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Google Wanted to Know What What Makes a Manager Great, so It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. What's a google?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

Women Are Judged Whether They Take Maternity Leave Or Not

Whether or not a new mom takes maternity leave seems to affect her coworkers’ opinions of her. According to new research in the <i>Journal of</i> …

There's Now a Brilliant Way to Explain a Resume Gap for Parenting on LinkedIn

Moms who have taken a work pause to care for their children no longer have to stress about what to do with that awkward career gap on their LinkedIn …

Human capital professionals play a decisive role in successfully Recruiting, Developing, and Keeping 21st Century Female Leaders, but they must take a critical look at their company’s gener

Societal norms regarding women, work and families have changed significantly over the past 50 years, but workplace norms remain stuck in the 1960s. …

Human Resources

Yes, men struggle with work-life balance, they just don't tell women

Women miscommunicate with men about work-life balance because of the same reasons the sexes don’t see eye to eye on many topics: Men just don’t bring …

5 Ways To Make Workplace Flexibility The New Way Of Working

The market intelligence firm IDC estimates that the worldwide mobile worker population will increase from just over 1 billion in 2010 to more than 1.3 billion by 2015.<p>But even as study after study confirms that employees from all four generations of today’s workers are working remotely and …

5 Practical Things Men Can Do For Gender Equality At Work

“Raising awareness” is fine, but if you want to be a part of bringing about real change, there’s a lot of work to be done.<p>There is no shortage of advice for women who want a more level playing field at work:<p>We should learn to accept criticism, stop apologizing, change our tone of voice, learn how …

Paternity Leave and Why Men Need Feminism Too

Happy Fathers’ Day, American dads: our society still does a crappy job of encouraging you to be fathers! A new study from the Boston College Center …

The Real Reasons Why Women’s Careers Stall After Parenthood

A new study from Harvard Business School sheds light on what happens after graduation, and the answer isn’t what you’d expect.<p>It’s no secret women are conspicuously absent from boardrooms across the country, and for years one of the main reasons given for this phenomenon was that they were choosing …

In Male-Dominated Davos, A Call For More Paternity Leave

At this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, amid discussions of everything from climate change to peace in the Middle East, one voice is putting a spotlight on a seemingly minor issue that could actually have huge implications for the way we live and work: paternity leave.<p>According to Wharton …

10 Tips For Working Productively From Home

The idea of working from home may sound like a dream come true. You can get up whenever you want. You can work on <i>your</i> timeline as opposed to …

Why Living In France Is Way Better For Working Parents

Once upon a time, American women led the world when it came to working. In 1990, nearly three-quarters of women age 25-54 were employed in the U.S., ranking it near the top of the democratic countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.<p>Since then the percentage of women …

5 Things Successful Working Parents Give Up

Juggling childrearing responsibilities with the demands of work takes a toll on many parents' personal and professional lives. For many families, there just doesn't seem to be enough hours in the day to get everything done and meet everyone's needs.<p>While managing a career and family leaves some …

A Fifth Of Working Parents May Leave Work Because Of Childcare Costs

Getty<p>Stressed mother with son<p>A fifth of working parents could quit their jobs or reduce their hours because of childcare costs.<p>A survey of 1,000 …

The Parent Trap: Are Flexible Work Policies Hurting Moms And Dads?

The Daddy Bonus. The Mommy Penalty. We’ve seen a lot of news recently about how the pay gap between men and women is sometimes tied to parenthood. …

5 Habits Working Parents Should Break—Now

If you're like me, a consistent routine helps your family stay organized. But my routine has historically been accompanied by a few seemingly …

The Death of the 9-to-5: Why We'll All Work Flex Schedules Soon

Several months ago, I was talking to a college senior about her career plans. She wanted a job with flexible hours, and I asked why. The young woman …

10 Tactics to Better Work-Life Balance

What’s your job? What’s your life? How do they commingle, reflect and refract one another? What’s at stake if you screw this balance up? Your …