How Can Men Show Support of Women in the Workplace?

#BeBoldForChange By Pamela Antil, ACM - Santa Barbara, CA The Women's March on Washington, Women's History Month, and now International Women's Day on March 8th -- these are all great celebrations to remind us to contemplate women in the workplace, equal pay, and gender equality. But, what if you're a guy? How might you show a [...]

By | 2017-03-22T02:36:17+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Educate, Education, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Guest Writer Rachel Keyser: Answer these 6 questions and work smarter in 2017!

By Rachel Keyser, Content Writer, ViewPoint Cloud Do you know what kind of person, team, or organization you want to be in 2017? Here’s a better question: Do you know what kind of person, team, or organization you were in 2016? In a society this fast-paced, it’s hard to catch your breath. And harder [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:58+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Educate, Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AND THE TOP POST OF THE YEAR IS……

By LWG Editor It’s been another busy year for the League. We’ve heard you loud and clear that having a spot where local government women AND men can visit to read content about advancing women in government is essential. We’re also very proud of the original content being written by our supporters and [...]

What will you achieve in 2017?

How many of your goals did you accomplish in 2016? By Pamela Antil - Santa Barbara, CA We all had great intentions in 2016. Eat better. Lose weight. Tweet less. Read more. Finish that degree. But, life has a way of getting in the way of, well, life! As a result, we don't always achieve the resolutions [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:58+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Educate, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The One Career Resolution That You Need To Follow In 2017

  By Moira Forbes, Forbes Staff Writer (Reprinted from Forbes.com) As 2016 draws to a close, it's a time to reflect back on the year and our career milestones to date, the good and the bad, and where we need to focus moving forward. Whether your 2017 plans include finding a new job or reigniting success [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:58+00:00 December 24th, 2016|Educate, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Women and Retirement: If you have deferred comp, increase it.

If you haven’t started it yet, then do it today! By Jan Perkins, Senior Partner, Management Partners The payroll manager of a city I worked for many years ago had a habit of "convincing" all new employees to sign up for deferred compensation. It didn't matter if they were a street maintenance worker or the [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:58+00:00 November 28th, 2016|#GenderBalance, Educate, Exclusives, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Writer Tom Miller on the City Manager of the Future

History proves there has been an enduring role for government and its leaders... By Tom Miller, President & CEO, National Research Center, Inc. (reposted with permission from NRC, Inc.) The Role Of Government We have all witnessed an ebb in public trust of government, mostly at the federal level, but also infiltrating local government. History, however, [...]

Guest Writer Leelannee Malin on Rules for Women for Networking

Just Give Me Five: The Rules of Engagement for Women in Networking By Leelannee K. Malin, PhD – Principal & CEO, Malin PR I received a group email from an associate whom I had collaborated on several projects.  We run in similar political, business and social circles. The email shared some job opportunities available within her network.  She [...]

Today’s TED Talk: Why is it so hard to find female superhero merchandise? And why should you care?

Bring on the Female Superheroes! In this passionate, sparkling talk, media studies scholar (and father of a Star Wars-obsessed daughter) Christopher Bell addresses the alarming lack of female superheroes in the toys and products marketed to kids — and what it means for how we teach them about the world. Listen to his TED Talk here. [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:25:00+00:00 September 7th, 2016|#GenderBalance, Educate, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Today’s Workplace Tip: Encourage Women to Go For It!

Today’s Tip is the next in a series of tips on how to be a good workplace ally to women in your organization compliments of our partner, LeanIn.org. SITUATION Women are prone to more intense self-doubt than men, and it is not because we’re missing a special confidence gene. Women face an uneven playing field at [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:25:02+00:00 July 18th, 2016|Educate, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments