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...

Whether you want a higher salary, more vacation time, or better benefits, “everything is negotiable,” says Heather Mills, founder of Women Who Ask, a company that teaches women how to negotiate.Here’s how to improve your chances of getting what you want. Do your research Look online at salary sites...

You’ve been a stellar employee for the past year. Youíve exceeded your goals and your midyear performance review was glowing. Now comes the hard partómaking the case for a significant pay bump, not just a cost-of-living raise. Research comparative pay rates for your position. Websites like...

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