Gender Difference

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Today’s we are facing significant new technology and cultural forces, from artificial intelligence, workforce fluidity, and hyperpersonalization, to the demand for equity and inclusion. These phenomena are reshaping the future of work, resulting in three megatrends for HR to prepare for in 2018: people-first AI, highly individualized leadership, and achieving breakthrough diversity and inclusion.

January 16, 2018


Women start their careers with more ambition than men do, but they lose their confidence within their first years in the workplace. That’s the conclusion of a Bain & Co. study that compared employees with minimal work experience with more tenured workers. The study posed two simple questions:

        --Do you aspire to top management within a large company?

July 30, 2015

On August 21, @weknownext chatted with special guest Emily Jasper (@emilyjasper) about some of the most important issues that women are currently facing in the workplace and what they can do to get around them.

In case you missed it, here are all of the great tweets from the chat...


August 21, 2013
Number of female Fortune 500 CEOs: 21
Number of Fortune 500 that have zero female board members: 50
Percent that GDP would rise if women were paid equally to men: 5
Amount that women lose over the course of career due to not negotiating for raises: $1.5 million
August 19, 2013
There is a notable gender difference in terms of how the stress of personal problems contributes to the rates of reported disciplinary action addressing productivity, absenteeism and work quality, with men more than twice as likely as women to be subject to formal disciplinary action due to these issues (9.8 percent vs. 4.4 percent).
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July 10, 2013
Sex discrimination allegations have begun to morph from strip clubs to boys' clubs.  Although less explicit than strip clubs, the boys' clubs can be just as exclusionary.
What is a boys' club?  It is an invisible affinity group of men, predominantly white, who effectively control their organizations and connections to which may be critical in terms of compensation and advancement.
July 10, 2013
Women are running away from science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs in droves. According to STEMconnector, a web site that tracks statistics on STEM field training and jobs in the U.S., male students are much more likely than female students to pursue these jobs, and the gap is expanding at an alarming rate.
Female interest in the science category of STEM jobs, which had been rising for years, has apparently peaked. Interest in math-related careers is dropping sharply among young women. 
July 9, 2013
The recession cost men more jobs than it did women, and more women than men found new jobs during the recovery. Yet, working women remain more economically vulnerable than men and are nearly twice as likely to have high or overwhelming financial stress, concluded two organizations that study the workplace.
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July 3, 2013
Fifty years after the enactment of the Equal Pay Act, in 1963, women still earn less than men. “Ultimately, no matter how you look at the data, a persistent pay gap remains,” according to a June 2013 report from the National Equal Pay Task Force, which blamed the wage gap partially on men dominating science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) jobs and a so-called motherhood penalty.
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June 24, 2013
Yahoo is in the news again—this time for providing employees with paid maternity and paternity leave, instead of its announcement earlier this year that it was limiting telecommuting.
Moms are granted more paid leave than dads at Yahoo. Both receive eight paid weeks to bond with a child, but mothers can take another eight weeks’ paid leave after pregnancy.
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June 19, 2013