Identity

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.

The 2017 Working Mother WorkBeyond Summit: Some Takeaways

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Blog
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The 2017 Working Mother WorkBeyond Summit: Some Takeaways
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Robin Hardman Communications blog
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Robin Hardman

Caregiver leaves, D&I, generations and more: a few of the most interesting takeaways from the October 2017 Working Mother Media WorkBeyond Summit. 

Sociologists for Trans Justice Seek Experts

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Sociologists for Trans Justice Seek Experts
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Facebook
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Sociologists for Trans Justice

Dear Friends,

The Disease of Being Busy

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Blog
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The Disease of Being Busy
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On Being
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Judi C Casey

"How did we end up living like this? Why do we do this to ourselves? Why do we do this to our children? When did we forget that we are human beings, not human doings?"

Recovering Ourselves: The Secret to True Diversity at Work

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Blog
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Recovering Ourselves: The Secret to True Diversity at Work
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Huffington Post
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Robin Hardman

Allowing employees to bring their whole selves to the workplace benefits everyone involved. In fact, I'd go so far as to say it's impossible to have true inclusion where covering is the norm.

Center Study Sheds Light on Millennials

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News Article
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Center Study Sheds Light on Millennials
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Boston College Chronicle
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

When it comes to career aspirations, Boston College researchers say, Millennials place a high value on jobs that provide potential for growth and flexibility, and allow for a greater work-life balance.

Education Should Be Anything But Special

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Blog
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Education Should Be Anything But Special
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Debra Isaacs Schafer
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Debra I. Schafer, Executive Advisor; CEO, Education Navigation, LLC

The way we describe something can lead toward inclusion or create obstacles.  It's time for us to re-evaluate how we describe education for students who need more, different, or individualized instruction and support.  Because the way it's described today is alienating many and it continues for years.

Business Majors: It's Time to Reassess

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Blog
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Business Majors: It's Time to Reassess
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Huffington Post
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

BCCWF Executive Director Brad Harrington considers what educational institutions can do to help business majors find engagement in their work and lead more fulfilling lives. 

Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life

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Book
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Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life
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Total Leadership

You’re busy trying to lead a “full” life. But does it really feel full—or are you stretched too thin?

How My Husband and I Finally Achieved Equality at Home

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News Article
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How My Husband and I Finally Achieved Equality at Home
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The Guardian

Despite their best intentions to share the domestic workload equally, Brigid Schulte ended up with the lion's share -- while her husband, Tom, acted like the Lion King. It took outside help to redress the balance

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