Gender Balance 2017-03-14T00:24:55+00:00

#GenderBalance

Say it LOUD!

Although many organizations have been hiring women aggressively for nearly a generation, the proportion in top positions has only modestly expanded. By Sally Helgesen, Strategy + Business Blogger  Could differences in how women and men [...]

Great Lineup of Speakers for League Symposium on 09.24.16 in Kansas City

Join the League of Women in Government (League) in collaboration with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and our fantastic SPONSORS for this half day (12:30 pm to 5:00 pm) League Symposium + Networking Event the day before [...]

For Men to Lean In at Home, Women Need to Lean Back

LeanIn.Org President Rachel Thomas on how couples can support each other at home.   By Rachel Thomas, LeanIn.Org President A few months ago, in partnership with the NBA, LeanIn.Org is kicking off our second season [...]

How paid family leave could become a reality in the U.S.

Most people can't afford to take real time off from their jobs without pay. by Jeanne Sahadi, reposted from CNNMoney Yet that's the only choice a majority of U.S. workers have when they have a [...]

The Fastest Way to Promotion? Your Personal Brand!

RESEARCH SHOWS THAT MEN ARE PROMOTED MORE OFTEN BASED ON “POTENTIAL” THAN WOMEN, WHO ARE STILL REWARDED SOLELY FOR “PERFORMANCE.” HOW DO WE BREAK THE CYCLE? BY GIVING OUR CAREERS A LITTLE P.R. HELP. By [...]

Today’s TED Talk: Susan Colantuono on the Career Advice You Probably Didn’t Get!

You’re doing everything right at work, taking all the right advice, but you’re just not moving up. Why? Susan Colantuono shares a simple, surprising piece of advice you might not have heard before quite so [...]