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Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 12:16

Motherhood is the biggest cause of the gender pay gap. It might take fathers to change that.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 12:13

There were no significant differences between men and women in their access to flexitime across Europe—if anything men getting slightly better access. What’s more, workers in female-majority workplaces had the worst level of access to flexitime compared to their counterparts in male-majority workplaces or workplaces where men and women were equally represented.

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 22:10

Announcing the WFRN Awards for Leaders and Legacies

With the support of the Awards Steering Committee and the WFRN Executive Committee, we are pleased to announce the establishment of three new awards that will recognize the “Leaders among Us” and the “Legacies We Are Building”.  These awards are just one more indicator of the strength of the WFRN community and the efforts of the Network to support a generative approach to scholarship.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 14:55

I’m guessing many employers aren’t seeing such results from what they call employee engagement, because their employees are not truly engaged.

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 12:28

"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.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 18:20

American businesses cover just 1 percent of the skyrocketing cost of child care. It’s time for that to change.

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 17:07

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.

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 11:13
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 11:12