Careers

Interview with David Burkus on Friend of a Friend

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Interview
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Interview with David Burkus on Friend of a Friend
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Work and Life Podcast

What Millennials Want

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Interview
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What Millennials Want
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Work and Life Podcast

Interview with Prof Susan Ashford: Thriving in Gig World

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Interview
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Interview with Prof Susan Ashford: Thriving in Gig World
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Work and Life Podcast

AJS Providing Free Access to 2018 Kanter Award Winning Article

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AJS Providing Free Access to 2018 Kanter Award Winning Article
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Center for Families at Purdue University

As part of the 2018 Kanter Award process, the American Journal of Sociology is offering free access to the winning article until October 31, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1086/691128

PhD 2018/2019 at Department of Management of the University of Bologna, Italy

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Job Opportunity
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PhD 2018/2019 at Department of Management of the University of Bologna, Italy
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University of Bologna
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Marcello Russo

Dear colleagues,

The 10-Year Baby Window that is the Key to the Women’s Pay Gap

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News Article
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The 10-Year Baby Window that is the Key to the Women’s Pay Gap
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

Women who have their first child before 25 or after 35 eventually close the salary divide with their husbands. It's the years in between that are most problematic, research shows.

Survey Finds Female Surgical Residents Grapple with Balancing Training, Motherhood

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News Article
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Survey Finds Female Surgical Residents Grapple with Balancing Training, Motherhood
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Boston Globe
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Judi C Casey


Women training to become surgeons face daunting challenges juggling their work with the demands of pregnancy and motherhood, according to a new survey published Wednesday by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Time to Talk: What has to Change for Women at Work

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Report
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Time to Talk: What has to Change for Women at Work
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PwC
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Judi C Casey

Women are more confident and ambitious than ever, but employers still need to work harder to address issues of gender equality in the workplace and empower female advancement.

Fashion-Forward? How about Family-Forward?

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News Article
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Fashion-Forward? How about Family-Forward?
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New York Times
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Judi Casey

"I have come to believe smaller is better," Mr. Rodriguez, 57, said. He wasn't really talking about clothes. He was talking about work/life balance. It's an unusual topic in fashion, where the choices between the professional and the personal have rarely been part of the industry conversation the way they have in other sectors, like finance and law. For an industry that prides itself on being on the vanguard of social change, it's another way in which fashion lags behind.

CORRECTED LINK: Research Spotlight: Professional Women's Identity Work Across Career and Family Transitions

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CORRECTED LINK: Research Spotlight: Professional Women's Identity Work Across Career and Family Transitions
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WFRN Research Spotlight Series

Over the past few decades, women have made major strides in the paid workforce. However, despite being ambitious, career-focused, and progressing at work, women continue to struggle with the competing demands of pursuing professional careers and raising families (Hewlett, 2002; Slaughter, 2012). Women's careers continue to diverge from those of men, with women much more likely to have periods of part-time work or being out of the workforce than their male counterparts.

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