Many articles make it seem as though there are problems inherent to women’s speech patterns, with no real way to win. Women in the workplace are either read as too timid and feminine, or unlikeable and aggressive.
Posts Tagged: Gender
As more governments consider using this and other tactics to decrease the pay gap, many researchers and journalists have begun exploring how women negotiate, compete and get paid. These are my top five picks from July on the subject of women and the pay gap.
Five articles this month investigate what headline-grabbing cases of sexism mean for women in the workplace. They also ponder ways to correct the imbalance
Equal Pay Day is meant to bring attention to the fact that women are paid less than men. But that fact begs more than few questions including “How large is the pay gap?” “Why does it exist?” and “What can we do to fix it?”Thankfully, more and more people are exploring these questions and offering... Read more »
As a dedicated employee, and a fighter for equality, positively addressing sexist comments is one of the most important things you can do, no matter how awkward it may be.
The upcoming presidential election has my brain swirling.
The thought behind this trend is that if women could only speak more like men, we would increase our odds of achieving success in male-dominated environments. But not everyone agrees – an interesting counter argument has risen that begs the question: should women talk more like men at work, or should men talk more like... Read more »
According to the Gender Intelligence Group, women leaders apply the following drivers of inclusion more often in the workplace than men.
It's no secret that working women still get paid significantly less than their male counterparts. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2013, females over the age of 15 working full-time in the United States earned 78 cents on the dollar compared with men. (Institute for Women's Policy Research.) (Bureau of Labor Statistics data, via... Read more »
There's been a lot of attention paid lately to the 13 percent statistic: the portion of chief administrative officers in local governments that are women stands at 13 percent, roughly the same figure it was in the 1980s. It's an important issue, and a complicated one, and I asked my colleague Jan Perkins for some... Read more »