Why do smart women lose confidence?

Gifted girls show exceptional promise, typically surpassing boys on most measures of success. Their language, attention and fine motor skills are often 1 1/2 years ahead when they enter school, and their social maturity and relational skills help them thrive in most academic settings. Confident in their abilities, they excel throughout school, receiving higher grades on average than boys. They are also more likely to graduate from high school, college or graduate school....more

What Keeps You Up At Night

Workplace Wake Up Call : Every One of Us is Replaceable

The days of working for one company your entire life and retiring with a secure pension have gone the way of the VCR.According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2014 the median number of years that workers had been with their current employer was estimated at 4.6 years. This means that employees today could possibly change their jobs eight or more times before they retire. In other words, job security has given way to job insecurity....more

Case of the Mundays: 5 Ways to Beat the Monday Blues

Mondays.The word itself sounds so... blah. After a fun weekend getting back into the swing of things can be difficult. Luckily, I love my job so for me Mondays aren’t so bad, but some days it can be hard just to get out of my nice, comfy warm bed and get my week started. Here’s my 5 tips on how to beat those Monday blues:...more

If Women Shared Their Voices

Imagine our country if women shared their voices. Imagine the world if this was the case. Imagine how it would impact the lives of our children. We need you to start--women share your voices....more

3 Things I Wish My Company Did to Support Mental Health

While I am a Human Resources professional,  I am not an expert on every area of employment and I can’t speak from every employee’s perspective, I am honored to speak with other professionals who have something to share with a savvy audience.  I am honored to introduce Christina Lattimore, founder of Speak Away the Stigma to discuss mental health in the workplace....more

The Fight of the Female Journalist

I’ve learned a lot of things during my time in the journalism world. City council members will not return your phone calls. Don’t bury your lede. Heels are a nice thought, but should often be avoided. You get one mistake in your entire career, and that’s it. And if you’re a woman, you will always walk an uncomfortable line....more

Are Gender Disparities in the Legal Industry Real?

In recent years, women in law have made advances in attaining workplace gender equality. Still, female attorneys only earn 87 percent of male attorneys’ salaries, and women continue to face inequality in the legal industry when it comes to growth opportunities and income....more