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Three ways to negotiate sexism in today's workplace

In a recent job, I was on a client visit with my boss after taking a red-eye flight, having had no sleep, and I powered my way through two taxing negotiations. I had easily been working more than 80-hour weeks at the ...

by Candace Sjogren  | February 24, 2018 08:00:00
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PepsiCo CEO: Don't call people 'sweetie' or 'honey' in the workplace

”?"Sexist terms of endearment have no place in a professional environment, regardless of whether they’re directed toward a boss or an intern,” she said.

Despite the decline of formalities such as “sir” and “ma’am” in favor of first-name-basis relationships, there’s one type of antiquated designation that persists—even at the top of the most prominent companies.PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi condemned the use of terms of endearment in ...

by Lydia Belanger  | April 14, 2016 11:00:00
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What women want from the workplace: An end to sexism

Going an extra mile to make your co-workers feel comfortable is a huge step to ending sexism.

Comedian Demetri Martin does a comedy bit about how, if you want to sound like a creep, you should just add “. . . ladies” to the end of everything you say: “Thanks for coming to the show . . . ladies.” “Help, I’ve fallen into a well ...

by Cord Himelstein  | April 01, 2016 09:00:00