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Women and careers

There are 212 case studies in this section. These describe the issues our clients faced as they approached their job search and how we helped them with securing new positions and negotiate better packages. At the beginning of many stories, you will see a video or audio symbol. Click on that and listen to or watch the client speak about their Stewart, Cooper & Coon search experience.

Frequent Career Development Concerns Still Encountered By Women

Women in the workforce have made some incredibly significant advancements over the last decade, but career development concerns are still a very serious issue for many. While the infamy of that traditional stumbling block to advancement, known by many as the “glass ceiling”, has shifted considerably, many women find it still firmly in place in their efforts to move from middle to upper management. The core causes for this phenomenon are multifaceted—some women face an entrenched gender bias in corporate culture, while others may lack the required educational achievements or training. Whatever the source, the “glass ceiling” is still very much alive and functional.

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Per the findings of the Denver Women’s Commission, while most women … Read More

Female Venture Capitalists: Understanding and Expanding the Current Climate

According to the US Small Business Administration, over 36 percent of all businesses in the United States are majority-owned by female entrepreneurs.

No one with any credibility will pretend there are not still significant challenges for professionally minded and career-dedicated women in today’s business world, but facts and figures like those above are, in a word, heartening. To be able to step back and see the phenomenal impact that women are having in the business world should be an encouragement to every young woman coming into her own and setting her sights on the corporate sphere.

Female Entrepreneurs - 2 Professional Woman at meeting

When talking about Venture Capital (VC), however, the panorama seems to shift. Considering the fact that the total number of women VCs declined by … Read More

Valuable Advice from Successful Female Business Leaders

Embracing differences and understanding that unique abilities and viewpoints add value to any organization is a crucial part in overcoming any antiquated perspectives associated with the executive world.

There is a great deal to be learned from female business leaders who have not only experienced success in their field, but triumphed through specific hindrances often not experienced by their male counterparts.

business people group together standing indoor and representing team and teamwork concept

Yet, despite your status or stage in career, all business leaders can benefit from advice on how to advance within your profession. Nicole Fallon, writer and managing editor for Business News Daily gathered some indispensable recommendations from women who are leading in their industries.

Angie Hicks, Chief Marketing Officer of Angie’s List

As a shy college graduate with … Read More

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