Even if you’re not a journalist on the Hill beat, you may very well find yourself in a situation where you just aren’t sure what’s considered “appropriate”. So how do you figure out what to wear? We suggest these three tips that can help you determine for yourself what’s best to wear at the office.
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Have you taken a career break but are ready to get back into the workforce? A returnship may be for you! Check out these tips on how to secure a returnship and make your way back into the workforce.
If you are dealing with mental illness, it can be hard to decide if and when to inform your manager. Check out these tips on how to have that conversation.
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
Learn how you can deal with an offensive coworker.
How do you address an unprofessional advancement that comes from a work contact? Try to follow these three steps to decline, reframe and report the interaction.
It happens to the best of us. Something’s going on in your personal life – medical issues, family issues, relationship issues – that negatively impacts your work. You might not even know what’s upsetting you, but for whatever reason you are simply not your best. Of course, you don’t want personal issues to impact your… Read more »
With the new administration well under way to making reforms and budgeting for the future, it can be overwhelming to track who is being most impacted by what. What’s changing for the better? Who is worse off than they were before? For women especially, those questions are complex because there are so many different issues… Read more »
The White House recently announced its budget for the upcoming year. One interesting line item had to do with paid parental leave. Specifically, the new budget proposes funding six weeks of paid leave for any new parents. There’s some discussion about whether the plan is valid for economic and logistical reasons. Nevertheless, it raises a… Read more »
In recent GovFem posts, we talked a lot about how being a woman in government can be like driving the struggle bus straight into dysfunction junction. It is not easy, and we have a lot more to do before women receive truly equal opportunities and recognition in the public sector. But just because we’re still fighting… Read more »