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Survey reveals people think Siri and Alexa are female tech leaders

When it came naming famous male tech leaders, the majority of respondents had no problems. But when it came to naming a woman, only 4% could actually produce a name. The problem: A quarter of them named virtual assistants “Siri” and “Alexa.”


Report: IBM has been discriminating against older employees for years

Looking for a new job? If you're over a certain age, you may not be welcome at IBM.


These are the 20 jobs in America with the biggest influx of women

According to Pew Research, women now make up 47% of the U.S. labor force. This is up from 30% in 1950. In other words, more women are working than ever before. For each of these jobs, more than half the workers are women.

Office Life

8 ridiculous reasons employees have given for being late

Here are the most ridiculous reasons employers said employees gave them for being late to work. They include dogs who feast on work schedules, rogue eyelashes, and too-hot coffee.


These are the best companies to work for and their amazing perks

Does a ping pong table even count as a perk anymore?


How to maintain professional connections when there’s high turnover at your company

Maintaining the connections you've made at work can be tough when you work in an office where people always seem to be on their way out — whether it's for good or bad reasons.


Survey: Women claim half as much on expense reports as men

When employers require employees to pay expenses first and claim them later, a new survey found that these expense reports end up costing women more than men.

Off Hours

Survey: Many are doing side hustles during work hours

The days of working just one job are gone.


Survey: 41% of employees feel “shamed” for taking vacation

Do you ever get nervous before asking your employer for permission to use your vacation days? You're not alone.


Survey: These are the loneliest professions in America

If you've ever been in an office, you know it's possible to be surrounded by people at the office and to still feel completely lonely. This feeling is isolating, and it's a growing epidemic.


If you live in one of these cities, you’re probably happy with your salary

Did your city make the cut?


Study: 77% of adults are on the Internet every day! Here’s how to keep it from controlling your life

We spend a lot of time on the Internet, but it's possible to escape its grasp.


These are the cities where you will spend your money the fastest

Do you live in one of the world's most expensive cities? If not, it's something to consider if you are looking to relocate, work abroad or just take a vacation.


These are the top jobs in America right now

Do you have one?


This startup promises to kill you — and there’s a waiting list

Nectome, a new startup founded by two MIT graduates backed by Y Combinator, is "committed to the goal of archiving your mind" by using a "brain banking technique" to "recreate your mind," according to its website. There's just one catch before your mind gets uploaded — you'll need to be dead first.


Female doctors are seeing an average pay gap of over $100,000

Out of 50 metropolitan areas of the country this is where female doctors see the biggest pay gap.


More than 180 female senior ad executives put industry on notice

More than 180 senior female advertising executives in North America announced the launch of Time's Up Advertising, an anti-harassment campaign and legal aid fundraiser.


This is how STEM recruiters make women feel unwelcome

New Stanford research gives insight into how women are made to feel alienated in STEM fields, proving that the lack of women in technology is more than a pipeline problem — it's an endemic structural issue.


‘Hi,’ ‘Hey,’ ‘Hello’: Why casual email greetings are the way to go

When you start an email, do you go for the more casual, "Yo, what's up," or for the more buttoned-up "Dear Madam or Sir"? A new analysis of 300,000 emails found that how you start an email can decide whether or not you get a response.


Study: When it comes to raising funds, men and women must pitch differently

If you're a woman entrepreneur, you are more likely to get funding if you emphasize your venture's social mission, while men are not expected to do the same.


This is the city where the happiest people in America live

You may be surprised at what makes people happy.


Millennial bosses overwhelmingly prefer ‘online messaging’ over face-to-face communication

Is your boss a millennial? If so, chances are, they prefer communicating with you online more than any other method.


The power of using an inclusion rider in your next employee contract

Frances McDormand's Oscar night inclusion rider shout-out sparked a national discussion on the little-known contract clause, and how it could be used to increase the representation of minorities in Hollywood and beyond.

How to deal with Daylight Saving Time — and what to look forward to

It's easy to have a love-hate relationship with Daylight Saving Time starting.


Study: A top promotion can double a woman’s chance of divorce

A woman's professional success may come at the cost of her marriage. When women got promoted to the top job in their field, it doubled their chances of a divorce. The same was not true for men being promoted.