Daily Archives: May 9, 2018

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Children of working parents are reaping the rewards

Why the New Generation of Professional Parents Is Profiting

Parents who go back to work after having children, and mothers in particular, often struggle with prejudice and criticism. This is completely unfounded, however, because studies have shown that children of professional parents have better prospects for the future. Many young parents, mothers in particular, are faced with the question of how they should juggle…

6 Interview Tips for Women Leader
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Confidence is key

6 Interview Tips for Female Leaders

Competence without confidence rarely takes a person to the highest career levels. Although more women than men are now studying at the university level, women still lag behind in c-suite and other senior management positions globally. Among S&P 500 companies, females hold only 14,2 percent of top leadership jobs, and in FTSE 100 companies, a mere seven women hold the title of CEO or Chairman. While there may be a number of reasons for this gap, studies make it clear that one reason is self-doubt, especially when female professionals talk about their accomplishments at work. It directly affects women’s performance in job interviews, naturally. But there is good news for women who undersell themselves. You can learn effective techniques to project the confidence and competence you possess so that a hiring manager sees it too. Start with these interview tips.

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How can companies work to decrease the gender gap

Why Aren’t More Women in Power Positions?

Why aren’t there more women in power positions? A question, which has sparked several debates over the years across continents. There are several statistics that support this question. Women account for 46% of people in employment across the EU and on average they have a higher level of education than their male colleagues: 34% of working women have some form of tertiary level education compared to 28% of men. Yet at the top levels of businesswomen remain under-represented. Women are outnumbered by men in leadership positions in the corporate sector.

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