If you want the best version of employees, then it’s time to walk the walk, not just talk the talk. Have a workplace culture that encourages both parents to provide care. Moms in the office already had it tough- 82% of working moms cite barriers keeping them from leadership roles. 78% say they have to prove themselves more in the workplace. 42% of women worry motherhood will … [Read more...] about Employers: We’re Not Asking Anymore. We Demand You Support Us.
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Ambitious men have always known this truth: a supportive wife advances your career. Turns out, unsurprisingly, that the converse holds true for women: marrying someone who is unsupportive harms your career over time. In honor of the 50th anniversary of admitting women, Harvard Business School conducted an extensive survey of gender disparities in career expectations among … [Read more...] about When Dad’s Ambition Hurts Families
When I was in college, I was on the pill, and every month I would dutifully make the trek down to the student health center, where I would get a refill on my prescription. The refills cost me five dollars; a small price to pay to avoid getting pregnant at a time when a baby would have derailed my entire future. When I went to law school, one of the first things I … [Read more...] about Paying for the Pill
As the parent of a high school senior and a junior, I am both fascinated and horrified by the SAT cheating scandal that was recently discovered on Long Island. In case you haven't seen it in the news, last month six students at Great Neck North High School were arrested for allegedly each paying Samuel Eshaghoff (a graduate of the high school and now a senior at … [Read more...] about The SAT Cheating Scandal – What the %$@#?