A social media policy can protect your brand Nearly 70 percent of Americans use social media. However, this freewheeling form of communication has personal and professional risks. Not only might an impulsive tweet or careless Facebook post reflect poorly on the employee, but it can hurt the...

The regions that rank highest may not be what you think. STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) careers are among the most promising in terms of growth and pay. Yet women continue to be underrepresented in technology fields, with only 25 percent holding computing jobs. Among the...

[caption id="attachment_7730" align="alignleft" width="225"] Luggage Suitcase isolated on white[/caption] Pack like a pro for your next business trip For many professional women, stress is a part of the job. But business travel can make it decidedly worse: more than one-third of business travelers say traveling for work makes...

[caption id="attachment_7726" align="alignleft" width="225"] two young Indian women gossiping on white background[/caption] Dear DW, Every time I’m making great progress on a work project, one of my coworkers will stop by my desk to chat about the most trivial things. While I like my coworkers, how can...

Ask Alicia Petross, the Hershey Company’s vice president of diversity, inclusion, and engagement, what she is most proud of, and her answer is clear: diversity and inclusion are more than aspirational goals. Petross points to the fact that Hershey is one of two Fortune 500 companies whose...

Growing up in Ghana, virtual reality entrepreneur Mary Spio learned that technology can be not only mind-blowing but also mind-expanding By April Kilcrease When Mary Spio was growing up in Ghana, members of the military took over the government. “Some of my schoolmates’ parents were shot to...

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