Fast Company: What it Takes to Build and Sustain a Flexible Workplace
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Fast Company: What it Takes to Build and Sustain a Flexible Workplace

Sarah Fell had been laid off from her senior-level job in her third trimester when she decided to launch FlexJobs in 2007. The company offers a $15-a-month subscription service that provides job listings for flexible positions across various careers and industries.  In this piece, she explains what makes a flexible job arrangement work best for employer and employee. … Continue reading

Huffington Post: Why Walking Meetings Can Be Better Than Sitting Meetings
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Huffington Post: Why Walking Meetings Can Be Better Than Sitting Meetings

Apart from providing us with the obvious physical benefits of walking, walking meetings help break down formalities, foster camaraderie between co-workers, and lead to more creative thinking. To gauge walking’s effect on creativity, Schwartz and Oppezzo had test subjects walk and sit, and then asked them to find alternate uses for everyday items like tires … Continue reading

Newsweek: Sex, Race, Education and the Marriage Gap
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Newsweek: Sex, Race, Education and the Marriage Gap

There is growing income inequality in this country and Reeves believes a good portion of it is due to “assortative mating” (marriage between people of similar backgrounds). There is a growing trend in the United States toward assortative mating—a clunky phrase that refers to people’s tendency to choose spouses with similar educational attainment. Rising numbers … Continue reading

Washington Post: The Uncomfortable Truth About How We View Working Women
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Washington Post: The Uncomfortable Truth About How We View Working Women

When you search “CEO” on Google Images, the first woman to appear after dozens of men is a plastic doll CEO. Unfortunately, additional images mostly include hyper-sexualized female caricatures. The main concern here is the low number of women portrayed in positions of power on the internet. About twenty-seven percent of American CEOs, for example, are women. But … Continue reading