Tag: men

  • Why Professional Men Over 60 Keep Working

    Why Professional Men Over 60 Keep Working

    Men tend to think, 'Who will I be if I don’t have my work?’

    There are some stark and surprising differences between men and women who choose to work after they turn 60. Continue Reading

  • Men Are Disappearing From The Workforce

    Men Are Disappearing From The Workforce

    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... Continue Reading

  • Record Number Of Breadwinner Moms

    Record Number Of Breadwinner Moms

    For a while now, people have been predicting the end of men's dominance in the workplace, as men started to lag behind women in earning bachelor's degrees. Consider this a new data point in the debate: A new survey from Pew Social Trends, released Wednesday, found that 40 percent of households with children... Continue Reading

  • Report: Women Work Longer Hours, More Honest On The Job [Infographic]

    Report: Women Work Longer Hours, More Honest On The Job [Infographic]

    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... Continue Reading

  • Jobs Where Women Earn More Than Men

    Jobs Where Women Earn More Than Men

    By Christine Laue Try telling the woman scraping plaque off your teeth that it's a man's world. Female dental hygienists earn eight percent more than their male counterparts, according to online salary database PayScale.com. Continue Reading

  • How Men Are Changing What It Means To Be A Man In The Mancession

    How Men Are Changing What It Means To Be A Man In The Mancession

    What's a man to do? The Great Recession has been much harder on Adam than on Eve, so much so it's come to be identified with the term, "mancession." The unemployment rate has consistently clocked in at a higher rate for men. At the time this past November when it was 10.4 percent for men vs. 8 percent for... Continue Reading