Stop Being Polite, Start Getting Heard at Work

Within the professional domain, traits which are typically viewed as masculine are still highly valued: assertiveness, ability to negotiate, confidence, and yes, even a level of aggressiveness is still sometimes looked upon with respect. With the influx of women taking more roles in management, that perception is shifting towards more inclusion to a variety of communication…

Professional Dress Codes Reveal a Sad Truth About 21st Century Gender Bias

Though gender equality in the workplace is at a historical peak, with women earning 93% of what men make and a higher percentage of women holding four-year college degrees than men, complete equality still evades women. Appearance plays a large role in how women are perceived, and women are held to stricter standards than men.…

Why Women Should Negotiate Their Salaries and Reclaim Their $2 Million Dollars

Negotiating for Salary as a Woman is an undervalued skill that invariably results in women being judged harshly in just about any industry.  Why the double standard should still exist is beyond me, but it’s hardly a surprise that it does.  According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, the wage gap between men and women…

3 Ways You Didn’t Know Gender & Sexuality Affects You in the Workplace

It’s no secret that there’s a gap in pay from male to female within the same job roles, and that the workplace balance needs to become more even. But how do gender & sexuality in the workplace affect women, men, and transgender employees on a day-to-day basis? Here are the findings you may not have known about hidden bias…