Archive for April 2017

One Way Men Can Close The Gender Pay Gap

              New parents joyfully describe the time when they hold their child for the first time, and how in that instant their life changes. That powerful moment is chockfull of love, hope and responsibility. My generation of boomer fathers wanted to raise strong daughters. We supported their interest in…

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Join me at SHRM 2017 – Why Women Workshop

As part of the SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition, each of the official bloggers is conducting Q&As with session speakers.  Jennifer Payne interview me about my pre-conference workshop – “Why Women – The Leadership Imperative to Advancing Women and Engaging Men” which will be held on Sunday, June 18th from 8 am – Noon (pre-registration is required). You can…

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Banning Salary History Questions for Job Applicants

Breaking the cycle of wage discrimination This week, Rosa Goldenshon interviewed me for her Crain’s article on new legislation that attempts to level the playing field for women by banning city employers from asking potential hires about their salary histories. Here are my thoughts: “Best in class” companies are increasingly performing compensation analysis and tying…

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Starting Gender Conversations in the Workplace

We’re at a tipping point. Early in your career, you are taught never to discuss religion, sex or politics in the workplace – ever! Today, things are shifting and your political affiliation, gender, and women’s issues are being talked about on a daily basis. Conversations are taking place from Washington D.C. to Silicon Valley and…

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