Today, it’s all too common to get a meeting request with a hopefully professional contact, but with unclear messaging that might mean it’s more a date than networking. How you determine if the ask is professional or personal?
Posts Tagged: women
Women of a certain age, whatever their age, have been through different things. Whatever their age, women should also know they are capable of great things.
Check out this list of GovFem’s favorite books. They’re all about women in the workplace, including what we can do to promote ourselves, how we can confront sexism, and how to climb the career ladder.
Here are a few things imposter syndrome can teach you about yourself.
“Success and likability are positively correlated for men and negatively correlated for women.” In other words, the higher a woman ascends on the corporate ladder, the less likeable she is perceived to be, while the opposite holds true for men.
Inaction in the face of harassment and intimidation is unthinkable when we all have the power to speak up and demand change in the workplace.
Learn more about Barbra Mikulski, the longest-serving woman in the history of the U.S. Congress.
There were some significant feminist movements occurring during those periods that both helped change women’s work suits—and shake up the U.S. workforce at the same time. Here are five movements from 1910-1960 that had a major impact.
It’s an unsettling fact: The percentage of female federal hires has decreased in recent years. There are a number of factors that are impacting this dynamic, and one may be the need to better understand the women that federal agencies are trying to attract.
Avoid being a workplace bully, and concentrate your energy on improving the workplace for generations of women to come. I promise, it’ll be worth it.