Emma Watson Takes Stand for Gender Equality With “HeforShe”

Today, most news stories about celebrities aren’t exactly casting their actions in a positive light. Luckily, there are some very glowing exceptions, such as Emma Watson. Not only was the former Harry Potter star recently named as a U.N. Women Continue reading Emma Watson Takes Stand for Gender Equality With “HeforShe”

The Magic Question: How do I ask for a Raise?

At some point in your career, you may find yourself wanting a salary increase. But do you know the right way to ask for a raise? According to Mercer’s 2014/2015 US Compensation Planning Survey, the average raise in base pay Continue reading The Magic Question: How do I ask for a Raise?

Salary Negotiation 101: The Top 5 Must-Knows

You’ve applied for a job, and gone through the interview process. Finally, you’ve heard the words you’ve been waiting for, “We’d like to make you an offer.” Now the salary negotiations begin, and being a good negotiator is not only the Continue reading Salary Negotiation 101: The Top 5 Must-Knows

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