What do top female job candidates want when searching for a job?Read More
The Millennial generation is taking the workforce by storm.
Born between 1982 and 1993, there are more than 80 million millennials -- making them the largest generation. By the year 2025, millennials will make up 75 percent of the global workforce, and they are sure to bring with them substantial changes.
So how do employers effectively manage this new crop of women workers who are tech-savvy, confident and expressive?Read More
I think that in some circumstances what you don’t say is more important than what you actually do say.
Sometimes your actions speak louder than any words that come from your mouth. Self-promotion is a tricky proposition. You don’t want come across looking overly overconfident or even worse arrogant, but you don’t want your talents to go unnoticed either. So how do you promote yourself without looking self-promotional?Read More
Are women better leaders than men?
Harvard Business Review explored this topic in a recent study that examined more than 7,000 men and women leaders, measuring 16 different attributes.
The study found that in measuring the attributes – which included taking initiative, developing strategic perspective, driving for results and developing others – women outperformed men in all but one of the areas and significantly outperformed them in four.
So why are there so few women in high leadership roles? In Harvard Business Review’s study, which compiled data from some of the most successful and progressive organizations in the world, the majority of leaders (64%) are still men.
Women leaders provided an inside look at the challenges women face in rising to the top and how their professional journeys may different from that of their male colleagues during Randstad’s Women Powering Business breakfast and panel discussion.Read More
As women move up the career ladder, are they less liked by their coworkers?Read More
Balancing motherhood and work is a science that in my mind never is perfected, but always a work in progress. It requires a different frame of mind and the acceptance that you might make some mistakes along the way. First and foremost, give yourself the benefit of the doubt. This is a constant period of trial and error—and the basis for tip number one.Read More
Here’s an unexpected silver lining to the Great Recession: Some women have not only survived those turbulent economic times, but have emerged with a new sense of financial savvy.
According to new findings from The Allianz Women, Money, and Power Study — which surveyed more than 2,000 women ages 25-75 with a minimum household income of $30,000 a year – some women, identified as “Women of Influence,” have a higher need for financial control, and more desire for increasing their financial knowledge, according to the study.Read More
With so many communication choices in today’s tech-savvy environment, interaction now comes with rules of engagement that mirror our high-speed surroundings.
But what’s the communication playbook in a world of email, voicemail and text messaging?Read More