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Advancement Articles

Tips, tricks, and guides to help women negotiate, network, and work their way to the top and advance in their careers. They say it's lonely at the top....we say, how about you let us do our thing and we'll see for ourselves?

Interview
This 175-Year-Old Company Is Anything but Old-Fashioned
Brunswick Corporation strives to create an environment that encourages innovation and helps employees achieve their full potential
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How To
5 Strategies to Help You Pay Off Your Student Loans
Here’s how to get ahead on those monthly payments.
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Insight & Commentary
In Defense of Studying the Humanities
The money isn’t as bad as it seems, and it’s about so much more than that.
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How To
I Just Became the Boss! Now What?
3 ways to make the most of your promotion and become the ultimate #ladyboss
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Data & Research
On the Job Hunt? Look For These 3 Things in Company Reviews
Does your potential employer walk the walk or just talk the talk? InHerSight reviews uncover the reality of workplaces for women.
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Insight & Commentary
Lessons from Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, and More Women on HBO
Telling the right stories and embracing your own viewpoint
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Insight & Commentary
Is That Recommendation Letter Helping Or Hurting You?
Recommendation letters written for women contain more doubt-raisers and weak language than their male counterparts, and it’s not a coincidence
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How To
How I Got 3 Promotions in 5 Years (And You Can Too)
One woman's tips and tricks for climbing the corporate ladder
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Data & Research
Ambition Gap? Think Again.
According to data recently compiled by Accenture, mothers who are still in the workforce are no less likely to demonstrate ambition than their childless peers, dispelling the myth that after childbirth women lose commitment to their jobs.
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Female-Friendly Companies
Looking for Companies That Support Equal Opportunities for Men and Women? Try Retail.
Two female retail CEOs resigning from their roles in the past week, at American Apparel and Lands End, had us looking at our ratings for retailers — and we had some interesting findings about the opportunities for women in the retail space.
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Data & Research
3 Reasons Why Women Walk Away From Leadership Positions
One of the many societal changes sparked by the women’s liberation movement of the 1960s and ‘70s was a shift in gender role ideology. The new way of thinking was especially empowering to working women, as it opened doors for them to take on and succeed in high-level positions.
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Insight & Commentary
3 Companies Launching Programs to Advance Working Women
Here are some innovative equal opportunity initiatives that we think are worth replicating.
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Data & Research
The Best (and Worst) Industries for Career-Focused Millennial Women
Millennials aren’t willing to settle for less than the best when it comes to their careers, and research has shown that millennials are quitting and/or planning to quit their jobs in droves. One of the factors driving this is a desire for upward mobility that they just aren’t finding in their current jobs.
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