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Articles by Meredith Boe

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Meredith Boe is a writer, editor, and grant writer, and a regular contributor to InHerSight. Her writing focuses on working women, self-employment, small businesses, finance, and legal, in addition to her literary criticism, poetry, and creative prose. She holds a master's degree in writing and publishing from DePaul University, and her bylines include the GoDaddy Garage, The Chicago Reader, and the Chicago Review of Books.

Working Women
8 Women Working to Make the Earth a Better Place
The jobs where Earth Day is every day
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Insight & Commentary
Your Greatest Work Strengths (& Weaknesses) Based on Your Myers-Briggs Type
Weaknesses are just "opportunities for advancement"
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Insight & Commentary
How & When to Tell Coworkers You’re Expecting
Secrets, secrets are no fun unless they're shared with everyone
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How To
How to Ask for Maternity Leave When Your Job Doesn’t Offer It
Employment laws to the rescue!
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Insight & Commentary
The Top 5 Ways Women Can Support Other Women in the Workforce
When one of us wins, we all win
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How To
Your Guide to Pumping at Work
Your rights, your time, and dealing with your coworkers
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Insight & Commentary
Can You Ever *Really* Wear Ripped Jeans to the Office?
We think yes, but here’s a brief history of how we got to the point of even asking this question
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How To
How to Master the Elevator Pitch
Next stop: the C-suite
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Insight & Commentary
Why I Quit a Job for *the* Job
It's not about passion—it's about happiness
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Insight & Commentary
How to Dress Professionally While Traveling
Linen: the best fabric for standing, leaning slightly, and enjoying gentle breezes—not business trips
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Insight & Commentary
There’s a Difference Between Condescension & Advocacy in the Workplace
Yes, "teach people how to treat you" applies here too
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Insight & Commentary
When Your New Job Is Nothing Like You Expected
How soon is too soon to leave a job you hate?
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Insight & Commentary
12 Women Thought Leaders We Love
Their stories are inspiring and so are their messages
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Female-Friendly Companies
Companies Where Career Changes Are Risk-Free
Find your perfect career—without leaving your job
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Insight & Commentary
Fit In or Stand Out? The Great Boys’ Club Debate
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em, right? Not exactly
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Employer Resources
Companies: These Are What Mom-Friendly Benefits Look Like
InHerSight recently released data about the top companies for working moms. Take a deep dive into what makes them stand out from the crowd
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Data & Research
How Industry & Company Culture Affect the Gender Pay Gap
Women in STEM, this one's for you
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Employer Resources
Companies: What Does & Doesn't Help Close the Gender Pay Gap
Do business better by nixing some practices and championing others
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How To
Are You Contributing to an Inclusive or Exclusive Workplace?
You think you’re in the know about how to build an inclusive work space. But these three things often make offices even more divided.
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How To
How to Take a Pay Cut for Your Dream Job
Why you shouldn’t hesitate to make a temporary sacrifice to pursue your passion
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