With the Emmy’s this past Sunday, Hollywood’s award season is underway. And in great news, more women and minorities took home the gold than ever before. But, what about Washington’s award season? How do we get more women and minorities recognized for their contributions to government? The answer is simple. Nominate them! The first step,… Read more »
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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.
Women constantly confront double standards in their personal and professional lives. That’s not really news. We’re expected to pursue strong careers without coming off as assertive or “bossy.” We’re told to join the boys’ club, only to find the doors blocked by traditional ideals of propriety. We’re told to participate in our offices, only to… Read more »
Learn tips for standing out and being successful, while remaining true to yourself at work.
Most of my female friends and colleagues are incredibly strong and ambitious. I usually take it as a given that they will achieve whatever they want, without looking back. So I was surprised when one of my girlfriends recently told me she was thinking of leaving her job because she didn’t think the environment was… Read more »
In her keynote at GovLoop’s Next Generation of Government Training Summit, Christine Monaco provided inside tips on what’s it’s like to rise through the ranks as a female leader. She also gave advice on how to encourage more diversity and inclusion in leadership roles.
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.
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.
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.