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The Hidden Battle of the Sexes at Work - WSJ

For all the effort employers are pouring into advancing women in the workplace, why are they making so little headway?<p>One big obstacle: Men and women are at odds over whether there even is a problem to begin with.<p>In the same offices and on the same teams, women largely view gender equality as a …

Employment

Sheryl Sandberg on How to Get to Gender Equality

The Facebook chief operating officer and founder of LeanIn.Org says the first step is realizing how far we have to go<p>Gender inequality is so pervasive that we often don’t see it.<p>Nearly 50% of men think that when just 1 in 10 senior leaders in their company is a woman, that’s sufficient. And …

Sheryl Sandberg

How Workers Under 30 Are Climbing the Ladder Differently

Younger women show high ambition, and young men and women share similar views on some gender-workplace issues<p>Recruiting manager Casey Miller noticed something different about the intern presentations at Enterprise Holdings Inc. this summer.<p>In previous years, the proceedings at the car-rental …

Nudging Companies to Look Beyond the C-Suite for Women Directors

A J.P. Morgan group cultivates a network of candidates and makes recommendations to client firms<p>Fifty percent of the board should be women.<p>That’s what Dan Smith, chairman of Kraton Corp., a specialty chemical company, believes about his own board. And he hopes to get some help from Karen Simon, who …

Getting to gender equality starts with realizing how far we have to go

Women in the Workplace 2017 is a comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America. This research is part of a long-term partnership …

What Sephora Knows About Women in Tech That Silicon Valley Doesn’t

More than 60% of the retailer’s technology workers are female<p>In a San Francisco office an hour’s drive from some of the biggest companies in Silicon Valley, Sephora has managed a corporate feat that would make the leaders of Google Inc., Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc. envious: a majority of the …

Silicon Valley

Finally, More Women Are Asking for Raises. But There’s a Catch.

They find they pay a price for getting what they want<p>Women don’t get raises, the conventional wisdom goes, because they simply don’t ask.<p>A new study conducted by LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Co. casts doubt on that assumption. Women are in fact negotiating for raises and promotions just as much as …

After 50, Women Struggle to Find a Foothold at Work

Time out for family can carry a stigma; study finds evidence of discrimination<p>Anne Zacharias was nearly 50 years old when she retired from her job as a regional vice president with a national marketing company. She stopped working to be with her children more after years of long hours and frequent …

Women's News

Getting Women Out of the Middle-Management Trap

Leadership programs and coaching are top strategies for companies like IBM and Intuit<p>After rising early in their careers, many women get stuck in middle management.<p>More big businesses are trying to fix that by taking inventive steps to propel female managers into the executive suite.<p>International …

Career Development

Now Joining Corporate Women’s Groups: Men

Acknowledging their early efforts haven’t done enough, some companies involve wider groups of employees<p>Would women and minorities go further in their careers without separate professional networks?<p>One of the first such corporate groups was founded nearly 50 years ago at Xerox Corp. to boost …

Tesla’s Autopilot and the double standard for automotive safety systems

Jack Dashwood Contributor<p>Jack Dashwood is the marcom director for computer vision company Movidius.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>From recording to reacting: Neural networks are changing notions of surveillance<p>This summer saw the inevitable controversy arise when a Tesla automobile was involved in …

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Here's Why Your Coworkers Are Ignoring Your Emails

Email is such a time vampire that it’s tempting to skim through a packed inbox without reading each message too closely, let alone replying to it — …

Colby Brown Made The Switch

<i>YOSEMITE, BRIDAL VEIL FALLS<br>There's a shot of Yosemite, Bridal Veil Falls. That was one of the first big marketing campaigns that I was working on</i> …

Banksy’s Identity Has Likely Been Confirmed Thanks To The Power Of Science & Math

Let’s get this out of the way: supposedly, Banksy’s real name is Robin Gunningham, and he’s from Bristol, England. How did this revelation come to be after the prolific street artist and social commentator’s superhero-like attempts to conceal his identity? In a word: science. Steven Le Comber of …

The Dark Ages of Austin startup capital

An Austin-based venture capital firm recently offered my company $400,000 for 40 percent of its equity. This was one week before their counterpart in the Bay Area offered $2 million for 20 percent of the same company. Nothing had changed in that week, and both received the same pitch and deck in …

SpaceX Fails to Stick the Landing, As Expected

Another successful launch but unsuccessful landing of the Falcon 9 booster—but Elon says this time they weren't expecting anything else.<p>Elon Musk's private space company SpaceX successfully launched a satellite into orbit on Friday evening, but failed once again to land its Falcon 9 rocket on a …

Here's How To Instantly Upgrade Pancakes

Fact: Pancakes make ~everything~ better.<p><b>Pancake Batter</b><p><i>Makes 4 to 6 servings</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 cups pancake mix<p>1½ cups water<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>In a large bowl, combine the pancake mix and water, stirring until smooth with no lumps.<p>____<p><b>1. Blueberry Pancakes</b><p><i>Makes 4 to 6 servings</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>Pancake Batter (see …

Breakfast

Take A Visual Tour Of The World’s 10 ‘Highest Quality of Life’ Cities

For the last 18 years, global human resources consulting firm Mercer has released a Quality of Living Survey. The purpose of the survey is to help large companies fairly evaluate employee compensation while on international assignments.<p>The list provides anyone whose company missed the whole “fair …

10 Amazing Hiking Trails in Bryce Canyon National Park

Out & Back<p>~1500 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)<p>Utah<p>Bryce Canyon<p>The Rim Trail in Bryce Canyon is a difficult hike in southern Utah that features amazing wildlife …

Why Twitter is Struggling, According to One Power User

Yesterday, <i>New Statesman</i> deputy editor Helen Lewis offered a lengthy rumination on why Twitter is having so much trouble attracting and retaining …

Dow Climbs Back Above 17,000

The bulls have gained the upper hand in the U.S. stock market in recent weeks and strategists are cautiously optimistic the rebound will continue. A …

NeoWave Posters Resurrect Psychedelic Space Art

Put on a Pink Floyd album and check out James White's retrofuturist posters.<p>All images courtesy the artist<p>When not designing for some of the biggest companies in the world, from MTV and Universal to Google, Nike, and Toyota, Canadian artist James White explores his own graphic interests. His latest …

science has revealed banksy's true identity

A geographical profiling study has all but unmasked the enigmatic street artist.<p>Art meets science in a new geographical profiling study from Queen Mary University of London, which might have just revealed the identity of the art world's most iconic, yet elusive figure.<p>The full report on Banksy's …

SpaceX successfully launches SES-9 into GEO but crash lands rocket on drone ship

Today at 6:35pm EST, SpaceX successfully launched the SES-9 communications satellite into Geostationary orbit (GEO).<p>Launching the SES-9 payload was the primary goal of today’s mission, but many had their eyes back on the ground for what would have been the first successful landing of a rocket on a …

25 of Our Favorite Menswear Looks From Raf Simons

Raf Simons will show his Fall 2016 men’s collection today in Paris, his first fashion outing since parting ways with Dior in October. Though there’s speculation about where Simons will land next—Calvin Klein Collection is one high-profile name that’s been mentioned—it’s just as likely that he will …

15 Gorgeous Unseen Pictures From India By The Photojournalist Behind “Afghan Girl”

The man behind the famous "Afghan Girl" photo has released a new set of pictures of life in India, spanning three decades.<p>Thirty-seven pictures by American photographer Steve McCurry of everyday life in India are to go on display at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York in November, including many …

India