Posts Tagged Women


On some of the world’s most visible stages, women appear to be making huge professional strides. In the U.S., we had our first female presidential candidate from a major party and the U.K. chose its second female prime minister. Women are outnumbering men by a 3-to-2 ratio on college campuses, and they have earned more doctoral degrees than men for seven straight years. Even at this year’s Summer Olympics, the U.S. fielded a team of athletes made up of a female majority for the first time.

November 23, 2016


In mid-October, 15,000 people gathered in Houston for the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC).

November 9, 2016
Last month, a study on gender and leadership conducted jointly by LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Co. was published.  Accordingly to the study, women account for only 19 percent of the C-suite executives (based on responses from 132 companies).
October 18, 2016

On October 5, @shrmnextchat chatted with Sharlyn Lauby @Sharlyn_Lauby, Jennifer Payne @JennyJensHR, Robin Schooling @RobinSchooling and Heather Bussing @HeatherBussing from the HR Tech Insiders Blog team about Women in Technology

October 5, 2016


If you are a woman working in technology, you will often be the only female in the room … and it will often feel strange.  But this diversity—your diversity—will add value.

October 5, 2016


Social Security is with you through life’s journey — from when you’re born, through forming a family, and into retirement. While everyone’s situation is different, women face unique challenges when choosing when to retire and making other decisions related to their future Social Security benefits.

When to Retire

July 19, 2016



With all of the focus on the new overtime rules, a major event could be forgotten. One year ago last night we said good bye to Mad Men.  For some, it was just a television show.  Allow them their blissful naivety.  A lot has happened to our friends in the last year with career and life lessons for all of us. So let’s leave the real world for just a moment:

May 23, 2016

A round up of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve

May 19, 2016

Every year more and more people in the U.S. become aware of the International Women’s Day, a global holiday celebrated on March 8th and recognized by the U.N. The fun fact about the holiday is that it started in the United States in the early 1900's (you can read about the history of it here). Still, not very many Americans I know are actually excited about it or celebrate it in any way.

March 8, 2016

A round up of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve


January 27, 2016


Women aren’t to blame for their own lack of advancement at work. Failure to lean in and greater responsibility for child care don’t fully explain why women aren’t reaching the top levels of many corporations.

The difficulty women experience networking with male colleagues and senior male executives is a major culprit behind women’s lack of advancement.

December 2, 2015

On November 11, @shrmnextchat chatted with special guest Michael Jacobson (@HRTerminator) of Xpert HR about "Sexual Harassment: The Final Frontier of Workplace Gender Equality."   

November 11, 2015

It’s a rarity in life to be able to gather with others who share a common cause, and be inspired for almost every minute of every day together. To do so with 12,000 people over 3 days is unheard of. Except when it comes to the Anita Borg Institute’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.

October 21, 2015

In Focus: What's Really Holding Women Back at Work?

News Updates
September 30, 2015

Girls Who Code

News Updates
September 28, 2015

Pope Francis: Don't Glorify Your Boss, Rest More, Pay Women Equitably

News Updates
September 17, 2015

Tackling a 'Macho' Mentality at Work

News Updates
September 16, 2015


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