There are complex feedback loops between new technology, jobs and skills. New technologies can drive business growth, job creation and demand for specialist skills but they can also displace entire roles when certain tasks become obsolete or automated.
Unconscious gender bias remains a significant barrier to women’s career advancement. It is also difficult to identify and prevent. This research note provides a review of unconscious gender bias and its role in impeding women’s career advancement before discussing how to mitigate and overcome unconscious gender bias in the workplace.
If you've taken a career break and are now looking to return to the workforce, would you consider taking an internship? Career reentry expert Carol Fishman Cohen thinks you should. In this talk, hear about Cohen's own experience returning to work after a career break, her work championing the success of "relaunchers" and how employers are changing how they engage with return-to-work talent.
In New Zealand, the company Perpetual Guardian has tested a bold novelty: the four-day week. Paid as a normal five-day week. This company which manages the successions thus benefited, during the months of March and April, from a planning arranged, according to the convenience of each one.
Glen Henry got his superpowers through fatherhood. After leaving behind a job he hated and a manager he didn't get along with, he went to work for an equally demanding boss: his kids. He shares how he went from thinking he knew it all about being a stay-at-home parent to realizing he knew nothing at all -- and how he's now documenting what he's learned.
Diverse companies are more profitable and more innovative than those that are not. What we should really be striving for is a culture that isn’t just diverse, but inclusive of diverse points of view, backgrounds, and experiences.
There are so many articles about the challenges and stresses of being a working parent. But this is an article about joy. Let me just, for a moment, shine a light on the pleasures that await you once your kids have grown up and left home – it comes faster than you think.
A popular ad from Always tried to answer that question by asking subjects to demonstrate running, fighting, and throwing “like a girl.” Older subjects put on a weak performance, but when young girls were given the same instructions, they ran, threw, and fought as hard as they could.
When we open our minds and our hearts to the experiences of others with curiosity and compassion, not only do we learn, but we make it safer for them to speak up and more likely that we can find common ground.
Women still do a majority of housework and childcare, and in many cases men’s careers get prioritized. Approach your relationship as a true partner. Couples who share responsibilities are stronger—and their children benefit from seeing their parents model equality.
This film is a documentary film for women by women showcasing the story of inspiring and ambitious female entrepreneurs. Dream, Girl premiered in May 2016 at the White House, is available for public screenings, and is available on YouTube.
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