Posts Tagged: women

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I Am Woman! Hear Me…?

The thought behind this trend is that if women could only speak more like men, we would increase our odds of achieving success in male-dominated environments. But not everyone agrees – an interesting counter argument has risen that begs the question: should women talk more like men at work, or should men talk more like… Read more »

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How to Increase Your Female Applicant Pool

The percentage of female federal hires decreased from 43 percent in 2000 to 37 percent in 2012, according to a September 2014 report from the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB). Why? MSPB says an increase in male applicants – not discrimination – may be the primary cause of a widening gap in gender representation. For one thing, veteran’s preferential… Read more »

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Launching a Business as a Woman

Women launching new businesses definitely face unique challenges—but if you believe in yourself, have a solid business strategy and get the right support, you’ll increase your odds of launching a business that’s geared for success.