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A study suggests that women are becoming more attracted to men who put family before their careers

“In a world where more and more women pursue careers, it looks like the “family man” is becoming an increasingly desirable option among women” writes Business Insider Deutschland for businessinsider.com. In a world where women are becoming more focused on their careers, family focus is becoming an increasingly sought-after trait in a male partner. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Advice from researchers-turned-career-counselors for their younger selves—and today’s trainees

“Science Careers asked Frank and two other counselors what career advice they would give to their younger selves” writes Sharon Ann Holgate for sciencemag.org. Yet it’s still a common experience among trainees today, notes Maguire, who is now a career consultant at the University of Edinburgh.Only with this information will you be able to decide whether this is the career you really want, Maguire emphasizes.Frank is one of a handful of scientists-turned-career-counselors whose experiences put them in a unique position to offer particularly useful insight. Source: sciencemag.org Share This:

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People Who Graduate During Recessions Earn Less Money — but They’re Happier

“For instance, people who graduate in recessions earn less money than their counterparts who graduated in more-favorable economic times, even decades later” reports hbr.org. Recession graduates who become CEOs often run smaller, less-prestigious companies than their counterparts who started in more-prosperous economic times.I found that people who entered adulthood during worse economic times were less narcissistic than those who came of age in more-prosperous times.These early career experiences appear to have lasting negative consequences for later career success: People earn less money than their counterparts who graduated in more-favorable economic times,…

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Google helps US veterans find jobs to suit their skills

“Google is giving US veterans find jobs that fit the skills they learned in the military, and highlighting veteran-led businesses in searches” reports cnet.com. For veterans and military spouses looking to develop new skills, Google is also giving the United Service Organizations a $2.5 million grant to offer Google IT Support Professional Certificate training — preparing people for entry-level IT support jobs, TechCrunch notes.Those who’ve been in the military can now search “jobs for veterans” in Google, then use their military job codes — such as MOS, AFSC or NEC…

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Why the 4-day workweek might be closer than you think — and the 10 careers best suited to it

“Indeed, in 1974, when the British government introduced a three-day workweek following an energy shortage, a national survey reported a 5 percent increase in productivity levels” writes Paul Bradbury for cnbc.com. Research from job search site FlexJobs suggests that a wide range of industries, from finance to recruitment, are opening up to the idea of a shorter workweek.Fans of the four-day week have been espousing its benefits from a productivity and cost-cutting perspective since the 1970s.However, with job disruption on the up and employees demanding greater flexibility at work, its…

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Whether a Husband Identifies as a Breadwinner Depends on Whether He Respects His Wife’s Career — Not on How Much She Earns

“In our conversations about work, career, and couples, we often focus on earnings and work hours” reports hbr.org. They spoke at length of how important their wives’ work was, how well it was regarded by others, and of their wives’ many career accomplishments.These different interpretations of the social status and financial value of their wives’ careers provided men with different ways of approaching their own careers.Breadsharers sought to remain professionally flexible to maximize their ability to respond to their wives’ career opportunities, and were hence uncommitted to any particular pathway…

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Ranking Browns coaches based on their playing careers

“I grabbed the 2018 Browns media guide (and Google) and ranked the Browns coaches based on their playing careers” writes Cleveland Com for cleveland.com. We ranked the playing careers of all current Browns coaches to find out how they stack up. (John Kuntz, cleveland.com) CLEVELAND, Ohio — It was 2016.Jackson’s playing career ended in college, the same as most of the coaches on his 2018 staff. Source: cleveland.com Share This:

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How working at Amazon and Microsoft shaped this guy’s $500 million start-up

“Amazon stresses over pixels and Microsoft obsesses over strategy,” noted Medina, who left Amazon for Microsoft’s business development team in 2005″ writes Jason Redmond for cnbc.com. “If you want to get a job at either Amazon or Microsoft, of course you need to be technically-minded and be able to see how your work applies across the business. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Women in Accounting Take Years Longer to Reach Exec Level Compared to Men

“It takes an average of seven years longer for women in accounting and finance to reach executive level than their male counterparts, according to a new report” writes Michael Cohn for accountingtoday.com. At this stage of their careers, women will take an average of seven years longer to progress up to the next tier of executive level compared to men.The finance and accounting profession is committed to improving the workplace experience and progression prospects for women.Much earlier in their careers, men entered a fast-track route, arriving at upper middle management…

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