Still Time to Review the New California Laws for 2012

April 9, 2012 0

Is it just me, or does it seem 2012 is flying by faster than most years? I’m still catching up on my reading for last year, and it’s already tax time. At any rate, in case you missed it, HR California CalChamber recently published an overview of the new 2012 California laws affecting employers. The […]

Women: Want to earn more? Lose weight.

June 14, 2011 1

Well, someone had to do it. I’m talking about actually quantifying the relationship between how a woman looks and how much she gets paid. No one can seriously deny that fat people, especially women, are discriminated against in the workplace. The question was: how much does it cost them in dollars? Well, researchers Timothy A. […]

Don’t Underhand Your Pitch

October 6, 2010 0

This post first appeared in Women of HR: At one time or another we’ve all done it. We have. Instead of making a simple direct statement of our ideas, feelings, or opinions, we preface it with a “devalue tag.” Before we deliver our statement, we apologize, ask permission, or smooth the waters in advance and […]

The 10 Worst Management Jobs For Women

August 2, 2010 2

It’s no secret men are paid more than women for the same work. But how bad is it? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics data from 2009, here are the top 10 worst management jobs for women: 1)      Financial manager: Women earn an average annual salary of $49,972, which is 66% of what male […]