Does ‘Pushy’ Need to be a Bad Thing?

When Jill Abramson was fired from the New York Times recently, it attracted a great deal of media attention. Abramson felt she was not compensated fairly compared to her male counterparts. And as a result, the issue about equal pay was raised. But what distracted many of us from this important issue, was the fact… Read More.

Jennifer versus John in the Workplace: Jennifer loses!

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Imagine this. You are a competent, highly skilled woman. You work hard and expect that opportunities for advancement will present themselves. But, they don’t. You’re puzzled. You’re doing everything you’ve been told to get ahead and it’s not working. What’s going on? A recent study done at Yale offers one possible explanation. Bias still exists… Read More.