No matter what career path you’re going down we all need role models. Fortunately for young women, more and more women are rising in their field, giving us all someone to look up to. Check out these awesome govie gals setting an example for the next generation.
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One study shows that as few as 1 out of every 8 women negotiates her salary when offered a new job. Why? Well, there is a lot of debate about that. But in government, the biggest reason we hear for failing to negotiate is the belief that public sector salaries are non-negotiable. That’s a commonRead… Read more »
This June, we saw a lot of articles about women in tech and leadership roles. These articles highlighted the gender disparities and offered some solutions to fix them. Check out the top five articles worth reading from this past month.
Women employed in technology are facing an uphill battle. The tech community has come a long way toward better supporting and incorporating women into their culture, but there is room for more improvement.
We have Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day. But here at GovLoop, we like to celebrate women everyday. So, I asked my fellow GovLoopers why they think women in government are particularly awesome. They had some pretty great answers, as you can see below! We hope you enjoy our photos and shout outs. WeRead… Read more »
Whether you just read GovFem once a week or you’re more like me and scour the headlines every day for feminist news, chances are you could use a change of pace. So, instead of writing a post about women in government, career advice, or feminism this week, I decided to let some of the most inspirational womenRead… Read more »
It’s never easy to tell your boss “no” and it’s even harder when your reason for refusing is that ask is unconsciously discriminatory. So, how do you say no to those requests without damaging your work relationships or professional reputation?
This May, articles covered topics as varied as female representation on panels, lessons learned from crises, and biased data. However, each article emphasized the ability for change and progress, even in the face of challenges.
Through GovFem, we’re hoping to provide resources and advice to help our female GovLoopers working in government. Unfortunately, that won’t happen overnight. In the meantime, check out my top ten book suggestions for women looking to get ahead in their career: Ask for It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation toRead… Read more »
As you’ve probably heard, this week is Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW). It’s a week dedicated to recognizing government workers who go above and beyond to serve their city, state, or country. Of course, PSRW is definitely a week worth celebrating (if you aren’t yet, start by sending our free e-card). However, I don’t think one week is enoughRead… Read more »