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Tempting Top Talent A wave of professionals leaving their jobs since the pandemic has led to the “Great Resignation”—in which employees are rethinking their life and career choices, says Lily Valentin, career expert for job search engine Adzuna. That, in turn, has changed the game when it comes...

How do women of color perceive themselves in the workplace, and what actions do they recommend companies take to build a more inclusive workplace? To find out, the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative surveyed 1,181 professional women of color and 545 professional white women, in its August...

Goals list. Those who put goals to paper are 33 percent more likely to accomplish them. Distraction list. Chris Bailey, in his book Hyperfocus, suggests staying on task by immediately writing down thoughts that distract you and setting them aside to deal with later. To-don’t list. Steve Jobs once said,...

Dear DW, I am accused of being aggressive at work. I feel like I am just being assertive. How can I get heard and accepted? Signed, Wrongfully Labeled Dear Wrongfully, “Aggressive” is a label commonly used to describe Black women who voice their opinions about something or raise awareness about...

The impact of COVID-19 on employees has highlighted the need for prioritizing soft skills By Patricia Guadalupe Barrie Lynn Tapia is a lawyer in Washington, DC, with her own practice specializing in child neglect cases and immigration law. In addition to the requisite bachelor’s and law degrees, she...

Women have made some gains in Corporate America. In fact, the percentage of women in the C-suite increased by 5 percent between 2016 and 2021, according to the study Women in the Workplace 2021, conducted by McKinsey and LeanIn.org. Yet the percentage of women of...

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