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Following Netflix, Microsoft Improves Their Maternity Leave Program 

Since Netflix announced a generous plan to offer unlimited maternity and paternity leave to their employees, at least one other company seems to have been inspired by the move to upgrade their own program. Microsoft released a statement saying they will now offer 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave to their… »8/05/15 10:15pm8/05/15 10:15pm

Microsoft CEO Tells Women Not to Ask For a Raise at Women in Tech Event

Congratulations to new CEO Satya Nadella for making people give a fuck about Microsoft for the first time in years. Nadella achieved this emotional engagement by offering up the most deplorable and incorrect advice to women in the workplace since Joan Holloway told Peggy Olson to wear something that showed off her… »10/09/14 5:50pm10/09/14 5:50pm

If You Are a Woman, You Use Your Phone Differently Than a Man

When they're not busy making computer technology and being started by Bill Gates, Microsoft is doing research. Or more specifically, Facebook polling, on things that will better your life and teach you things, like how "both genders see eye to eye on mobile phone pet peeves but differ when protecting their personal… »6/03/13 7:00pm6/03/13 7:00pm

Microsoft Ad Proves That Advertisers Are Becoming Totally Cool with Same-Sex Couples

Another day, another encouraging sign that same-sex marriage has gone totally mainstream: a new ad for Microsoft Outlook features a lesbian wedding, which is paired in the many-people-who-use-Outlook pitch with a stuntman launching his exploding delivery van off of a ramp. According to AdWeek, this ad, along with an… »3/19/13 10:35am3/19/13 10:35am

Crying! Shitting! Stripping! Please Share Your Most Undignified Day At The Office

Keeping up with the new Wall Street Journal "Journal Women" website has been kind of fun! First there was this story about doing business in Asia, where women often find it a little bit awkward when following about six hours of Crown Royal-soaked karaoke their hosts try to pair them up with "hostesses" as if they are… »6/10/08 2:00pm6/10/08 2:00pm