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How Women in Business Are Helping Each Other To Succeed

How Women in Business Are Helping Each Other To Succeed

The presence of women in business has increased exponentially in the past two decades. Studies show that in more recent years, the fastest growing group of business owners in the […]

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5 Ways Women Entering The Workforce Can Set Themselves Up For Career Success

5 Ways Women Entering The Workforce Can Set Themselves Up For Career Success

By Tracy Calder for Fairygodboss Mentoring young women professionals is a true passion of mine. By sharing ideas, we can empower one another and continue to learn and grow. While […]

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This Study Reveals How Workplaces Can Be Uniquely Uncomfortable For Women

This Study Reveals How Workplaces Can Be Uniquely Uncomfortable For Women

Employers like company Edit-Proofread have work to do. Especially when it comes to the environments they expect their people to work with. And we’re not just talking about toxic workplace […]

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3 Things That Helped Me When I Quit My Corporate Job (And 2 Things I Should’ve Done)

3 Things That Helped Me When I Quit My Corporate Job (And 2 Things I Should’ve Done)

By Ali Boone for Fairygodboss I’d be lying if I said quitting my corporate job to go out on my own was a walk in the park. Unless, of course, […]

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The Countries Boasting The Highest Percentage Of Female Entrepreneurs

The Countries Boasting The Highest Percentage Of Female Entrepreneurs

Over the last decade, the number of female business owners around the world has increased by 45%, with recent research [1] finding that female-founded digital startups outperform male-founded ones. RS […]

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Diverse STEM Teams ‘Do’ Better Science — Yet Only 30% of Scientists Are Women, Study Finds

Diverse STEM Teams ‘Do’ Better Science — Yet Only 30% of Scientists Are Women, Study Finds

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss It’s no surprise that, regardless of the industry, diversity is good for business. Despite that common knowledge, however, women only make up 30 percent of […]

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What Is The Glass Cliff? 7 Ways Female Business Leaders Can Avoid Falling Off

What Is The Glass Cliff? 7 Ways Female Business Leaders Can Avoid Falling Off

Everyone has likely heard of the proverbial glass ceiling: the barrier that separates the earning potential of men and women. Unfortunately, while enterprising women everywhere seem to be making strides […]

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Closing the Wage Gap Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do For Recruitment — Here’s How To Do It

Closing the Wage Gap Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do For Recruitment — Here’s How To Do It

By Una Dabiero for Fairygodboss With U.S. unemployment at a historic low, 77 percent of CEOs see the limited availability of skilled candidates as the biggest barrier to their business, […]

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How To Find A Purposeful Career, From 5 Women Who’ve Done It

How To Find A Purposeful Career, From 5 Women Who’ve Done It

By Jessica Thiefels for Fairygodboss Grinding through long days while building a career you can be proud of is hard if you don’t feel that you’re living your purpose. Purpose […]

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Does It Matter Where You Go To College? 6 Women Weigh In

Does It Matter Where You Go To College? 6 Women Weigh In

By Deborah Sweeney for Fairygodboss Imagine that you just graduated from college. As a post-graduate, you’re probably banking on the leverage of your four year degree to help you land […]

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How To Respond To Sexist Questions You May Hear On A Job Interview

How To Respond To Sexist Questions You May Hear On A Job Interview

The question of gender equality is something that has become a highly-discussed topic in a number of ways in society; however, we still have a long way to go, especially […]

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7 Ways I’m Managing My Endometriosis at Work

7 Ways I’m Managing My Endometriosis at Work

By Natalie Vavricka for Fairygodboss In the fall of 2016, I was a newlywed at the peak of my career. My husband and I purchased our dream apartment, and I […]

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Why Using More Inclusive Language In The Workplace Can Benefit Small Businesses

Why Using More Inclusive Language In The Workplace Can Benefit Small Businesses

As a professional or business owner, you know that there are a lot of elements that have to remain in balance in order to ensure business success. After funding and […]

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6 Alarming Equality Stats We Should All Be Talking About This Women’s History Month

6 Alarming Equality Stats We Should All Be Talking About This Women’s History Month

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Women have made serious strides leading up to 2019. Thanks to the “Year of the Woman,” when more women than ever ran for political office […]

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4 Lessons We Can All Learn From Men In The Workplace

4 Lessons We Can All Learn From Men In The Workplace

By Jeni Lambertson for Fairygodboss Last month, I was meeting with a new client. I was especially excited by the prospect of working with this company, as I believe they […]