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Wall Street Journal: Employers Are Getting More Flexible––to a Point

According to research from the Families and Work Institute, employers have increased flexibility for day to day measures, such as allowing employees to occasionally work from home, but they have cut back on substantial flexible arrangements, such as taking longer leaves and job sharing: Leaner corporate operations after the recession have made jobs less flexible when it comes to … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal: For More New York Real Estate Dynasties, Daughters Hold the Future

The Wall Street Journal reports that the New York city is seeing more daughters of real estate company CEOs rise to the top of their field. This is a major shift, given that New York’s real estate industry is notorious for being a male-dominated profession and for having a thick “glass ceiling.” The finance and … Continue reading

Wall Street Journal: More Moms Staying Home, Reversing Decadeslong Decline
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Wall Street Journal: More Moms Staying Home, Reversing Decadeslong Decline

After three decades of decline, the share of stay-at-home mothers in the United States has steadily increased from 23% in 1999 to 29% in 2012, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. The Pew analysis accounts for various factors that can be attributed to this trend: Pew attributed the rise of stay-at-home mothers to … Continue reading

Alice Eagly: “Glass Ceilings, Labyrinths, and Jungle Gyms: Has Anything Changed for Women as Leaders?”
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Alice Eagly: “Glass Ceilings, Labyrinths, and Jungle Gyms: Has Anything Changed for Women as Leaders?”

Alice Eagly, a professor in the Department of Psychology, the Institute for Policy Research, and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, will give a lecture at CMC on Tuesday, March 11th, from 4:30-5:45 pm in the Freeburg Forum (LC Kravis 62). See the flyer below for her bio and a description of her lecture: Continue reading