By: Fred Coon, Chairman, CEO What are the major challenges facing high-profile female executives in the workplace? More often than not, regardless of whether any of us will admit to having witnessed gender biases in the workplace, women – particularly those serving in or pursuing [...]
by Elizabeth Wilcox How do you define family-friendly? Family-friendly is a relative term depending on your needs. And for many mothers, particularly single mothers and mothers whose husbands are self-employed, benefits are the key. After all, some estimate that employer-sponsored benefits can be of as [...]
by Elizabeth Wilcox Not sure if the arrangement you're considering is right for you and your children? Don't base your judgment on what the latest study says on how much a mother should work. Look within. Here are four tips to help you figure out [...]
by Elizabeth Wilcox Wondering how to determine how family-friendly that prospective job really is? Don't answer that question based on job description alone. Look deeper. Below are 11 tips for determining if that potential job is really right for you and your family. Know the [...]
by Elizabeth Wilcox "Don't tell me I don't work. I was up until midnight last night, doing things for the family, doing all my volunteer work. I just don't get paid." It's a familiar refrain. Among women who don't work for pay, many consider their [...]
When Pay Matters, Think BIG: Why women seeking family-friendly work shouldn’t undervalue where they can get their financial needs met.
by Elizabeth Wilcox I'm as guilty as the rest. When I talk about family-friendly work, I often launch into discussion about arrangements - flexible hours, telecommuting, part-time work, even launching your business. But in today's world, where part-time and running your own business come at [...]
by Elizabeth Wilcox Good news apparently for women - the earnings gap between men and women is dropping, says the Current Population survey from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. But is the gap truly as narrow as it appears? Some say [...]