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Advocacy group launches coaching-focused awards for midcareer female professionals

Lydia Nuzum, Reporter. Pittsburgh Business Times   When Kimberly Zahler, a user experience designer in Bethel Park, was in graduate school studying digital design, she remembers feeling empowered by her professors and fellow students. But once she was out of school, something shifted — in the working world, Zahler ran headlong into the sexism that has long been a component of the technology …

Courtney DeruyAdvocacy group launches coaching-focused awards for midcareer female professionals
Board Ready Women Pittsburgh

Fewer Pittsburgh company boards are a mens-only club

JOYCE GANNON Pittsburgh Post-Gazette jgannon@post-gazette.com About a dozen public companies in the Pittsburgh area had no women directors eight years ago when Sarah Stewart moved to the region to open an office for an executive recruiting firm. She recalls being surprised. This year, just three companies have boardrooms filled only with men. After trailing national statistics for years, women have …

Courtney DeruyFewer Pittsburgh company boards are a mens-only club
best leadership blogs 2017

Align Leadership Named One of Best Leadership Blogs to Follow in 2017

Align Leadership is proud to be listed as one of the best leadership blogs to follow in 2017. Credit Donkey writes “leadership is all about improving and learning – and these blogs will help you do that. We have collected the best leadership blogs among a sea of blogs to give you the absolute first-rate ones, with thoughtful, useful advice …

Courtney DeruyAlign Leadership Named One of Best Leadership Blogs to Follow in 2017
best companies

The 50 best companies to work for in America

When it comes to finding a job you love or a job that pays well, most people think you have to choose one or the other. But if you’re working for the right company, you don’t. Business Insider teamed up with the employer-information website PayScale to find US companies that stand out in pay, happiness, and more. Tech companies came …

Mary ShippyThe 50 best companies to work for in America
high potential leaders

The Experiences of High Potentials Differ—But Often in the Wrong Ways

By Evan Sinar, Ph.D. High-potential leaders are an organization’s fortunate few—on average, about 20 percent of all leaders in the company. High potentials are typically tapped based on a combination of current performance and future potential. They are the focus of devoted energies and attention well beyond that of leaders not designated as high potentials. Because of this, they should …

Mary ShippyThe Experiences of High Potentials Differ—But Often in the Wrong Ways
gender pay gap

While progress has been made, millennial women still face the gender pay gap

Hilary Burns, Bizwomen Reporter Millennial women don’t think the gender pay gap is a problem that affects them. That’s according to Caroline Ghosn, CEO of Levo League, an organization dedicated to advancing women in their careers. In an interview with Bloomberg Tuesday, Ghosn talked about Levo League’s latest study, which found that millennial women aren’t worried about the pay gap. …

Mary ShippyWhile progress has been made, millennial women still face the gender pay gap