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Here's Why You Should Never Say 'I'm Sorry' Again

Here's Why You Should Never Say 'I'm Sorry' Again

Work inspiration from a Pantene ad

Listen up ladies, Pantene invites you to stop apologizing thanks to their latest ad, Not Sorry. Read More »

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. Read More »

Ban Bossy And Maybe Ban Bosses, Too

Ban Bossy And Maybe Ban Bosses, Too

A call to do even more for girls and boys

A writer responds to the "Ban Bossy" video, and thinks we can do even more for girls and boys. Read More »

Women: Stop Apologizing So Much At Work!

Women: Stop Apologizing So Much At Work!

What being overly apologetic could mean for your career

Women have an auto-apology problem and this could hurt them at work. If your reflexive response is 'I'm sorry' you're diminishing your authority. Read More »

Lunchtime Live! Meet The Breadwinning Moms [REPLAY]

Lunchtime Live! Meet The Breadwinning Moms [REPLAY]

Return to this page on Friday at 12:30 ET to tune in

Do moms who are the family breadwinners like that role? Working Mother just released a study to find out and we'll be talking about that at this Lunchtime Live! Read More »

The Grind: Snowboarder Kelly Clark On Prepping For The Olympics

The Grind: Snowboarder Kelly Clark On Prepping For The Olympics

Clark says she needs to 'protect' her environment to perform well

The most accomplished athlete in both men's and women's snowboarding history talks about how she's prepping for the Sochi Games. Read More »

Hot Topics At Davos 2014: Jobs, Income Inequality

Hot Topics At Davos 2014: Jobs, Income Inequality

Global elite recognize and discuss pressing problems

Global elite gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to discuss income disparity and unemployment, among other things. Read More »

GM's First Woman CEO Hopes To Motivate Science Students

GM's First Woman CEO Hopes To Motivate Science Students

Mary Barra's appointment is unusual for more than just her gender

General Motors' first female CEO may push the automaker toward more product development. Read More »

Fortune's Most Powerful Women Have Some Powerful Career Advice

Fortune's Most Powerful Women Have Some Powerful Career Advice

Creativity, curiosity and engagement are necessary for a fulfilling career

Both women and men can benefit from the career advice given by Fortune's Most Powerful Women at the 2013 summit. Read More »

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... Read More »

Does Success Mean Selling Out Your Family?

Does Success Mean Selling Out Your Family?

A new poll finds that one in three believe this, but is it really true? Read More »

How I Hit 'Restart' After Age 50 And Launched A $120 Million Business

How I Hit 'Restart' After Age 50 And Launched A $120 Million Business

By Diane Gilman You may not know me, but you might be familiar with my jeans. Not to brag, but they're the top-selling item on the Home Shopping Network, and I created them specifically for women over 40. To some people, the most fascinating aspect of my story is my dramatic success as a fashion designer. But... Read More »

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... Read More »

Women Snag Big Chunk Of New Oil Jobs

Women Snag Big Chunk Of New Oil Jobs

By Steve Hargreaves There are few fields that scream "burly man job" more than oil and gas work. Yet in the first quarter of this year, nearly half (46%) of all new jobs in the oil industry went to women, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data compiled by the industry research and news service Rigzone. Read More »

Women More Likely To Shun Business Careers As 'Evil'

Women More Likely To Shun Business Careers As 'Evil'

There's been much debate as to why women only make up just 4.2 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs. Is it discrimination? The high-pressure atmosphere? Women's failure to "lean in"? A new study suggests another possible explanation: business can be dirty work, and women would rather stay clean. Past research has found... Read More »

Women Are Back On The Job

Women Are Back On The Job

By Tami Luhby NEW YORK -- Women are finding their way back into the workforce. The economic upswing had until recently been a "hecovery," but the revival is now becoming more balanced between the genders. The number of women employees has jumped by 300,000 in the past six months, nearly the same amount as... Read More »

Franchisees Accuse Dunkin' Donuts Of 'Systematic Racial Discrimination'

Franchisees Accuse Dunkin' Donuts Of 'Systematic Racial Discrimination'

All Reggie and Amy Pretto wanted was the opportunity to run their own Dunkin' Donuts franchise and be in business for themselves. Instead, the African-American couple claims in a new lawsuit, they were purposely "steered" to less desirable, economically challenged locations, hundreds of miles from their... Read More »

A Man Who Prefers The 'Mommy Track'

A Man Who Prefers The 'Mommy Track'

Annie Marie Slaughter's article in the current Atlantic titled "Why Women Still Can't Have It All" had a familiar ring - hauntingly so. More than two decades ago, the Harvard Business Review published an article titled "Management Women and the New Facts of Life," which made many of the same arguments that... Read More »

Ohio Jail Fights Women Guards' Discrimination Suit

Ohio Jail Fights Women Guards' Discrimination Suit

AKRON, Ohio -- The federal government has put its weight behind a discrimination lawsuit filed by female jail guards who said they are effectively being demoted because county officials don't want them watching over male inmates while showering or being strip searched. The 21 guards at the Summit County jail... Read More »

Judge 'Concerned' About Reviving Walmart Sex Discrimination Suit

Judge 'Concerned' About Reviving Walmart Sex Discrimination Suit

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO -- A U.S. judge on Friday said he was "seriously concerned" about whether women led by a Pittsburgh resident who are suing Walmart Stores had enough evidence to move forward with their refiled gender discrimination lawsuit. Plaintiffs alleging the world's largest retailer denied... Read More »

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