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Your Boss’s Work-Life Balance Matters As Much As Your Own

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Your Boss’s Work-Life Balance Matters As Much As Your Own
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Bloomberg
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Monique Valcour

What leaders say is far less important than what they do.  That’s one of the clearest conclusions we drew from a 

A Job Seeker’s Desperate Choice

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A Job Seeker’s Desperate Choice
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New York Times

Don't Get Around Much Anymore

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Don't Get Around Much Anymore
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Human Resource Executive Online

The continuing downward trend of people relocating for work may be more rooted in employment practices than it is in aging baby boomers, current economic conditions or the rise in home ownership.

Study: Female Executives Make Progress, But Mostly in Support Functions

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Study: Female Executives Make Progress, But Mostly in Support Functions
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network

"Leadership is the key variable in improving the balance at the top. The companies that have becomebalanced or achieved critical mass have been proactively adapting their corporate cultures and mindsets to the 21st century. We salute their success. And hope it will offer good role models to the rest."

Access to Paid Leave: An Overlooked Aspect of Economic & Social Inequality

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Access to Paid Leave: An Overlooked Aspect of Economic & Social Inequality
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CLASP

Overworked America: 12 Charts That Will Make Your Blood Boil

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Overworked America: 12 Charts That Will Make Your Blood Boil
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Mother Jones

Why "efficiency" and "productivity" really mean more profits for corporations and less sanity for you.

Helping Women Get Back in the Game

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Helping Women Get Back in the Game
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New York Times

Been a Long Time Coming: Social Entrepreneurship in Later Life

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Been a Long Time Coming: Social Entrepreneurship in Later Life
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Sloan Center on Aging & Work

January 2014--In 1997, Encore.org (formerly Civic Ventures) took a bold step and began public conversations that challenged assumptions about the experience of aging and the productive capacities of older adults. Rather than viewing older adults as being on "a decline toward dependence," Encore.org understood that the creativity, energy, experience, passion, and competencies of older adults could be harnessed to address many of the world's problems.

Why We Need More Women Working at the Bottom, As Well As the Top

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Why We Need More Women Working at the Bottom, As Well As the Top
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The Washington Post

"What is notable about Gallup's research, however, is that it looked at the power of diversity among the rank-and-file. Studies connecting gender diversity and financial performance usually tout how having more women at the top can help decision-making, strategic direction and hiring practices for the company."

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