• GM's New CEO Mary Barra Is the First Woman to Lead a Major Car Company

    Mary Barra has worked for General Motors for 33 years, most recently as executive vice president of global product development. She seems like a natural choice for replacement for departing CEO Daniel Akerson, who is stepping down in January. Why Barra's is appointment such big news? Because she will be the first female CEO to head a car company the size of GM.

  • What Needs to Happen for Americans to Find Work-Life Balance
    Studies show that fewer Americans want to become parents today than 20 years ago. The lack of support that the US offers its working parents, compared to the rest of the world, is definitely a factor. We’ll take a look at what America needs to do for its workforce to make holding down a career and a having family more realistic and less burdensome.
  • 3 Career Tips From the Founder of GoldieBlox, Debbie Sterling
    GoldieBlox caused quite a stir with its ad for its line of engineering toys for girls that was tuned to Beastie Boys’ song, “Girls.” However, the genius behind the ad and the company, founder Debbie Sterling, has some novel advice for girls and women looking to join the ranks of Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer.
  • Introvert or Extrovert: Which Is Better for Business?
    Opposites attract – especially in the corporate world. Career success is often associated with extroverted, assertive professionals, but we’ll show you why even the quiet, introverted ones of the bunch are just as valuable as the rest when it comes to business.
  • Working Moms: The Grass Will Always Be Greener, If You Let It Be
    One of the hardest decisions in a mother’s life is whether or not to return back to work after having a baby. Many women resent the decision they end up making. We’ll discuss how harboring regret only hinders your life and career, regardless of which path you end up choosing.
  • 4 Reasons Why Being a Female Entrepreneur Is Tough
    The entrepreneurial world has seen a definite rise in the number of women business owners in the past few years, but these women still face many challenges that make it difficult to excel.
  • It’s My Career and I’ll 'Wine' if I Want To
    For all the ladies out there who like to enjoy a glass of wine every now and then, why not make a career out of it? The wine industry is calling your name and so are the new organizations catering to women vintners popping up around the country. Let’s all raise a glass to the women breaking through the “glass” (ceiling) in the wine-making industry.
  • Bad News: Working Longer Hours Might Help Your Salary

    Working more used to hurt your salary, says a recent paper from Cornell University, but not anymore. In fact, say researchers Youngjoo Cha and Kim Weeden, the wage premium for working longer hours is growing. By the end of the first decade of the 21st century, "overworkers" earned about 6 percent more than their shorter-working counterparts.

  • Despite Legal Issues, Goldie Blox Still Rocks for Girls in Tech
    You've probably already seen the genius advertisement for Goldie Blox, the engineering toy specifically for girls set to the catchy Beastie Boys song, “Girls.” Despite the company’s public battle to keep their creative girls-only remix of the song in their ad, Goldie Blox takes the cake for putting engineering in pretty little minds of young girls everywhere.
  • Women in Tech Are Closing Out 2013 With a Big Bang!
    The tech industry spoke, and the ladies listened. We’ll take a look at how women are geeking out (in the most fabulous way) and making their mark on the computer science industry this year.
  • 10 Job Options for Mothers Wanting to (Re)Enter the Workforce
    Whether you’re a mother looking to start a career, reenter the workforce, or just make a few bucks on the side, here are some family-friendly options to help you get back to the grind.
  • Working Parents, Want More Time With Family? There's a Law for That!
    Working parents might be able to breathe a little easier the next time they need to take time off of work to make it to their kid’s soccer game, thanks to The Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013.
  • Having Kids Helps Your Pay -- If You're a Man

    According to a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women with children under the age of 18 make less than women who don't have children. Men, on the other hand, tend to make more money if they have kids. So what gives?

  • Women in Business: Now’s Your Time to Shine
    Working women are getting a little help and support from some of the biggest names in the business world. Let’s take a look at who these corporate giants are and how they’re empowering women to soar higher than ever in their careers.
  • How to Get More Twitter Followers to Boost Your Career
    The more people you’re connected with, the more chances you have to catapult your career through social networking. We’ll show you five ways to gain more Twitter followers so that you can be on your way to welcoming new opportunities.
  • 'Women-Only' Mentality Can Lead to Segregation Rather Than Equality
    Gender inequality exists, so it’s understandable that women are joining forces to empower one another. But when does it go from being supportive to morphing into a "women-only" coterie that isolates female workers from their male counterparts? We want equality, ladies, not a sorority.
  • 3 Ways to Get Over 'Nice Girl' Syndrome

    When is being nice a liability instead of an asset? When it gets in the way of your career. Meredith Lepore at Levo League wrote a recent post about the dangers of being too nice at work -- and what to do about it.

  • 5 Twitter Tips for Today's Professionals (Say That 5 Times Fast)
    Twitter is a great way for professionals to expand their networks and boost their reputations. Here are five tips to help individuals construct professional tweets that benefit, not hinder, their careers.
  • Americans Prefer a Male Boss to a Female Boss

    A Gallup poll released yesterday found that Americans still prefer a male boss over a female, when taking a new job. The good news is that even more workers had no preference at all.

  • 3 Reasons Mothers Make the Best Employees
    Mothers get the short end of the stick when it comes to equal pay in the working world. But, contrary to popular belief, working mothers might actually make the best employees.