Five Workplace Challenges for Employers in Changing Times

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[Co-author: Alyssa Muñoz – Law Clerk]

As Gordon Gekko famously pronounced in the 1980s classic movie Wall Street, “The most valuable commodity … is information.” Those words have never rung truer than in today’s world … Read more

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Older workers are consistently discriminated against in job hiring — here’s how we can fix that

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There’s a lot of canonical career advice out there. Better to overdress than underdress, for example. Try to beat your boss to the office. Scrub your resume and cover letters of typos and unnecessary jargon. … Read more

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Uber Report: Company’s Diversity Effort a Work in Progress

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The percentage of some underrepresented groups working in technology at Uber Technologies—the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company—has increased slightly since 2017, according to the company’s second annual diversity report, released Tuesday.

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How Slack Got Ahead in Diversity

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Last week, Slack, the company whose popular, plaid-themed messaging app has simplified office communications and introduced custom fox emoji into our daily routines, quietly released its 2017 diversity report. Diversity reports, which list statistics

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Here’s how some tech companies are chipping away at bias against women

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SEATTLE — Bridget Frey was the only woman on Redfin’s engineering team in Seattle when she joined the online real-estate company more than six years ago. She wasn’t surprised, having worked in the male-dominated tech … Read more

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Hired spent $2 million to fix its wage gap

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The pay gap is real, my friends. Hired, the career marketplace that produces studies about pay inequality, spent $2 million in 2016 to close its wage gap across gender, race and sexual identity. Since … Read more

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Meet the Woman Who Convinced Apple, Starbucks, and Nike to Close Their Gender Pay Gaps

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Arjuna Capital managing partner Natasha Lamb has convinced 21 companies to commit to analyzing and closing their gender pay gaps. These include major players in tech (Apple, Intel, Microsoft), finance (J.P. Morgan Chase, Bank

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Women In Tech: Educated, Ambitious And Underpaid

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More women are learning to code than ever before. Still, they are more likely to hold junior positions and be compensated less.

As Women’s History Month nears its close in 2018, many people have … Read more

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How Black Women Describe Navigating Race and Gender in the Workplace

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Interviews with 10 women of color shed light on some of the common challenges faced by black women in the workplace, how they cope with those challenges, and how those coping mechanisms affect

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Is the Confidence Gap Between Men and Women a Myth?

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It’s become commonly accepted that female workers lack the self-confidence of their male peers and this hurts their chances at success. If they were less hesitant and sold themselves better, this logic goes,

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