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  • What's worse than the glass ceiling? The glass cliff

    19 April 2018

    What's worse than the glass ceiling? The glass cliff By Susanna Whawell The glass ceiling is only the first hurdle for high-achieving women. The glass ceiling is an idea familiar to many. It refers to the invisible barrier that seems to exist in many fields and which prevents women from achieving senior positions. Less well-known, but arguably a more pernicious problem, is the “glass cliff”.

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    Read the full article at smh.com.au
  • 12 Ways We Can Get One Step Closer to Pay Equity

    19 April 2018

    There are a lot of ways women can get closer to pay equity — here are just a few You probably already know the stats provided by the Economic Policy Institute’s State of Working America Data Library: White women make about 80 cents to a white man’s dollar. Black women make 65 cents to a white man’s dollar, Native women make just 57 cents .

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    Read the full article at MSN.com
  • Set targets for men working part-time to help promote women, gender equality body says

    19 April 2018

    The director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency has urged employers to set targets for men working part-time. Libby Lyons told the ABC's National Wrap program "it's not difficult" to create a working environment where men can take more responsibility for caring for families at home. The Workplace Gender Equality Agency found that women are three times more likely to work part time than men.

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    Read the full article at abc.net.au
  • Are you a sexist woman at work? Part One

    19 April 2018

    Let’s assume good intentions for now and review the brain science behind managers and leaders’ decisions to promote and pay men more than women for the same job.

    How is this still all happening in 2018? Simply put, it is our brains fault and how we give the benefit of the doubt to certain people based on their social identity (sex, race, nationality, class etc) and the associative brain process kicks in.

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    Read the full article at The Glasshammer
  • A men's guide to championing gender equality

    12 April 2018

    Most men in business - at least those MT meets anyway - want to do more to address gender inbalance. But they don't always know how. MT recently teamed up with the Women's Business Council and the Government Equalities Office to recognise the male Agents of Change 2018 - the men whose work to push for women's equality in the workplace has stood out the most over the last year.

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    Read the full article at Management Today
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