A new study shows that American adults live an average of only 18 miles from their parents—and the proximity is for good reason, as mothers who live near their own moms have a meaningful amount of extra freedom to handle personal emergencies and work.
Jeb Bush, in a concise summation of the mythical bootstraps ethos, told reporters at New Hampshire’s Union Leader that Americans need to work longer hours—despite the fact that Americans already work longer hours than citizens in any other industrialized nation. The hopeful future President of a country dealing with a…
We already knew that, as of 2011, women in the workplace (and on TV!) were missing female mentors. WARNING: I'm about to talk about Lean In. OK. I'm doing it now. Sheryl Sandberg suggests that men are also reticent to tutor the new female employee on the block, because they're afraid that everyone will assume they're…
Today is "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day." Are there any little ones running around your office? Probably not.
The Labor Department announced Friday that employers added 227,000 jobs in February, slightly more than expected, which is obviously good news: in fact, the last six months have been the best streak for new jobs since the financial crisis hit in 2008.
"The earning power of women globally is expected to reach $18 trillion by 2014 [...] That is more than twice the estimated 2014 GDP of China and India combined." The story of the current recession is definitely about women.