Understanding “Equal Pay” and How to Achieve It

Three common ways the pay gap is measured, what leading companies are doing about it, and the best strategies to consider today.

In finance industry, millennials face gender inequality shock

Globally the number of females represented on financial services boards continues to grow, but a stagnancy at the executive level is disenfranchising millennials as they get to grips with a workplace stuck in its gendered past. Oliver Wyman’s 2016 Women in financial services report revealed that financial services will not reach 30% female executive committee representation until 2048.  Millennial women are facing the same problems as their counterparts in the 1980s and 1990s, just without expecting to. This leads to a ‘culture shock’ as they realise traditional gender roles continue to exist in the workplace.

What Works for Women at Work Part 1: Prove It Again

The “What Works for Women at Work” video series helps identify four patterns of gender bias that shape today’s workplaces and offers proven strategies successful women use to navigate subtle bias.

Getting the Short End of the Stick: Racial Bias in Salary Negotiations

MIT’s Sloan School of Management offers the latest studies on bias in salary negotiation, and suggest that organizations can foster better awareness of racial bias in negotiations through formal training processes and informal discussions of best practices among managers.

How Google Predicts Success, and Gender Inequality

Gender inequality, a pervasive problem throughout the tech industry, finds itself manifesting in a variety of ways. On this week’s NPR Hidden Brain podcast, guest Laszlo Bock, Google’s Senior Vice President of People Operations, noted that Google’s interview questions could illuminate how stereotypes of gender affect success.

More baby time helps companies win the talent war

When Bank of America’s Gary Jankowitz interviews prospective employees, he hears lots of questions about the bank’s employee benefits. Right now, he’s pretty confident his answers help him win the talent war.

Barriers to Board Positions Persist for Minorities and Women, Report Shows

Efforts to diversify America’s corporate boards with more minorities and women are still lagging.

Let Samantha Bee show you how to hire more women

Men vastly outnumber women in both technology and late-night comedy. But it doesn’t have to stay that way.  Late-night host Samantha Bee says the “Full Frontal” team made it a priority to diversify its behind-the-scenes staff, with a concerted outreach effort.