What women bring to the table: A lesson learned Revisted

I am in San Francisco this week as my wife attends Dreamforce. I opted not to attend, as I have in the past. But I was reminded of this post about a great session I went to in 2016.  I am in San Francisco this week to attend the Dreamforce conference. Unfortunately, yet fortunately, I …

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Shake Up the Year with a Promotion

Today’s post is a guest post written by Gloria Martinez, of WomenLed.org. I thought it was a relevant and timely topic. Ms. Martinez believes that while women have made many advancements toward “shattering the glass ceiling,” there is still much to be done. It is her aim to help increase the number of women-led businesses …

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Three HR posts for Thursday

As I occasionally do I point out some interesting and informative reads to you in order to educate you and give you a break from my writing. Today, I have three great posts that cover training, ergonomics and the changing workweek. #1 The first post comes from Kristine Sims at Constangy, Brooks, Smith and Prophete, …

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An Opinion: What is the big deal about Women in management?

This is an opinion piece. So if you don’t like my opinions don’t read this. I just read an article asking the question Should More Women in the Workplace be a Requirement? The author quotes German law where companies are required to have women in 30% of their supervisory and managerial positions. He asks if …

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Understanding your future workforce today

Today’s post is a reprint of the Herman Trend Report. I am publishing it because it is important information for all of us as employers, parents and educators. Girls Excelling in Schools Though educators have been working hard for decades to reduce the gaps in performance, boys and girls continue to make gender-based career choices. …

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Being a Workaholic is not the same as being engaged

How many of us know someone who proudly proclaims they are a workaholic? Perhaps some of you reading this post feel that way about yourself. Some claim it is because they are really engaged in their work. That may be true but a recent study showed that there is a difference between being engaged in …

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A Key to Making Women Successful in the Workplace

In an article in the Sunday Atlanta Journal-Constitution attorney Lori Killberg made a very interesting observation. She felt it was a key to making women successful in the workplace. The key is “sponsorship” by a senior executive. Since most senior executives in most organizations are men, Killberg says it is important for more men to …

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