Debunking 8 Myths Surrounding Women And Work

August 31, 2018By DPC EditorGender, Resources By Topic

Originally posted at the Elevate Network. There are a lot of myths surrounding women and workplace success. Ideas such as women lack confidence or that they don’t have to right kinds of networks that lead to opportunities are often referenced in the media, but rarely questioned. KPMG and the 30% Club recently studied the career … Read More

What’s Holding Women Back?

August 31, 2018By DPC EditorGender, Resources By Topic

Originally posted at the Economist. IN 2015 the promise of gender equality seems closer than ever. A new report by the Pew Research Centre shows that the majority of Americans think women are just as capable of being good political and business leaders as men. They are perceived as indistinguishable from their male peers when it comes … Read More

Women in the Workplace: A Research Roundup

August 31, 2018By DPC EditorGender, Resources By Topic

Originally posted at the Harvard Business Review. We all expect to be judged on our merits at work—to be recognized for our accomplishments and our unique talents, insights, and efforts. But does that actually happen? A variety of recent research by business, psychology, and sociology scholars offers a window into women’s collective experiences in the … Read More

The Hidden Battle of the Sexes at Work

August 30, 2018By DPC EditorGender, Resources By Topic

By Vanessa Fuhrmans, originally posted at the Wall Street Journal. When it comes to equality in U.S. companies, women see a work in progress while men view it as mission accomplished. For all the effort employers are pouring into advancing women in the workplace, why are they making so little headway? One big obstacle: Men … Read More

Hiring Discrimination Against Black Americans Hasn’t Declined in 25 Years

August 30, 2018By DPC EditorCultural Diversity, Resources By Topic

By Lincoln Quillian, originally posted at the Harvard Business Review. Race is often at the forefront of American conversation. It has lately emerged with new urgency around discussions of policing, immigration, First Amendment rights, and even professional football. And yet even as we are confronted with dramatic examples of ongoing racial tensions, most white Americans remain convinced … Read More

The Changing Landscape of Work and the Worker

August 29, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Topic, Society

By Rose Stanley, originally posted at Huffington Post. When workplace flexibility first came to be during the 1970s in the United States, it was mostly known as “flex time”: adjusting one’s start and end times to primarily accommodate working parents dropping children off and picking them up from school or daycare. Other forms of workplace … Read More