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Seeking Work-Family Experts

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Announcement
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Seeking Work-Family Experts
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Research

Our research team is creating an index that measures an occupation’s family-friendliness based on O*NET job characteristics.

The 24/7 Work Culture’s Toll on Families and Gender Equality

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News Article
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The 24/7 Work Culture’s Toll on Families and Gender Equality
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New York Times
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Monique Valcour/EDHEC Business School

24/7 work cultures lock gender inequality in place: new research from Irene Padavic, Robin Ely and Erin Reid.

These Are the New Rules of Work

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News Article
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These Are the New Rules of Work
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Fast Company
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Judi C Casey

Forget everything you've always known about work.  The rules have changed.

Family Caregivers Who Lose Jobs Due to Care Responsibilities Often Don’t Receive Jobless Aid

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Report
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Family Caregivers Who Lose Jobs Due to Care Responsibilities Often Don’t Receive Jobless Aid
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CLASP NELP AARP
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Jodie Levin-Epstein

Workers who lose their jobs due to caring for older, sick, or disabled family members are unlikely to receive unemployment insurance (UI) benefits, according to a new report, "Access to Unemployment Insurance Benefits for Family Caregivers: An Analysis of State Rules and Practices."  This is the case despite provisions in some states' UI rules that are intended to address such situations.

Here Are the Only 9 Jobs in America Where Women Out-Earn Men

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News Article
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Here Are the Only 9 Jobs in America Where Women Out-Earn Men
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Business Insider
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Judi C Casey

"Furthermore, in the tiny fraction of jobs in which women earn more than men, it's by a nearly inconsequential amount."

How Men Can Succeed in the Boardroom and the Bedroom

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Op-ed (published opinion/editorial)
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How Men Can Succeed in the Boardroom and the Bedroom
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New York TImes
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Kay Dowgun

In the fourth installment of a series of New York Times op-ed pieces, Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, and Wharton Professor Adam Grant argue that "to make gender parity a reality, we need to change the way we advocate for it. The usual focus is on fairness: to achieve justice, we need to give women equal opportunities. We need to go further and articulate why equality is not just the right thing to do for women but the desirable thing for us all."

Flexibility as Currency in Job Negotiations

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Blog
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Flexibility as Currency in Job Negotiations
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

"Flexibility is currency. It has value that is determined by the parties involved in its exchange and can be negotiated. And employers take note: its value is rising rapidly."

Madam CEO, Get Me a Coffee - Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on Women Doing "Office Housework"

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Op-ed (published opinion/editorial)
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Madam CEO, Get Me a Coffee - Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on Women Doing "Office Housework"
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The New York Times
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Kay Dowgun

"This is the sad reality in workplaces around the world: Women help more but benefit less from it. In keeping with deeply held gender stereotypes, we expect men to be ambitious and results-oriented, and women to be nurturing and communal. When a man offers to help, we shower him with praise and rewards. But when a woman helps, we feel less indebted. . . .

Disciplines That Expect "Brilliance" Tend to Punish Women, Study Finds

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News Article
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Disciplines That Expect "Brilliance" Tend to Punish Women, Study Finds
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The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Kay Dowgun

New research has found that women tend to be underrepresented in disciplines whose practitioners think innate talent or "brilliance" is required to succeed. According to the findings, that’s true across science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, the STEM fields; humanities; and the social sciences. The research—led by Sarah-Jane Leslie, a philosophy professor at Princeton University, and Andrei Cimpian, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—was published in the journal Science.

The More Time Dads Spend with Their Kids, the Happier They Are at Work

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News Article
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The More Time Dads Spend with Their Kids, the Happier They Are at Work
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Forbes
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Judi C Casey
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