Building relationships with colleagues outside of work is important for career development.
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By surveying over 100 people in academic medicine, a researcher found that women are consistently excluded from important networking activities like watching sports, drinking at bars and playing golf.
Some women with endometriosis are in so much pain, they’re giving up work. Others are struggling at work or uni. Here’s how we support women with this debilitating disease.
Devotion to work can lead to burnout.
Why have women lagged behind in finance, while their numbers grow in other professions?
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Many factors influence women’s underrepresentation in investment careers. One that isn’t often discussed: their concerns about ethics.
Working from home comes with many distractions.
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Many scientists stuck at home during university closures dealt with increased domestic responsibilities. But some groups had it worse than others.
Time spent mentoring students is often ignored when it comes to faculty salary and promotion decisions.
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If colleges want to address systemic racism within their institutions, they can start by crediting female faculty members of color for work that gets overlooked. A group of higher ed researchers explains how.
Skilled migrants often face big challenges trying to find work that matches their credentials.
One of the major paradoxes that skilled migrants face is that despite gaining entry into a host country based on their credentials, that doesn’t guarantee success in the local labour market.
Hiring managers often prefer nondegree credentials from top universities over credit-bearing certificates from for-profit institutions.
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Enrollment in online courses surged during the pandemic. An expert on online learning behaviors shares what to do before, during and after taking a course in order to reap the most benefits.
Women who got their start in the male-dominated profession 40 years ago have advice for today’s newcomers in STEM.
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A survey of 251 women engineers who graduated from college in the 1970s sheds light on the experiences of these professional pioneers.
Victoria Mapplebeck won a Bafta for her short film shot on her phone.
Many women struggle to maintain a career in film after having children. But there are creative avenues to be explored to circumvent the gatekeepers, as filmmaker Victoria Mapplebeck discovered.
Employees are often shocked to find their dream job involves menial tasks and drudgery. While they need to manage their expecations, employers should also be more honest about the true nature of the jobs they’re hiring for.
So you snagged your dream job. And it quickly became the stuff of nightmares, filled with mundane tasks and drudgery. What can employees and employers do?
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit freelancers and gig workers hard. Here’s how they can get through the crisis.
Freelancers who have lost work during the COVID-19 crisis can take steps to ensure they have a successful long-term career in the post-pandemic period.
Doctoral programs often prepare graduates to become professors, but those jobs are scarce today.
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Graduate programs can be rich in scholarship and still prepare students for real-world careers.
Our work is often so closely tied to our sense of who we are, many of us struggle to switch off on holidays. But it’s never too late to hide the laptop.
Dollarama worker Ze Carole Benedict, originally from Cameroon, addresses a demonstration in Montréal in August 2020 to join in calls for higher pay and better working conditions amid COVID-19.
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Urgent measures are necessary from various levels of government to develop support programs for immigrant women during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Studies show women are perfectly capable of getting the job done.
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The gender gap in computing performance has dramatically narrowed, but a confidence gap remains.
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The pandemic is taking a toll on young people’s career aspirations.
A South African study explored how psychology students benefited from an alternative approach to teaching and learning.
Keeping young Canadians working during the global pandemic is important for a host of reasons.
Now that Canadian youth can work part-time without becoming ineligible for government assistance, many will be incentivized to work in jobs in increased demand during the COVID-19 shutdown.
Some U.S. workplaces can be dangerous.
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A reduction in OSHA inspectors may lead to a reduction in workplace safety.