!

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Here are just a few of the military careers for women, from the perspective of Great Britain. Well, MI6 are targeting women and minorities in their first ever TV ad for recruitment. The Royal Navy are also targeting women in their latest recruitment video.

Celebrating the Women Who Made an Impact on London’s Culture

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This International Women’s Day, author and tour guide Rachel Kolsky is hoping to spread awareness about extraordinary women from London. Her goal is to elevate and celebrate the impact women have had?—?and Through her association with The Women’s Library, she has planned a series of tours throughout the city that highlight amazing women who have shaped society and strived for society. Here are 8 highlighted women from Kolsky’s book.

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

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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. If there are significantly more men employed in a given company, if men typically are the employees promoted and/or given raises and bonuses while women are not, gender discrimination is easy enough to document and prove. Different interview questions for men and women.

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The Female Tax: Women Are Paying More For Health Services

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As new research from specialist lawyers Bolt Burdon Kemp reiterates, the consequences of women earning less than men can also spill into the health realm. Through a survey of 2000 Brits, they found that, on average, women in the UK spend 30% more than men on reproductive healthcare essentials. And the issues faced by women don’t stop there. Younger women spend more than older women on healthcare. The research found that women spend on average £372.36

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Women in Leadership Roles: Rare Traits That Drive Your Success

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While it hadn’t been hard before, these days women have even more opportunities to express themselves, to lead, and to inspire others. No wonder so many young women look up to them and want to become like them in the future. But in order to do so, one needs to understand what exactly does makes these women so strong and able to change the world around them. Either way, you can find more about the traits of successful women from this article. Women in Leadership.

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