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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

Berger Research Assistant Wins WPA Research Award
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Berger Research Assistant Wins WPA Research Award

Our own McKenzie Javorka ’14 was awarded the 2014 Western Psychological Association Student Scholarship Award! McKenzie will be attending this year’s conference in Portland with Professor Kanaya. The members of the Program Review Committee evaluated her submission and determined that it was one of the most outstanding papers they received this year. McKenzie’s project focused … Continue reading

Huffington Post: Why Women Lawyers Leave
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Huffington Post: Why Women Lawyers Leave

Suzanne Grossman, a career coach for women, reflects on the most common reasons why women lawyers choose to leave their occupations. While leading several workshops for women attorneys considering a career change, she found that these women experienced an overall lack of work-life balance, little meaning in their work, and stressful work environments: About three quarters of the women who … Continue reading