Fat salaries, fast cars and "playing the corporate game" are of little or no interest to ambitious senior business women. What they look for are companies with an inclusive culture.
The battle to break through the glass ceiling into the boardroom leaves many women negative, worn down and disillusioned that they are not being used to their full potential.
The "hidden brain-drain" of women opting out of the U.S. workforce to spend more time with their kids is a myth, a new report has claimed. Instead, the real reason for the decline in the number of working women is the overall weakness of the labour market.
Even professional women with discretion over the amount they charge for their work tend to ask for less than men. But while this might suggest that they are doing themselves a disservice, new research suggests that the opposite may be true.
A new study has found that women executives in the U.S. working in women-led firms earn between 15 and 20 per cent more in total compensation than women working in other firms.
It isn't discrimination that is stopping women getting into the boardroom, a new survey has suggested. They just aren't prepared to make the sacrifices needed to get there.
Why do so many women struggle with "being political"? They possess all the skills they need to succeed in the political arena – but all too often, no-one has taught them the rules of the game. So here's a crash course in how to play the game without becoming a man in a skirt.
The current recession offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shift the dynamic of the workplace from one that is inherently masculine to one where there is a more balanced collaboration of the masculine and the feminine within us all.