Women

Analysis: Women gained 99,000 jobs in March

Analysis: Women gained 99,000 jobs in March

By Nia-Malika Henderson Analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research shows that of the 192,000 jobs added in March, women gained a larger share than men, with 99,000 job gains for women and 93,000 for men.  Overall, women have done better than men in job growth, recovering all the ground lost in the economic […]

3 Tips for Women and Their Careers

3 Tips for Women and Their Careers

This guest post is by Jane C. Woods of Changing People, which offers consulting, training, and development courses for women and has a passion for helping women develop in their careers and lives. The evidence is still pretty incontrovertible: It’s a tougher climb to the top for women than it is for men. The reasons are […]

Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs for Women

Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs for Women

By Alison Doyle   The question of how much money women make continues to be a significant issue in the job seeking world. Although the focus around women’s paychecks tend to be centered on how they match up to those of men, there are also discrepancies between what women in different careers make compared to one […]

Advice for Young Women: Get a Union Job

Advice for Young Women: Get a Union Job

By Michelle Chen   Back in the days before modern feminism, a young woman looking for work might typically be advised, politely, to “learn a trade,” with the implication that she wasn’t bound for college or an elite career, but a humbler job as, say, a secretary or seamstress. Such a phrase might sound condescending today. […]

The 14 Best Jobs for Women

The 14 Best Jobs for Women

BY.MOLLY TRIFFIN   Whether you’re still in school and figuring out what career to pursue, or on the hunt for something new, we rounded up the absolute best jobs for women out there. Career consultants Alexandra Levit, author of How’d You Score That Gig? and Laurence Shatkin, coauthor of 50 Best Jobs for Your Personality, break them down. Reputation […]

The Best and Worst Companies For Women And Minorities

The Best and Worst Companies For Women And Minorities

  Citigroup and Merck get top ratings for their records on including women, minorities and people with diverse sexual orientation, while Berkshire Hathaway and eBay score at the bottom of a new ranking of diversity among companies in the S&P 100. Calvert Investments, a mutual fund firm that invests in companies that engage in sustainable […]

Asia Losing $89 Billion a Year Failing to Recognize Women: Jobs

Asia Losing $89 Billion a Year Failing to Recognize Women: Jobs

By Shamim Adam Women work at the site of JSW Bengal Steel Ltd. in Salboni, India. Photographer: Adeel Halim/Bloomberg At a booth in one of Manila’s biggest malls, 22-year-old Vanessa Tinitigan sells butter lip gloss from the U.S. and hair extensions from South Korea, part of a business she began at 16 that has made […]

The 14 Best Jobs for Women

The 14 Best Jobs for Women

  Whether you’re still in school and figuring out what career to pursue, or on the hunt for something new, we rounded up the absolute best jobs for women out there. Career consultants Alexandra Levit, author of How’d You Score That Gig? and Laurence Shatkin, coauthor of 50 Best Jobs for Your Personality, break them down. By Molly Triffin 1. […]

Looking Out for Your Career: 7 Lessons to Avoid Turning Opportunities into Obstacles

Looking Out for Your Career: 7 Lessons to Avoid Turning Opportunities into Obstacles

  When we asked the members of Connect, Citi’s network for professional women on LinkedIn, about what’s holding them back, the majority of responses hit on one central theme – self-doubt. The so-called “glass ceiling”? It’s only a factor for 13% of women, according to our 2 Citi/LinkedIn Today’s Professional Woman Report. As I’ve shared […]

11 Simple Concepts to Become a Better Leader

Being likeable will help you in your job, business, relationships, and life. I interviewed dozens of successful business leaders for my last book, to determine what made them so likeable and their companies so successful. All of the concepts are simple, and yet, perhaps in the name of revenues or the bottom line, we often […]

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