Posts Tagged: Men

Mad Men and the Fear of Trading Martinis for Spreadsheets

“Now, try not to be overwhelmed by all this technology,” Joan tells new secretary Peggy Olson, showing her to a Selectric typewriter in the series opening of Mad Men. While humorous to the viewer, actual secretaries in the 1960s had a substantial learning curve when getting a new and improved typewriter. Since then, things have… Read more »

Encourage Dads to Quit Smoking

This June, as we observe Father’s Day and National Men’s Health Week, remember that not smoking or quitting smoking is one of the best things a man can do for his health and the health of his family. In honor of Father’s Day, CDC created new e-cards, a button, and a feature article designed to… Read more »

HR=Humans Represent: The Recession Recovery – Does It Exist For Women?

We all heard about the recent recession being called a “mancession” due to job cuts in male-dominated work, but as the economy slowing hits its upswing, men are recovering quicker than women as far as unemployment numbers. They say the reason for this is that women are disproportionately represented in state and local governments –… Read more »

Everything Might be Fair in Love and War, but not in Leadership When it Comes to Women…

The problem with leadership development is that as humans we are predisposed to think we know a good leader when we see him. (notice I said see “him”) Unfortunately, this view overlooks a wide talent pool of women and minorities who if given the chance could become special leaders. A recent study revealed that gender… Read more »