Why Your Job Search Should Start With Companies, Not Roles—and What That Looks Like

By Abby Wolfe

When Kate Gardner was laid off from her job as a magazine editor, she wasn’t sure what to do next. She tried freelancing for a month or so, but the instability of it ultimately made her want to hop back into a full-time job at a company she really liked (and could see herself at for a while). Continue reading Why Your Job Search Should Start With Companies, Not Roles—and What That Looks Like

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Tackling the glass ceiling

“Only 6 percent of the Fortune 500 companies are run by women.” -Recruiter 

The term ‘glass ceiling’ was coined by Marilyn Loden, an American writer and management consultant, in 1978 during a panel discussion about women’s aspirations.

Forty years later businesses worldwide have made great strides when it comes to gender parity. Yet the glass ceiling metaphor continues to symbolize an enduring barrier faced by women in the workplace.

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