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For Women, Salary Negotiation Workshops Pay Off

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For Women, Salary Negotiation Workshops Pay Off
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Boston Globe
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Judi C Casey

Congratulations to WFRN member Ann Bookman on this innovative program. 

"Of 52 workshop attendees interviewed as part of a new study by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at University of Massachusetts Boston, nearly half either negotiated a pay raise at their current job or a starting salary at a new job that bumped them up to or above the market rate.  In short: They achieved pay equity, which is precisely the goal of the workshops."

Work–Family Interface in the Context of Career Success: A Qualitative Inquiry

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Work–Family Interface in the Context of Career Success: A Qualitative Inquiry
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Human Relations

Do Nobel Prize laureates ever grocery shop? Does a distinguished professor, with over 40,000 citations to his works, find time to chat with his spouse? Does a renowned female scientist struggle with childcare arrangements while traveling around the country giving scientific lectures almost every other week? Such questions about those who have outstanding research careers have rarely received scholarly attention.

The Growing Need for Nursing Educators

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The Growing Need for Nursing Educators
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Duquesne University School of Nursing

The healthcare industry relies heavily on the talents and skills of nursing educators whose mission is to train and educate future nurses. There is currently a shortage of nursing professionals. This, coupled with the rising demand for nurses means that professionals in the industry, specifically nursing educators, can look forward to highly promising career prospects.

The Six-Hour Workday

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The Six-Hour Workday
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Ohio University

For today’s workers, there is hope that a disruption in workday hours may be on the horizon. According to research, the average worker is productive for almost three hours when committed to an 8-hour day. A wide variety of unproductive activities disrupt workers’ concentration levels. These include smoking breaks, visiting social media sites, making food at work, eating, reading news websites, searching for jobs and more.

Learn to Make a Difference - School of Education, American University

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Learn to Make a Difference - School of Education, American University
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School of Education Online - American University
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School of Education Online - American University

Since its founding, American University has held the belief that a better society and a stronger democracy come from a citizenry with equal access to an excellent education. We know that this better society starts with you.

7 Signs You Should Be a Computer Scientist

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7 Signs You Should Be a Computer Scientist
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New Jersey Institute of Technology

Study Online with Tafescourses

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Study Online with Tafescourses
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http://www.tafescourses.com.au/
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Tafescourses

Study Online with TAFE.

Open Colleges is an online education p

Graphic & Digital Design

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Blog
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Graphic & Digital Design
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Open Colleges
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Open Colleges

Graphic & Digital Design is an area where many creative people find their niche in the modern career landscape. If you see the world differently, be inspired by a range of visual and creative Diplomas, Certificates and preparation courses that will introduce you to a new world of design possibilities.

Why Is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?

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News Article
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Why Is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?
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The Atlantic
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Judi C Casey

Tech companies are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to improve conditions for female employees. Here's why not much has changed--and what might actually work.

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