Despite your incredible work ethic and near perfect attendance record, you probably find yourself in situations where you feel underappreciated at work. In these instances, self-advocacy is critical. Here are a few tips to prepare you to stand up for yourself in the workplace.
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Hopefully you’re entering the new year with a renewed sense of hope and motivation to fight gender inequality in the workplace. But where do you start? The first step is easy. Get informed (or as the kids call it, “woke”) on where things stand between genders, what issues are top-of-mind, and how you can help.Read… Read more »
Five leading women in government technology spoke about their careers in the public sector at AFFIRM’s Trailblazing Women in Government event on January 26th. While many of us aspire to have half the impact and success these women have had throughout their careers, their guidance may make our goals more attainable. Here are four pieces… Read more »
There are just as many ways to get involved in activism and help women without pulling extra shifts at a local charity. Consider these five ways to get involved without stretching yourself (or your budget) thin.
Here are a few things imposter syndrome can teach you about yourself.
What were the most useful articles and op-eds for women in government? We surveyed our data to discern the most-read GovFem articles of 2017.
How exactly do you become more assertive without damaging your workplace reputation or falling off the leadership ladder? Follow these three tips!
Unequal wage compensation, gender imbalances in senior positions, inflexible schedules and even active disparagement of women continue to affect organizations of every size and in every industry. But the positive news is that there are basic steps your agency can take to create a better workplace culture for women and improve female retention.
Don’t worry. If you’re like me and have a hard time making the cold open at cocktail hour, you can still expand your professional network.
Here’s what we’ve heard in the past month about the prevalence and treatment of sexual harassment in the public sector.