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  • Why 'Secretary' Is Still The Top Job For Women

    Why 'Secretary' Is Still The Top Job For Women

    By Annalyn Kurtz NEW YORK -- What's the most common job for American women? The same as it was in the 1950s: secretary. About 4 million workers in the United States fell under the category of "secretaries and administrative assistants" between 2006 and 2010, and 96 percent of them were women, according to... Continue Reading

  • Lack of Jobs for Women Costs Asia Billions Yearly: Report

    Lack of Jobs for Women Costs Asia Billions Yearly: Report

    By Elaine Lies Poorly employed Asian women pose both old and new challenges to the world's fastest growing region, with nearly half of them without jobs and struggling with perennial issues of lower wages and fewer chances for education. But now, their lack of job opportunities is also costing billions... Continue Reading

  • Where the Boys Are (and Aren't): Non-Traditional Jobs for Women and Men

    Where the Boys Are (and Aren't): Non-Traditional Jobs for Women and Men

    Beth Braccio Hering, Special to CareerBuilder When was the last time a male dental hygienist cleaned your teeth? Sure, we all know that women have significantly changed the face of the American work force over the past 50 or so years. And while children today rightly dream of becoming anything they want,... Continue Reading

  • Lots of Cash for Girls Going Green

    Lots of Cash for Girls Going Green

    Getting a green job doesn't just make ecological sense, it makes economical sense, according to the Women's Bureau division of the United States Department of Labor. "Green jobs are diverse, rewarding, and overwhelmingly nontraditional to women," the DOL reported. National efforts are being made to get women... Continue Reading