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Millennial women closing gender wage gap

The generation is more likely to focus on career long before family, a social trend that is contributing to the reduction of pay inequality between men and women. By Stephanie Roman | PublicSource | Aug. 16, 2015 Currently a freelancer, Philadelphia resident Jillian Ivey is faced with a dilemma about her future and identity as a young woman. The 31-year-old …

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Lean Out: The Dangers for Women Who Negotiate

BY MARIA KONNIKOVA   This spring, an aspiring professor—W, as she’s chosen to call herself in a blog post about the experience—attempted to negotiate her tenure-track job offer with the Nazareth College philosophy department. She wanted a slightly higher salary than the starting offer, paid maternity leave for one semester, a pre-tenure sabbatical, a cap on the number of new classes that she would teach …

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12 ways women unknowingly sabotage their success

Did you think the glass ceiling was a relic of the past? Not so much. Even if there weren’t plenty of statistics to demonstrate continued gender bias in the workplace, the marketplace, and in financing for start-ups, a depressing stories out of Silicon Valley makes it brutally clear just how far we haven’t come. Unfortunately, according to Wendy Capland, CEO of Vision Quest Consulting and author of …

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