By Tami Luhby
Men have been steadily disappearing from the workforce for more than half a century.
In the 1950s, nearly every man in his prime working years was in the labor force, a category that includes both those who are employed and those actively applying for jobs. The "participation rate" for men ages... Read More »
Warning to women readers: This story may make you really annoyed. New research out of Yale University suggests that the quieter women are in the workplace, the more likely they are to be perceived as competent. And the opposite is true for men. Read More »
Women may or may not be the weaker sex, but it appears that they work longer hours than men and are happier with how much they earn, a new study finds.
Fifty-four percent of women report working nine or more hours a day, compared to 41 percent of men, according to the survey of more than 5,000 U.S. workers... Read More »
As the bumbling debt talks last month sunk Congress' approval ratings to a record low, pundits across the land began to ponder: Would our politics be less soul-crushing if women were running the show? Or if they at least had a bigger seat at the table?
The research says yes. Read More »
Author BJ Gallagher, who has been a boss and worked for male and female bosses, has a list of tips she's titled, "How to Tell a Male Boss From a Female Boss." Among the helpful hints:
A male boss is aggressive; a female boss is pushy.
A male boss is attentive to details; a female boss is picky.
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