Are You Being Punished for Promoting Diversity?

Earlier this month, at the Academy of Management’s annual meeting, researchers presented their findings on the impact of the glass ceiling on minorities and woman.  It seems that even though women and minorities have become the dominant force in workplace, Continue reading Are You Being Punished for Promoting Diversity?

Professional Diversity Network and National Association of Professional Women Announce Definitive Merger Agreement

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We are proud to announce our new merger with the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW)! NAPW will integrate an expansive online and off-line network of over 600,000 professional women and nearly 300 local chapters with our existing family of targeted networking Continue reading Professional Diversity Network and National Association of Professional Women Announce Definitive Merger Agreement

The President’s Plan to Make Life Easier for Working Families

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On June 23 2014, President Obama, along with the White House Council on Women and Girls, the Department of Labor, and the Center for American Progress, hosted a Summit on Working Families. The goal of this summit was to find Continue reading The President’s Plan to Make Life Easier for Working Families

Top Five Tips for Making Your Women’s Career Channel Profile Standout

You’ve joined the Professional Diversity Network, and are receiving updates about new job opportunities. You’ve applied to these jobs, but haven’t received any invites for interviews. Is there something you should be doing to change this? If you truly want Continue reading Top Five Tips for Making Your Women’s Career Channel Profile Standout

5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

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According to our latest Diversity Jobs Report, over 10 million Americans are currently seeking full-time employment. Combined with factors not within your control — like timing,  management and organizational changes—this statistic means the landscape for securing a good paying job is Continue reading 5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

Hannah Paramore: A NY Times Profile

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A few weeks ago, Adam Bryant of the NY Times, sat down with Hannah Paramore, President of Paramore, the digital agency, to discuss her thoughts on leadership and management. Hannah Paramore founded the digital agency that bears her name almost Continue reading Hannah Paramore: A NY Times Profile

7 Tips on How to Work It Like a Pro In Person

Spring has sprung and it’s time to get out and about to build your professional network. Networking behind a screen is great, you can chime in on conversations on your own terms and make comments without feeling intimidated, but sometimes there is Continue reading 7 Tips on How to Work It Like a Pro In Person

5 Smart & Savvy Tips Job Seekers Can Learn from Olivia Pope

With its much anticipated season finale on the horizon, we thought we’d offer fresh job-seeker tips gleaned from Scandal’s lead heroine, Olivia Pope. Yes, her love life is a mess.  But when it comes to her career, the Chief Gladiator is Continue reading 5 Smart & Savvy Tips Job Seekers Can Learn from Olivia Pope

The Choice To Work Or Stay Home: Is It Really A Choice?

Is a woman’s choice to stay home and raise kids or work full time really such a choice at all?  In a New York Times article, this decision is framed as an option.  The paper recently ran a piece called Continue reading The Choice To Work Or Stay Home: Is It Really A Choice?

Young Women Opt For Education Over Employment

Where are the young women?   Economists have been pondering this question and haven’t been able to come up with an answer quite yet.  Latest employment reports show that labor force participation rate for 18- to 24-year-old women fell 1.2 percentage Continue reading Young Women Opt For Education Over Employment