The accusations of sexual harassment and assault against Harvey Weinstein and others have unleashed a cascade of reports of similar conduct across a wide range of industries. As the #MeToo campaign has caught fire on social media, women and men of seemingly all ages, all professions, and all levels have come forward to share their […]
What happens when an industry has a culture of ignoring sexual harassment? The sexual harassment scandals rocking Hollywood paint a vivid picture.
A new report on college venture competitions has found that teams including women in roles such as founder and CEO were more likely to win prize money than those who did not include women in these high-level roles.
New research, released by ManpowerGroup, reveals a new era of work in which flexibility and balance are in and the traditional “9-to-5 job for life” is out. Findings from the report “#GigResponsibly: The Rise of NextGen Work”—a global survey of 9,500 people in 12 countries—identifies a shift towards new ways of getting work done, that works for […]
In the face of an ongoing STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) talent shortage, Randstad US conducted a study to uncover key motivations, beliefs, and perspectives of STEM-related topics among kids aged 11 to 17.
A new study released by leadership development and conversation experts at Fierce, Inc. finds that toxic employees continue to wreak havoc on the workplace. However, instead of confronting them, other employees do little to address them directly.
Got a side-gig? You’re not alone. According to new CareerBuilder research, nearly a third of workers (32%) do—this compares to 29% last year. And more women than men have side hustles—35% of women vs. 28% of men.
Of the 785 occupations classified by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, two thirds have a higher concentration of men employed. However, a new study from CareerBuilder shows a greater number of women are moving into roles that have traditionally been held by the opposite sex—and vice versa.
The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) recently affirmed a jury’s decision that a furniture manufacturer was liable for sex-based wage discrimination under the Equal Pay Act (EPA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
While we all expect equal treatment and opportunity at work, women in the workplace have historically been faced with an uneven playing field. Data from an iCIMS survey of 1,000 office professionals reveals that U.S. companies are making progress, but still struggle with gender issues, including the pay gap, parental leave, hiring women in STEM, and promoting women to C-level positions.