Future Friday: Are we heading into the Age of Women?

In a recent issue of Silicon Republic, author and futurist Cheryl Crane, posed the question What will the future of work mean for women? As we move into an AI age where drudge work is being taken away, and robots are assisting in the work that requires strength, Crane feels women are poised to be …

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Women Bosses: Still A Way To Go

This past year women have made major strides moving into positions of power in business, politics and the military. The Army has its first female four-star general, we had several female presidential candidates, we are getting another female Secretary of State and women show up in many power positions in the entertainment business both on …

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Bad News and Good News for Women in Human Resources

An article in the Wall Street Journal on Oct. 23rd talked about wage disparities. (Link requires subscription.) This is not unusual. The wage disparity between men and women is well documented and much discussed. The potential reasons are many: discrimination, career interruption, and predominately “female” careers among them. What makes this article noteable, however, is …

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OOPS in the Outback: Why Managerial Training is Important

Here in the U.S. we often talk about the importance of training for managers and supervisors. Most of us in HR realize that most companies get in “trouble” due to the things said and done by managers and supervisors. Well here is a great example of that. From Australia we have the Mayor of Mount …

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