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Are women bad networkers?

19 May 2010  |  2998 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Are women bad networkers? In my opinion the answer to this question is, of course, no. At womenintechnology we organise lots of networking events which are always very popular. There was a piece in the Times recently entitled ‘why are women such bad networkers?’ that, understandably, grabbed my attention! Its overall message is: women aren’t con...

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Male vs female boss

27 January 2010  |  8278 views  |  4  |  Recommends 0

I recently asked a simple question to readers of my blog - do you prefer a male or female boss? With all the stories about female on female bullying and the lack of women in leadership positions, I thought this was a very relevant question. The result? Almost half (44%) said they preferred a male boss. So does that mean the majority preferred a...

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Love News Corp. or leave it

05 January 2010  |  8417 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The latest re-organisation of Dow Jones by Murdoch's News Corp. did not leave a place for market data veteran Clare Hart. Management reshuffles are nothing new in any industry. A press release is iss...

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Is it the end of the road for women's networks?

04 December 2009  |  3343 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Is it the end of the road for women’s networks? Elizabeth Harrin from The Glass Hammer blog wrote an interesting piece last week based on this question after attending an event hosted by Morgan Stanle...

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The gender pay gap again

17 November 2009  |  2661 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

And so another story on the gender pay gap. The good news? The gender pay gap has narrowed over the past year and is apparently at an all time low. The bad news? It has only dropped by 1%. Let’s loo...

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Women vs Women

20 October 2009  |  3383 views  |  0  |  Recommends 2

It has certainly been a busy week when it comes to female related news. So many things have caught my eye that I have wanted to blog about, I don’t know where to start. So I’ll start at the beginning!...

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Women in the boardroom, again

09 October 2009  |  2500 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Back in August, some research was released showing that having women on the board could have a negative effect on the bottom line. The survey of 2000 companies in the USA showed a correlation betwe...

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Women 'clueless'

28 September 2009  |  3687 views  |  2  |  Recommends 1

Sometimes I see some really interesting research in the press. But other times I just see something that’s a little harder to believe, which is interesting for all the wrong reasons! One of those is a...

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Women in the City

21 September 2009  |  2542 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

There have been some pretty disappointing statistics in the press recently when it comes to equality and the gender pay gap – especially in the finance sector. A report by the Equality and Human Right...

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Paternity leave breakthrough?

16 September 2009  |  2076 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Could this be the step forward that we need? The FT reported yesterday that the government has backed more flexible parental leave, allowing women who return to work after six months to transfer th...

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