Mary Lameiro

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Ending Gender Discrimination Requires More than a Training Program

This week, approximately 9,000 current and former female employees of KPMG were invited to join a class-action lawsuit against the firm alleging they were paid less than their male counterparts, in violation of the U.S. Equal Pay Act. Such gender discrimination appears to persist in many …

New Study Shows Career Opportunities Crucial But Too Often Neglected

Few opportunities are more motivating to talented employees than the possibility of career advancement and the financial and emotional benefits that brings. Yet despite the clear value of career opportunities in attracting and retaining top talent, a new study shows that most organizations are …

5 Secrets to Achieving and Maintaining Work-Life Balance

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a world where more and more people find themselves working in roles that could be considered “always on” jobs, how do people achieve and maintain work-life balance and how do companies and leaders promote this way of life? It …

Work-life Balance

How to write a cover letter, according to Leonardo da Vinci

Selling yourself often feels like a grotesque act. So job applicants’ cover letters seem unlikely to contain much great prose. Instead, we tend to fill the page with false notes and empty phrases. (“I believe my skills make me the ideal candidate, and I would appreciate your consideration…”)<p>But it …

Employment

Working Endless Hours Does Not Make You a Hero (Infographic)

1 min read<p>In the U.S., people tend to brag about working long hours. Clocking countless hours at the office is worn as a badge of honor, brandied about at the water cooler to garner respect.<p>Turns out, working endless hours may be nothing more than a waste of time.<p>Germany is among the countries with …

Infographics

If You’re Always Working, You’re Never Working Well

In early April a series of reports appeared online in the United States and the United Kingdom lamenting the “lazy French.” A new labor law in France had apparently banned organizations from e-mailing their employees after 6 p.m. In fact, it turned out to be more a case of “lazy journalists” than …

How Smart Girls Get On Corporate Boards

For women who aspire to serve on a corporate board, sisterhood was alive and well in New York last week. Two headhunters who vet executives for these cushy spots occupied center stage at a Tuesday lunchtime program hosted by The Conference Board. During the following two days, power women from …

27 Etiquette Rules For Our Times

“It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct,” Sigmund Freud said.<p>There’s always a tension between how much we should follow our instincts and how much we should yield to social conventions. But at times like ours, the tendency is to tilt …

My Management Checklist: Questions to Ask Yourself Everyday

Whether in the office or on the road, I’m often asked about leadership and my personal set of management principles. With that in mind, I thought I …

Customers

Gift For The Person Who Has Everything? A Personal Submarine

I recently attended the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show, which is the most important event of its type in the world, with the mega-yacht crowd coming from every corner of the globe to ogle custom Italian boats that can run over a million dollars – a meter – or easily into nine figures for an …

Turn A Rejection Into A Job Offer

If you've been rejected for a job you really wanted, don't give up. Robert Hellmann, a career coach with the Five O'Clock Club, a career counseling firm, says there are ways to turn a no into a job offer. A former marketing executive at JPMorgan Chase and American Express, he says that with the …

Yahoo ahora forma parte de Oath

Antes de continuar...<p>Yahoo ahora forma parte de familia Oath. Debido a la normativa europea de protección de datos, nosotros (Oath), nuestros …

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How-to: Use AirDrop to share files between iOS devices [Poll]

AirDrop can be a be a quick, simple way to transfer files between iOS devices. It can be especially handy because it is truly a device-to-device transfer that works even when neither device has internet access, although Wi-Fi and Bluetooth have to be turned on for it to function. In this article I …

What every woman’s post-work ritual should be

Mondays are hard. Wednesdays are worse. And by Friday you're just glad to be alive. But this five-step de-stressing and pampering ritual can turn …