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How to deal with Daylight Saving Time — and what to look forward to
It's easy to have a love-hate relationship with Daylight Saving Time starting.
Study: A top promotion can double a woman’s chance of divorce
A woman's professional success may come at the cost of her marriage. When women got promoted to the top job in their field, it doubled their chances of a divorce. The same was not true for men being promoted.
Three female CEOs on what makes them tick
This week, fashion label Theory hosted a women's leadership event in New York City for Women's History Month as part of its "Be Heard" series. The discussion was a lively mix of the women's career journeys and their views on entrepreneurship, leadership and being a woman in business today.
Study reveals the work issues people lose the most sleep over
People stay up worrying for a variety of reasons, but for some, it's because of work. Nearly half of workers can't get a good night's rest because of their jobs.
McDonald’s ‘W’ arches are only the latest corporate feminism fail
But when corporations dip their toes into female empowerment, they can run into trouble. We've seen quite a bit of that on International Women's Day in 2018.
These are the cities where people wake up the earliest and latest
The early bird may get the worm but are they really better off?
Beyond stereotypes: An interview with Native American designer Bethany Yellowtail
As a Native American woman, designer Bethany Yellowtail, of B. Yellowtail, also struggles with reaching acceptance and respect for both her culture and designs. She spoke with Ladders about trying to make her way as a female entrepreneur bootstrapping her business and smashing stereotypes on a daily basis.
What is International Women’s Day and why it matters in 2018
On March 8, people around the world gather to celebrate International Women's Day, a celebration of the social, political, cultural and economic achievements of women everywhere and a call to action to raise awareness about the ongoing fight for gender parity.
This study finds that Queen Bee Syndrome is very much alive at work and this is the guilty party
If you thought Queen Bee Syndrome lived and died when you were in high school, you are wrong. It is very much still alive and probably occurring in your workplace right now.
Research: Women making significant gains in tech since 1978
Technology and STEM have historically been a world where women are incredibly underrepresented. Now, that's starting to change.
69% of employees waste 1 month a year on workplace apps
New research shows that 69% of employees report spending up to one hour daily going back and forth between apps, which is up to a whopping 32 days annually.
The best and worst states for working women: North tops South
In honor of International Women's Day on March 8 and Women's History Month, WalletHub released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst States for Women and you may be surprised which states were friendlier to women than others.
Sit down for this: Standing desks might actually be bad for you
We already know that sitting down at work takes a toll on our bodies. But now, new research is finding that standing desks are not great for our bodies either.
What Frances McDormand’s Oscars speech can teach us about sharing success with others
When Frances McDormand invited other women onto the pedestal with her during her acceptance speech for her Oscar for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” she showed that Hollywood has a huge amount of potential to go around — whether you're an Oscar recipient or not.
This is why you shouldn’t blindly trust a candidate saying ‘yes’ to a job offer
Let an embarrassing week for a New York City mayor be a case study in not prematurely announcing a hire.
Millions of views on YouTube won’t even earn you enough to make rent
If you're starting a YouTube channel, don't expect to get rich quickly, or at all.
Lawsuit alleges company’s college campus recruiting is ageist
Employers looking for potential hires on college campuses has been a common practice for years and an effective recruitment tactic. However, one group of people is not very happy about it: The 40-and-over working crowd.
This guy just quit in solidarity with female coworker over ‘boys’ club’ at FEMA
In an act of solidarity for his coworker, FEMA's male press secretary Paul McKellips said that he was quitting because of the “boys club” that was excluding the former head of external affairs, Susan Phalen, from meetings.
17% of companies have no plans to review equal pay policies despite #TimesUp
The #TimesUp movement is in full force, and even though the initiative has made waves across industries and ideologies, new research makes it clear that every employer isn't taking the intended message to heart.
You won’t believe the staggering amount of time wasted on workplace smoke breaks
On average, smokers take roughly six days of smoke breaks every year — and a majority of all workers feel non-smokers should be rewarded with extra days off as a result.
These are the states where the economy is strong and opportunities are growing
If you're looking for a new job, especially in the tech field, you may want to consider moving to these states according to U.S. News & World Report.
New bill seeks to force employers to publicly report sexual harassment settlements
The Sunlight in Workplace Harassment Act seeks to force companies to report the "total number" and the "total dollar amount" of settlements they make related to sexual harassment.
This Steve Jobs 1973 job application was so bad you literally won’t believe it
Even the founder of Apple could be lazy at times, as an application by the then-18-year-old shows.
If you behaved like this in high school, there is a good chance you have a high salary
Basically, if you were a responsible, good student, with an interest in academics, your future turned out just fine no matter what your IQ or socioeconomic status.
Almost 1/3 of millennials say they would dump their partner for a $37,000 raise
When financial services company Comet surveyed 364 single working millennials without children, they found that millennials were willing to sacrifice a romantic relationship for the right price.