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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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Creating a more diverse and gender-balanced workforce

How Can We Improve the Statistics around Gender Ratios in the Workplace?

An old Tibetian proverb says: “A hundred male and a hundred female qualities make a perfect human being.” We are going to stand up for this being true in work settings as well, when we’re trying to create perfect ‘work environments’. We have talked about gender difference at the workplace before: from the perspectives of salaries as well as the ‘roles’ that women are ‘expected’ to fulfill. Today, we will take a look at some statistics around gender ratios at workplaces

What type of negotiator are you?
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Be prepared while remaining authentic

Interview Questions for Senior Management Positions

“Tell me about a situation where you exceeded the expectations of your role.”  This is a typical request during an interview for a leadership role and is a good indicator of what the focus of other questions will be. Nevertheless, though preparation for your interview is essential, you should refrain from memorizing rote answers to…

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Make sure people know why you’re the best candidate

How to Nail a Perfect Elevator Pitch

You’re standing in line for your morning coffee when you notice someone standing behind you. It’s only the CEO of the startup where you see yourself in your dream job! Do you panic and freeze? Trip over your own feet and spill your coffee down the front of their shirt? Or do you introduce yourself with…

Self-assessment before job hunting
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Identify your capabilities

Self-Assessment before Job Hunting

As a job seeker, one needs to have a well-considered plan identifying your targets in order to reach your job search goal. Self-assessment before job hunting is key. You already know what you want to do and where you want to work and what you have to offer. When you sit down for an interview and they’re going to want you to be able to tell them who you are, what you know and what you have to offer.