It was 2007, the beginning of the Great Recession, a dark time for America and the rest of the world — something Lori Mabardi studied up close and every day. She was working as a researcher and economist in real estate. Her job was tracking the economy and telling the story of the housing crisis to help her clients make smart real estate decisions. Continue reading Meet The Mom And Economist Who’s Fed 100,000 Children (And Counting)
Three months ago, ex-Google employee James Damore published his highly criticized manifesto about why women are not biologically fit for tech roles. In doing so, he unintentionally did women a favor. He created a lightning rod that has brought unprecedented attention to the struggles of women in technology and encouraged droves of women to find the courage to come forward with their stories of sexual harassment, discriminatory hiring practices, unequal pay, and more. Continue reading Understanding The Deeper Stories Of Women Execs In Tech
Demarra Gardner says Black Women About Business is inspired by her own story, the need for resources and a soaring number of business owners. Continue reading This veteran entrepreneur is launching program to help new black female entrepreneurs
By Kenton Clarke
Founder & Social Entrepreneur | Omnikal
A Unified Sound Develops a Lasting Memory
The topic on many corporate minds today and conversations inside corporate teams is one of brand reputation and brand rescue. The most recent examples of message confusion, message delusion and brand salvage have been seen in the form of national ad campaigns, employee communication and corporate leaders’ far-reaching statements. Diversity and Inclusion. These two words are the running theme for the examples mentioned. Continue reading One Band One Sound – A Musical Path to Secure Your Brand’s Reputation
Workers’ ability to juggle the demands of the office and home is on the upswing, with those in charge greatly aiding the cause, new research suggests. In the Robert Half Management Resources survey, the majority of professionals (52 percent) said their work-life balance has improved from three years ago. Nine in 10 respondents (91 percent) reported their manager is very or somewhat supportive of their efforts to achieve this balance, and 74 percent said their boss sets a good or even excellent example.
Continue reading Are You A Manager? Ways to improve your employees’ work-life balance
For the first time in more than 20 years, Vanity Fair has a new editor in chief.
Radhika Jones, the editorial director of The New York Times books department and former editor of Time magazine, will take over as top editor of Vanity Fair, replacing Graydon Carter. Continue reading New York Times books editor to head Vanity Fair
By Noah Davis
Caterina Fake is an unlikely entrepreneur. The co-founder of start-ups like Flickr, Hunch, and Findery graduated from Vassar with an English degree and spent most of her 20s backpacking around South America. Eventually, however, she found her way to the Internet, where she married her artistic sensibilities with her interest in technology. The rest is photo-sharing history. Continue reading How Do You Make a Living, Entrepreneur?
The United States is experiencing a shortage of qualified nurses. Perhaps the most unsettling result of the nursing shortage is that patient care may be adversely affected.
Continue reading Why Nursing Jobs are High in Demand
After 30 years climbing the ladder in a male-dominated industry, one trailblazer shares hard lessons from the hard-hat business. Continue reading If construction is a man’s world, someone forgot to tell Rose Conti
To grab an employer’s attention with your resume, you need it keep things short, quantify your accomplishments with numbers or percentages, and mirror the language or skills the company uses in its own job ad, says Jaime Klein, who launched her HR consulting firm in 2007. Continue reading 5 Secrets To Career Advancement From A Top Recruiter