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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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How Illinois universities are getting more students interested in STEM careers

“In Illinois, the tech community is looking to the universities to develop new ways of introducing students to STEM careers” writes Alida Miranda-wolff for venturebeat.com. In partnership with Blue1647, a Chicago entrepreneurship and innovation center, Murphy opened applications to students in the business school and selected 15 aspiring entrepreneurs.The Polsky Center encompasses all of the university’s programs and initiatives related to entrepreneurship, including STEM-related extracurricular programming, startup incubation, startup acceleration, and university-backed venture capital investment. Source: venturebeat.com Share This:

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Mattel’s ‘Robotics Engineer Barbie’ aims to expose girls to STEM careers

“MAT, -0.86% is introducing Robotics Engineer Barbie, designed to get girls interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) careers” writes Tonya Garcia for marketwatch.com. She joins a list of more than 200 careers that Barbie has pursued, including scientist, video game developer and computer engineer.The toy company partnered with Tynker, a game-based platform, to create six free coding experiences to teach girls “the building blocks of coding.”. The company has also partnered with Black Girls Code, and is releasing a coding e-book to introduce coding concepts. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Robotics Engineer Barbie aims to expose girls to STEM careers

“MAT, -1.56% is introducing Robotics Engineer Barbie, designed to get girls interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) careers” writes Tonya Garcia for marketwatch.com. She joins a list of more than 200 careers that Barbie has pursued, including scientist, video game developer and computer engineer.The toy company partnered with Tynker, a game-based platform, to create six free coding experiences to teach girls “the building blocks of coding.”. The company has also partnered with Black Girls Code, and is releasing a coding e-book to introduce coding concepts. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Your Flex Work Culture Doesn’t Help Employees If It Hurts Their Careers

“We also find that perceiving bias against people who work flexibly not only impacts work attitudes but also follows employees home” reports hbr.org. If employees at your organization are scared to take leave or work flexibly, there are things you can do.So what happens to employees when they feel that working flexibly at their organizations will derail their careers?. Why is workplace flexibility bias so harmful to all types of employees?. We think employees generally do not like working for organizations that penalize people for having lives outside of work. Source: hbr.org Share…

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