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Black Women and the Pay Gap

How to negotiate your way to financial success

We’ve all heard this scary statistic about the pay gap between men and women: Women…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Facebook Increases Pay and Benefits for Low-Wage Workers

Sandberg says the move is the right thing to do for the business and community

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg announces company plan to improve pay and benefits for low-wage workers.

By Courtney Connley

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[REPORT] Female Tech Entrepreneurs Are Optimistic Despite Discrimination

Women in Silicon Valley encouraged more to enter the field

The lack of women in Silicon Valley is not news, but their views on being…

By Joel Lyons

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[SURVEY] The 40-hour Work Week is Dead

Research shows that the majority of full-time working Americans put in more than forty hours

Research shows that the majority of full-time working Americans, put in more than forty hours.…

By Brittany Dandy

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New York Passes State Bill to Shield Pregnant Women from Workplace Discrimination

Legislatures pass bill that covers all women across the state

New York passes a state bill to prevent pregnant women from facing workplace discrimination.

By Courtney Connley

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Study: Most Workers Lose Sleep Due to Work-Related Stress

Results show 85 percent of professional lose sleep due to work

Survey released by global talent mobility firm, Lee Hecht Harrison, shows 85 percent of employees…

By Courtney Connley

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Top Reasons Workers Leave Their Jobs

New survey reveals the top factors the lead to an employee quitting

New survey released by EY reveals the top reasons workers quit their jobs.

By Courtney Connley

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[WATCH] Meredith Vieira Schools Stacey Dash For Calling Gender Wage Gap ‘An Excuse’

Dash says just like race the argument surrounding equal pay is an excuse

Stacey Dash and Meredith Vieira go back and forth about the fight for equal pay…

By Courtney Connley

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Study Says Women Do Worst in Interviews With Men Who Claim to Support Equality

Study shows women have poorer outcomes when interviewed by men who show implicit bias in the workplace

New Psychology of Women Quarterly study says women do worst in job interviews with men…

By Courtney Connley

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Survey Says Bad Bosses are the Leading Cause of Bad Work-Life Balance

Participants offer solutions to help improve employees work-life balance

New survey from Workfront says that a bad boss is the No. 1 cause of…

By Courtney Connley

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New Study Shows Handsome Men May be at a Disadvantage When it Comes to Hiring

Study says attractive men are viewed as a threat in the workplace

New University of Maryland study shows that being an attractive male can lead to discrimination…

By Courtney Connley

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One Woman Reflects on Why ‘I Chose to Become an Ex-Black Woman in STEM’

Jenn M. Jackson says discrimination derailed her STEM career

Jenn M. Jackson says discrimination derailed her STEM career and that she has no regrets…

By Joel Lyons

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BE Exclusive: Congressman Jim Himes Takes Stance Against LGBT Discrimination

State under more fire for law allowing businesses to refuse to serve LGBT community

Here is a Be Exclusive: CT Congressman Jim Himes: ‘Indiana could discriminate against anybody with…

By Stacey Tisdale

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President Obama Talks Managing Demands of His Job

Fitness and family time vital factors to helping him keep calm

President Obama opens up about what helps him to stay calm in a highly stressful…

By Courtney Connley

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3 Strategies for Ultimate Time Management

At the top of the week, it's great to get a good start in protecting a valuable asset

Use these strategies to make a bigger impact in the workplace, increasing productivity and reducing…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Beware Toxic Employess

Five Tips for Handling Tough Workplace Personalities

How to use emotional intelligence with office peers

Learn how to not only deal with different personalities at work, but get along with…

By Jamie Harrison

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TGIF Restaurant Sued for Race Discrimination

The suit reveals management referred to the old location as 'the ghetto store'

A TGI Fridays eatery in Manhattan is facing a lawsuit after ten black former employees…

By Essence Gant

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Diversity in the STEM Pipeline

The New York Urban League hosted a panel to ensure flow

On Tuesday, Feb. 24, the New York Urban League hosted a panel and discussion on…

By Robin White Goode

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Healthy Heart Month: 4 Foods to Energize and Invigorate

Try these for boosting your lifestyle for work and play

These heart-healthy foods can help keep you energized and invigorated.

By Yvelette Stines

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Setting Intentions: How to Get Your Desired Outcome

This four-step strategy will help you focus and see results

Check out this four-step strategy to produce the ideal outcome in any situation—from home to…

By Yvelette Stines

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