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  • It's not sexist to say women aren't ambitious - it's about being gender bilingual

    21 June 2018

    large engineering firm complained to me recently that they would â??love to recruit more women, but they just donâ??t apply.â? So we took a look at the job recruitment ads they use, the channels on which they published them, and the long list of bullet points that outlined the requirements for the job. Each of these things were unintentionally alienating female candidates. Do your recruitment ads look like any of the following?

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    Read the full article at The Telegraph
  • The best CEOs for women can’t all be men, here’s why

    21 June 2018

    Can the best CEOs for women be men? One ranking this week suggested just that.

    Out of a list of the top 50 CEOs for women, compiled by job site Comparably, only four  were female: Accenture’s Julie Sweet, General Motors’ Mary T. Barra, Lockheed Martin’s Marilyn A. Hewson, and Vertafore’s Amy Zupon– but none managed to crack the top ten.

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    Read the full article at Women's agenda
  • Financial Lies Women Need to Stop Telling Themselves

    21 June 2018

    Contact Me Most people have heard of the gender pay gap, but we hear much less about the gender investment gap. If women focus only on raising their wages, they’re missing an important financial step. Without solid planning and investing, even high-earning women could remain vulnerable, especially in retirement. SEE ALSO: 3 Things Married Women Need to Know About Their Money Yet, studies show women still invest later, invest less and retain more cash than men.

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    Read the full article at kiplinger.com
  • What Managers Can Do to Keep Women in Engineering

    21 June 2018

    Engineering faces a serious gender-based retention problem. Despite all the efforts encouraging women to study engineering, over 40% of highly skilled women who enter the field end up leaving. Much has been written about why women in the field leave, but researchers wanted to better understand what encourages women to stay.

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    Read the full article at Harvard Business Review
  • We Have Told G7 Leaders to Make Gender Inequality & Patriarchy History

    14 June 2018

    We Have Told G7 Leaders to Make Gender Inequality & Patriarchy History We Have Told G7 Leaders to Make Gender Inequality & Patriarchy History by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Michael Kaufman ( united nations UNITED NATIONS, Jun 12 (IPS) - Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women & Michael Kaufman is Co-founder, White Ribbon Campaign and Senior Fellow, Promundo institute For most people, the annual G7 meeting may just seem like an expensive photo-op that doesn't connect with any concrete change in people's lives. But for us, appointed by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to sit on his G7 Gender Equality ...

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    Read the full article at Global Issues
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