Becoming a Role Model & Mentor to Your Other Female Co-workers

As a busy professional in today’s modern world, you understand that life isn’t always easy or simple. Being a woman in the workforce can be tricky, which is why it’s incredibly important that female co-workers have someone to look up to. A strong role model and mentor can make an incredible difference in the lives … Continue reading “Becoming a Role Model & Mentor to Your Other Female Co-workers”

Women in Tech: A Look at Today’s Female Cybersecurity Leaders

From Hollywood to Silicon Valley, women have been the subject of gender bias, sexual harassment, and little progress when it comes to equitable wages. Simply put, gender inequality is pervasive in American society. Many people have written about the causes of the gender gap in the tech industry with theories ranging from industry discrimination to socialization … Continue reading “Women in Tech: A Look at Today’s Female Cybersecurity Leaders”

The FTSE 100 Boardroom Gender Gap

In 2011, an independent government review recommended that all UK FTSE 100 companies aim to have at least 25% of their board members be female by 2015. Three years on from that date, and with International Women’s Day just around the corner, serviced apartments provider SilverDoor have carried out research into the FTSE 100 to see just … Continue reading “The FTSE 100 Boardroom Gender Gap”

Salary Negotiation Tips for Women in Business

It’s always hard to talk about salaries. Especially when the conversation is happening with a stranger who is the gatekeeper between you and your dream job. Before going straight into the conversation, here’s what you need to consider. Don’t Learn the Hard Way During my first job, I was able to go through a temporary … Continue reading “Salary Negotiation Tips for Women in Business”

The Favorite Business Books Of Iconic Female Entrepreneurs

No matter where you are in your career, there is always an opportunity to learn more. While you might not be available to take extra classes at the weekend, or spend a fortune on an expensive certification program, there’s one tried-and-true solution for sharpening your mind. Reading. The benefits of reading are well-documented, and actually … Continue reading “The Favorite Business Books Of Iconic Female Entrepreneurs”

Breaking Stereotypes : 7 Secrets for Hiring The Best Female Developers

The problem of gender equality is a very old and important issue of the modern society. It was discussed for many years in the far past. Nowadays, it remains relevant as well. Many people claim that women are suitable for only a wide range of positions and should not take some high posts. Nevertheless, the … Continue reading “Breaking Stereotypes : 7 Secrets for Hiring The Best Female Developers”

Women are Missing Out on Technical-Based Careers

Education is vital to society, which is one reason many people are debating the possibility of making higher education a right in this country. Of course, this is not the case yet, but there are several types of education opportunities springing up, especially in vocation education and apprenticeship programs. These types of programs are great, … Continue reading “Women are Missing Out on Technical-Based Careers”

5 Skills Women in Leadership Positions Need to Learn

Women are not promoted to leadership roles as often as men. However, they usually thrive when they are, because many of their skills that seem to either be “societally expected” or natural to “women’s roles” help them thrive as leaders in a business environment. Luckily, this is now being noticed. One of the top 2016 … Continue reading “5 Skills Women in Leadership Positions Need to Learn”