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3 Unwritten Rules of the Corporate World That Women Need to Know

These are the things companies don't cover during orientation or in the employee handbook

Do you know what you need to do to succeed at your company? One major challenge is that beyond your defined job responsibilities there are unwritten rules of U.S. corporate culture that aren't covered in any orientation or employee handbook. These unwritten ...

by Sharon Jones  | November 08, 2018 06:00:00
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4 Proven Ways Women in Male-Dominated Fields Can Establish Themselves and Feel Fulfilled at Work

The gender gap in technical professions is wide, but women can take steps to try to change the culture

Each edition of this Women Entrepreneur series, Behind the Numbers, presents a stat about a disadvantage women face at work and in business, examines the dynamics at play and provides guidance to help women overcome obstacles.There are all kinds of initiatives to get more girls ...

by Lydia Belanger  | August 10, 2018 12:00:00
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How to Boost Your Confidence, Even When You're the Only Woman in the Room

No matter what industry you're in, confidence is absolutely key

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.Long before I was a software executive, I was a practicing physical therapist (DPT). Moving from the female-dominated world of PT to the male-dominated world of tech was a culture shock -- to say the least.When I ...

by Heidi Jannenga  | July 31, 2018 02:00:00
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Top Industries for Women Who Want to Advance Their Careers

Based on a study by Jobstreet

According to a survey by Jobstreet.com, the Philippines, compared to other Southeast Asian countries, is among the best in promoting and practicing gender equality in the workplace. The survey, where most of the respondents were college graduates between 18 to 37 years ...

by Ysabel Y. Yuzon for Femalenetwork.com  | July 30, 2018 10:00:00
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This Woman Explains Why it Took So Long to Start Her Own Business

I realized my fears were based on the fact that I am a woman

Being a successful entrepreneur should be every woman's aspiration.Studies continue to show that the number of women starting their own businesses is on the rise. One particular poll found that the ranks of female entrepreneurs rosefrom 220 out of 100,000 adults in 2014, ...

by Simonetta Lein  | July 29, 2018 02:00:00
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It's Time for Women to Stop Apologizing So Much

Save your 'sorries' for a rainy day

Over the years, I've heard dozens of young people -- especially women -- apologizing profusely in the workplace, even when they've done nothing wrong. This tendency to apologize is dangerous; it affects the way young professionals feel about themselves, and it can even ...

by Nicollete Amarillas  | July 20, 2018 02:00:00
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Girlbosses Wanted: Filipina Managers Abound in E-Commerce Firms But Few Become CEOs

More men are in C-suite positions, iPrice study says

 It’s the ladies who buy online and who lead the herd in the local e-commerce industry and yet, men still call the shots, a study recently conducted by the iPrice Group reveals.Women hold 55 percent of overall management roles in the companies ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 17, 2018 09:00:00
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Are You a Female Startup Founder? Are Women Your Target Market? This Global Competition is for You

She Loves Tech's Philippine round will accept applications until July 19

Less than two out of 10 startup founders in the Philippines are female, according to the 2017 Philippine Startup Report, an industry-wide survey published by accounting firm PwC Philippines.This underrepresentation of women in the technology sector isn’t an exclusively local problem, as ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 14, 2018 09:00:00
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5 Stylish Heels for Work That Are Also Super Comfortable

Yes, they do exist

We’ve all been there: rushing to the office with sneakers on, a cup of coffee in one hand, a pair heels in the other and a box of Band-Aids in your bag. But is there a better solution? Absolutely -- and it ...

by Madison Semarjian  | July 11, 2018 12:00:00
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10 of the Richest Women in History

These ladies deserve the spotlight

Girl power is at an all-time high in 2018. With the celebration of International Women's Month this march, females across the world are being honored -- including some of the fiercest women to grace the business world. Since the creation of the holiday in ...

by GoBankingRates  | March 30, 2018 08:00:00
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Tessie Sy-Coson: Many Working Women Don't Want to Break the Glass Ceiling, Prioritize Family Instead

Personal choices, not lack of opportunity, explain why only a tenth of boardroom positions in PH are held by women

Since 2006, the Philippines has been the top country in Asia with the narrowest gender gap, having consistently placed in the top 10 of the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Gender Gap Index.The Philippines’ performance is all the more remarkable as it ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | December 04, 2017 09:00:00
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Here's Why Companies Lose 17% of Women Employees at Mid-Career

While many women take a career off-ramp for different reasons, most just don't want to be "stuck"

With unemployment at a low of 4.3 percent and the battle for talent only intensifying, organizations can’t afford to lose high-performing employees if they want to stay competitive and innovative in today’s economy. And yet, women’s participation in the U.S. workforce dwindles during the mid-career stage, ...

by Amanda Schnieders  | October 16, 2017 02:00:00
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One for the girls: Multinational tech firm SAP earns nod for global gender equality

The tech sector, criticized for underemployment and unequal treatment of women, gets a lift from SAP SE’s win

“Gender equality is not a corporate social responsibility initiative or simply a cultural benefit. It’s a strategic differentiator, a source of innovation and revenue driver for our company.”These are the words of a chief human resources officer of a multinational technology company, ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 21, 2016 03:00:00
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