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women, stress, and the workplace

Women are making greater strides than ever before, both at work and at home.

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Opting-In: Advice For Moms Heading Back to Work

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To cry or not to cry?

Time and time again, we as women are told that in order to rise to leadership positions, we have to be tough. That means being assertive, bold and most importantly – keeping our emotions in check.

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Four T.I.P.S. To Becoming a Successful Woman

Want to know the secrets behind some of today’s most successful women? The Huffington Post recently uncovered 8 Success Secrets From Female Leaders and found these surprising answers:

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Success and Likeability: Can Women Workers Have Both?

As women move up the career ladder, are they less liked by their coworkers?

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From work life to home life: how to be the boss of both worlds

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.

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Meeting The Needs of Working Women

What do women want at work?

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What Women Want: The Importance of Workplace Flexibility

As the job market continues to recover and employee confidence increases, more employees will be keeping their options open for other job opportunities. In this competitive market, it takes more than salary and other traditional benefits to lure potential employees – especially when it comes to women workers.

With women making up more than half of the U.S. work force, employers are playing close attention to what motivates women to choose one employer over another. Randstad took a closer look at what women want in a recent Employer Branding survey conducted by Randstad US.

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Women Leaders Share the Secret To “Having It All”

Can women have it all? It’s a question that has fueled numerous debates during morning talk shows, on Intermment boards and around water coolers.

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Should You “Friend” Your Colleagues?

Whether you’ve just started at a new job or you’ve been there for quite some time, it’s becoming increasingly more common for colleagues to take office connections online. It’s normal to create bonds with your co-workers, but you may not want them to be able to see every time your parents upload a picture of you as a baby in the bathtub.

With 91 percent of online adults using social media regularly, the chances of your colleagues adding you online are fairly high. Although many Facebook users tend to keep their pages private to only their close friends, family, occasional acquaintances, the social platform is making the move toward being a more professional outlet. In fact, a recent study shows that 84 percent of Millennials include at least one employee in their Facebook networks.

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