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    Is Women’s Work Undervalued?

    Many women argue that the work done by women isn’t valued as highly as that done by men, contributing to the gender pay gap. Researchers from Cornell University have given that argument more credence. Their stu...

    Exploring the Gender Pay Gap

    “The gender pay gap is real, but more complicated than you think,” reports an interesting new study of women’s and men’s wages conducted by PayScale.com, a provider of on-demand compensation data and software. ...

    Risk Management and Career Building

    When opportunities arise to assume greater leadership roles, whispers of self-doubt aren’t uncommon. Are you ready? Is this the right move? Do they really want me? Am I moving up too fast? Writing at LinkedIn, ...
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    Study: Women Avoiding Cybersecurity Careers

    If Internet security is the latest front in the battle to boost women’s presence in STEM fields, the fight’s not going well. A survey commissioned by Raytheon and the national Cyber Security Alliance finds the ...

    What LeanIn.org and McKinsey Know About Women

    Don’t buy the idea the women are underrepresented at the top because they leave business at higher rates than men or because women have difficulties balancing work and life demands. The truth is that “women fac...
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    Being ‘Assertive’ Can Be Costly for Women

    We know that being perceived as “pushy” can be punitive for women, but it can be costly as well: almost $16,000, in fact. Writing at Forbes.com, Kathy Caprino spoke with researchers David Maxfield and Joseph Gr...

    Women’s Pay Starts Strong Then Falls Behind

    Gender pay disparity often begins in favor of women but soon favors men. Researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York say women fresh from college earn as much or more than male counterparts in 29 fields...
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    Female Millennials Want Opportunities, Equality

    Lack of opportunities for career progression was the top reason (34%) female millennials in financial services say they left their last employer, according to a new study from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). No r...

    Avoiding the Mid-Career Stall

    Are mid-career female professionals like middle children, who “often feel ignored or have to try a little harder to be heard, and they don’t get enough praise compared to their siblings”? Writing in The Busines...

    Women College Grads Still Face Pay Gap

    The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) no doubt wishes it had more encouraging news for young women graduating college this year. But it doesn’t. Young women coming out of college still earn less than male graduat...