Women Career Options. Best Workplaces.

Each year, Great Place to Work ranks the top firms for women. With this in mind, we review Women Career Options. Best Workplaces. As examples, these posts show our coverage of gender.    Resources for Women and Minorities.   Women-Owned Businesses.   Earnings by Age, Gender, Race.    Woman Leading JWT.    Gender: A Level Playing Field?   […]

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Women in Business

Here is some value information on this topic: Womenable.com has a large number of infographics. Click here. Gender Equity Index. Click here. State of Women-Owned Businesses. Click here. A One-Women Firm Goes Global. Click here. Women, Especially Women of Color, Fueling Business Startups. Click here.  

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Gender and Credit & Earnings: Is It a Level Playing Field?

We know that women make up a large portion of the U.S. work force, that many women in the work force are college educated, and that many women excel in their jobs. As we noted in a Zarb Means Business post last week: “Although women executives are often paid less than their male counterparts and […]

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Changing Gender Roles: Men Doing More Laundry

Traditional gender roles have been evolving over the past 20 years, especially with the huge number of women in the work force. As a result, men are now more laundry chores; and marketers have reacted accordingly. According to the Wall Street Journal: “Makers of detergent and washing machines are changing their product development, advertising, and […]

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Women Entrepreneurs Still Facing More Hurdles Than Male Entrepreneurs

As we have noted before, there are a number of resources available to help women entrepreneurs level the playing with their male counterparts. Nonetheless, as Mathilde Collin — co-founder and CEO of Frontapp, a collaborative E-mail app — observes for the Wall Street Journal: “There’s a huge gender imbalance in the entrepreneurship world. For all […]

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Resources for Women and Minority Business Owners

Although these observations by the National Women’s Business Council refer specifically to female business owners, they are equally applicable to minority business owners: “Like all entrepreneurs, women business owners face many challenges in making their entrepreneurship dreams a reality.  Some of the challenges faced by women may be specific to women, due to the historical […]

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The Influence of Women Shoppers

Although men have increased their retail shopping over the years, women remain the dominant purchasers in most situations. As recently reported by Nielsen: “Women have tremendous spending power in America today — and it’s growing. Market estimates about their total purchasing prowess varies, ranging anywhere from $5 trillion to $15 trillion annually. And the scope […]

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The State of Women-Owned Businesses Report

American Express OPEN recently published a report on the 1997-2012 trends involving women-owned businesses. These are some of the key findings: “The rate of growth in the number of women-owned enterprises over the past 15 years remains higher than the national average — currently the number of women-owned firms is growing at 1½ times the […]

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