Articles about Gender at Work
Study: These kind of job descriptions are more likely to turn away women candidates
How you frame a role's requirements can alienate and deter qualified candidates from applying. Is your job description turning away female candidates before they even apply?
This is how gender equality is changing dating
At present, the desire for a young, attractive partner of the opposite sex tends to be more prevalent in men than in women. Women, meanwhile, are more likely to prioritize money and status over youth and beauty. Is this a permanent condition?
In Iceland, it’s now illegal for men to be paid more than women
Iceland has now made it illegal for men to be paid more than women, reportedly becoming the first country in the world to make public and private employers prove they offer equal pay to men and women for equal work.
New Time’s Up initiative wants to help less famous employees deal with sexual harassment
On Monday, 300 women in Hollywood shared an open letter and an initiative titled 'Time's Up,' which outlined how they would use their privileged platform to help employees who are not famous deal with sexual harassment.
Shannon Fisher on workplace sexual harassment: When in doubt, don’t
With the recent societal focus on workplace sexual harassment in America, many people are asking what the line is between friendly workplace banter and behavior that could be perceived as anywhere from overly flirtatious to downright predatory. Put simply: When in doubt, don't.
Poll: Americans have very different definitions of sexual harassment at work
Americans hold startling differences of opinion about what exactly constitutes sexual harassment across gender, race, and generational lines.
Survey: 4 in 10 American women say they’ve experienced gender discrimination in the office
42% of working women and 22% of working men say they’ve gone through gender discrimination where they work.
SURVEY: Career success still seen as far more important for men in 2017
According to a new Pew survey, men are valued for their ambition, women are valued for their looks and parental abilities. Still.
Survey: Americans no longer prefer male bosses
Fifty-five percent of Americans now say that they have "no preference" about their manager's gender, according to a new survey.
Here’s how attractiveness can hurt you at work
It's clear that what you look like can affect your hiring process, but your attractiveness might not affect your job search in the ways you might think.
Study: Women are doing same work as men with different outcomes
Researchers initially hypothesized that women were to blame for not getting promoted. They were wrong.
Sheryl Sandberg’s best, saddest advice for women who want raises
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg highlighted the approach she thinks women should take when asking for a raise at a recent forum.
Many more Americans now believe sexual harassment at work is a serious problem
Sixty-four percent of Americans now consider sexual harassment of women at work "a serious problem" in the U.S., ticking up from 47% back in 2011.
What can men do to support women in the workplace and at home?
For greater equality women have to support men as caretakers to the same degree that men support women in the workplace.
Study: Men become interested in tech careers earlier than women
Men express their interest in tech careers sooner than women, and are more likely to remain in the field for the long haul, according to a new report.
6 ways companies can help all employees thrive by shrinking the gender gap
Despite a steady drumbeat of calls to instill workplace equity between the sexes, women still lag far behind men at companies across the nation.
These 3 steps can help women get the raises they deserve
New research shows that women can face backlash when asking for a raise. Here are tips on how to overcome the odds and get what you're after.
The majority of men think there are enough women leaders at work, study says
60% of men surveyed think that there are enough women in leadership positions at the companies where they work. Only 49% of women agree.
Career advice from three successful women leaders
Inspiring advice from three great women leaders about how to succeed in the office.
Global gender gap starts taking hold as early as 10 years old, study finds
Gender stereotypes are ingrained as early as 10 years old, and have damaging repercussions for both men and women's personal and professional lives.
This PR job requires you to babysit the CEO’s kids
If you want to join The Berman Group's public relations team as an account coordinator, you'll need to be ready to babysit the CEO's kids. No, they're not kidding.
Career lessons from Fortune’s 5 most powerful women in business
Fortune released its list of the Most Powerful Women in 2017. To break the glass ceiling, sometimes you have to be willing to be uncomfortable.
Report: Fewer men than ever are breadwinners
Just 25% of men surveyed said it was important for women to be able to financially provide for their families to be a good spouse, the survey found.
City of Austin’s SXSW coordinator in trouble for refusing to meet with female coworkers alone
“I’ve been told it is not appropriate for a married man to have lunch with a single lady," the SXSW coordinator said, according to reports.
Does your company know if it has a gender pay gap?
Companies are not explicitly out to discriminate against employees. Here's how they can find and fix any disparities.