Sheryl Sandberg the SEO of Facebook and founder of LeanIn.org is contributing four essays to the New York Times as part of her series on women at work. Her most recent piece, “Speaking While Female,” explores the question of why so many women remain silent in meetings and other workplace exchang...
The work stories of hotel executive Alyson Breathed will sound familiar to many working-professional moms. Breathed was putting in such long hours as a marketing manager that sometimes her nanny had to bring the two children to her at work. Late in the evening, the hotel doorman would carry the kids...
Today there are fewer Americans in the workforce than at any time over the past 35 years. And women of the Baby Boomer generation are leading this surprising job-market exodus following the Great Recession. The U.S. labor force participation rate stood at a mere 63.2% in August of 2013 – the lowe...
Men and women employed in the same position actually earn roughly the same when starting their careers, according to a new study released Thursday. But as workers rise up the ladder, men's wages begin to increasingly outpace their female counterparts. The survey from the salary information website ...
Many are surprised to learn that hotels can be a dangerous place to work. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, hotel worker injury rate stands at 5%, making it the highest level of injury among all service industry workers. Hotel room cleaners have substantially higher rates of injury...
While the gender gap in income is already well-known in the American workplace, many believe that  medicine is one of the few fields in which men and women identical the same hours and producing comparable results would be paid and promoted equally. While some studies found income disparities betwe...