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Men's requests favored over women's for work-life balance

Women seeking a better work-life balance to make more time with their kids are criticized more than men who do the same, according to a new study… 240 more words


What's New at UPO: Tech Training Program

By Akeya Dickson

Direct young adults (ages 18 to 24 to be exact) who are unsure about their career path to UPO’s DC YouthTech Training Program information session. 240 more words


Work, and Family

Last week, the New York Times published “Working Anything but 9 to 5: Scheduling Technology Leaves Low-Income Parents with Hours of Chaos.” 

The article follows the daily struggles of a young single mother and her young son, who found their lives shaken by the tempestuousness of unpredictable part time work. 46 more words

For Parents

Can Women Really Have It All?

I recently read an excerpt from an interview with PepsiCo’s CEO Indra Nooyi in which she says women can’t have it all.  It was refreshing, and at the same time troubling, to once again hear from a successful woman executive that reaching the top requires a different “contract” when it comes to family obligations.   661 more words

Human Resources

PowerToFly Aims to Find Women Techies Jobs Wherever They Are (Video)

While there are a lot of new startups getting funding from high-profile investors, PowerToFly is a welcome development, to say the least.

Using a website designed to look like a social network — lots of great photos and chatty text — it is aimed at helping women techies across the globe match with companies looking for talent. 225 more words


The Perks Of Being A Wall-unteer

Dedicated to the workforce of Malhar 2014: A Renaissance

The Malhar fever for an ordinary Xavierite begins with the announcement of applications for volunteers. Then throngs gather at the base of the Malhar noticeboard, staring hopefully at the faces of the unknown figures soon to become the people in-charge of their lives. 2,685 more words