Corporate

Google C.F.O. Is Retiring to Spend More Time With Family (No, Really)

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News Article
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Google C.F.O. Is Retiring to Spend More Time With Family (No, Really)
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New York Times
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Monique Valcour/EDHEC Business School

Google CFO, self-described member of the “Fraternity of Worldwide Insecure Overachievers,” has moment of insight atop Mt. Kilimanjaro and decides to retire to travel the world with his wife.

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
Source: 
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."

National Association for Female Executives Names Top 50 Companies for Executive Women

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News Article
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National Association for Female Executives Names Top 50 Companies for Executive Women
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Workingmother.com
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Working Mother/NAFE

This year’s winners work hard to nurture corporate cultures that welcome and celebrate women at the executive level. Click on the link to see which companies earned a spot on the NAFE Top 50 and read about all the ways they're moving women up their corporate ladders. 

100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs in 2015

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Blog
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100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs in 2015
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FlexJobs
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Kay Dowgun

FlexJobs has released its second annual list of the top 100 companies to watch for remote jobs in the year ahead. The list of 100 telecommute-friendly companies was compiled based on an analysis of the job posting histories of over 30,000 companies over the last year. The final list of 100 represents companies that had the most jobs posted with remote work options (a.k.a. telecommute, work-from-home, virtual) in 2014.

Women at Work: A Guide for Men

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News Article
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Women at Work: A Guide for Men
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Wall Street Journal
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Judi C Casey

Even the most well-intentioned male managers can be clueless when dealing with women in the workplace

How To Apply for a "Best Company to Work For" List - and Why It's Worth the Trouble

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Blog
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How To Apply for a "Best Company to Work For" List - and Why It's Worth the Trouble
Source: 
Huffington Post

In order to be considered for the Working Mother list, you'll need to answer some 500 questions relating to your company's demographics, programs and practices, hiring/firing data, etc.

When Talking About Bias Backfires

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News Article
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When Talking About Bias Backfires
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

Adam Grant and Sheryl Sandberg on Discrimination at Work

Call for Proposals - 2015 Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN) Forum

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Conference
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Call for Proposals - 2015 Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN) Forum
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http://www.wepan.org/?page=A7
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Jennifer Groh - Purdue University

When A Tie Is Not Just A Tie

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Blog
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When A Tie Is Not Just A Tie
Source: 
Huffington Post
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Robin Hardman

The tie-less executive is a bit like the millionaire politician in work boots. The boots have a specific purpose, and the purpose has nothing to do with doing the dirty work.

ReWork: Rethinking Work and Well-being

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Blog
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ReWork: Rethinking Work and Well-being
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Huffington Post

All over the world, more and more businesses are realizing how deeply connected the health of their long-term bottom line is with the long-term health and well-being of their employees.

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