Career Strategies for Women: 4 Tips for Success

Becoming successful at what you do is no easy task. The journey can be twice as hard if you're a woman seeking to climb the career ladder in a male-dominated business world. There’s no straightforward formula for achieving success in your career. But it's essential to have your own strategy based on your career demands and goals. Developing your success strategy on tried and tested principles can make the process a little more manageable. Here are four success tips for career women. 1. Focus … [Read more...]

3 Common Causes of Workplace Stress

Stress in the workplace isn’t a new concept, nor is it uncommon. According to Britain’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE), workplace stress is on the rise, reaching new heights that weren't seen pre-pandemic. No matter what industry you work in, or what your job is, there is a very high chance that you experience stress in the workplace, even occasionally. The problem with stress is that it results in negative effects mentally and physically, and so it shouldn’t be swept under the rug. Here … [Read more...]

Impact on Employment for Women in Engineering, STEM Career

ARaymond shares Insights on How they are Investing in Education for Women: In view of the increasing shortage of skilled workers, women are an important target group when recruiting for many manufacturing and engineering companies. We spoke to Franziska Gempp (32), HR Manager, at the international automotive supplier ARaymond in Lörrach, Germany, and the trained technical draftswoman Yvonne Maschat (34) about how the specialist for fastening and assembly solutions is doing at its German … [Read more...]

Women World Banking Leadership Program – Apply Extended

Application deadline extended! ​​​​​​​​​​The Leadership & Diversity Program for Regulators is now accepting applications on a rolling basis. Join our 12-week program that equips senior officials (gender inclusive) from central banks and other regulatory agencies in emerging markets with the skills to create an enabling environment for women’s financial inclusion and develop women leaders within their institutions. From May 2 - July 29, participants join a series of interactive, live … [Read more...]

Women Who Code – Mentoring Girls to Code is Key

Coding is not, and has never been, gender-specific. Some of the very first programmers in history were women! By learning code at an early age, girls develop a better grasp for the technology, which helps them find better solutions and manage failure. Teaching girls to code gives children the chance to experience the feeling of failure, so that they learn not to give up when something doesn't work out, but rather begin again. Coding helps girls with academic performance and problem … [Read more...]

Women in Finance Build Global Sustainability

Sustainable Finance Sustainable Finance is the process of taking due account of environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations when making investment decisions in the financial sector, leading to increased longer-term investments into sustainable economic activities and projects (European Commission). The Global Program on Sustainability promotes the use of high quality-data and analysis on natural capital, ecosystem services and sustainability to better inform decisions made … [Read more...]

Globalization Trending in Business 2022

If there’s one thing that’s for certain, it’s that the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted small and medium-sized businesses across the globe. Many small businesses had to pivot and shift accordingly and creatively in order to stay afloat in this post-pandemic world. Can the Internet Save our "Ma & Pa" Business? We can all watch the collapse of our brick and mortar small business fronts more each day; and these entrepreneurs may need to transit into the world of the internet accepting that … [Read more...]

Why Women in STEM Need to Step Up

Men and women have near identical human capital to offer at college graduation; then what happens... Suggested STEM Careers for Young Women? STEM Careers 1. Actuary 2. Aerospace Engineer 3. AI and Computer Scientist 4. Anthropologist & Archeologist 5. Astronaut 6. Astronomer 7. Biochemist & Biophysicist 8. Biomedical Engineer Although there has been an increase in the number of women in STEM careers, there are still many challenges we face that can make it intimidating … [Read more...]

How to Get More Women into The Logistics and Trucking Industry

Long-distance driving and delivery are a sector that is seeing huge growth, and one of the specific aspects has resulted in the diversification of the industry and an increase in equality in driver training. One of the biggest specific changes regarding this equality and diversity that is being seen is the rise and rise of the female long-distance, courier and delivery driver. This gender equality has been an ongoing process for a while; however, it has not taken route in the driver and … [Read more...]

8 Female Industries That Need To Be Supported

Women are still vastly outnumbered in many industries, but there are also plenty of female-friendly fields. Not only are there more female-led fields than ever before, but women are making ways in traditionally male-dominated industries, especially in the professional realm. Why is Supporting Female-Friendly Industries Important? Supporting female-friendly industries is more than just a way to sell products; it's also a way to support and encourage women who are making changes in … [Read more...]

Women & Feminism in the Technology Realm

Comparing the number of women to men working in the tech field leaves a lot to be desired. Even though women working in the tech industry continue to grow, with a lot of them taking up jobs in systems administration, software development, and business seo service, to name a few, there is still room for improvement. Taking a rough look at the CEOs of top tech giants across the globe such as Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, and Google’s Sundar Pichai shows how … [Read more...]

Getting Your Music Out into the World – What You Need to Know

You may have decided that a career as a professional musician is the ideal option for you. But getting there is not always easy, since you need to work hard to get your music noticed and out into the world. This can be easier said than done, and it’s not uncommon for musicians to feel like they may have hit a point where there is nothing much else for them to do when it comes to reaching their music career goals. But whatever the situation that you are in, doing nothing will never get you … [Read more...]

OCTOBER: NATIONAL WOMEN’S SMALL BUSINESS MONTH

In celebration of National Women's Small Business Month, below are some interesting stats that show just how women are on the move. Women entrepreneurs statistics show that 252 million entrepreneurs out of approximately 582 million in the world are female. Added to 153 million women who have already been running businesses, we can see the impact of women on business. Research also shows that women now account for 41% of the global workforce and control more than $20 trillion in annual … [Read more...]

Essential Skillset Needed to Lead as an Excellent Clinical Nurse

Nursing is a highly skilled job requiring a mixture of hard and soft skills. Hard skills are those that are related to specific technical knowledge, such as assessing a group of symptoms and making a diagnosis and knowing how to efficiently apply bandages on broken bones. Soft skills, on the other hand, are less-defined skills that are more akin to innate characteristics, but can still be built upon if they need strengthening. Perhaps the most important soft skills in the nursing profession … [Read more...]

Female at the Forefront of Male-Dominated iGaming Industry

The history of gambling has always been dominated by men—from the top casino executives to the dealers and players. The rise of women empowerment in the past few decades has led to the involvement of more women in the gambling industry. Even with this, it can be said that the gambling industry is still largely male-dominated. But this does not stop women from performing crucial roles within the gambling sector, which has seen a surge in demand over the past several years, with iGaming or … [Read more...]

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