Women rule the workplace. Well, almost. The number of employed women outnumbered men in Canada in 2009 for the first time. One reason: Education. More women than men graduate from university in Canada. As a result, more women are becoming the primary breadwinners in their families.
There are now more working women than men in this country and many are the family's main breadwinner, but obstacles remain in their quest for career equality.
This year, American women will pass a major milestone: They will surpass men in the workplace. Canadian women passed the 50% threshold last year. The gender revolution has quietly overtaken us.
Success or failure of a firm should not rest solely on the CEO's shouldersMike Zafirovski, president and chief executive of Nortel Networks Corp., once wore the halo of corporate saviour with employees and shareholders putting faith in the former Motorola executive to turn the ailing company around.
The financial sector realizes there is a business case to be made for shattering the glass ceiling.
The election of the first African-American U. S. president lets all Americans tell their children to aspire to any role.
This is more than a story about numbers. However, the numbers are significant -- impressive, even. And they make a compelling business case for why more women should occupy the executive suite in companies across the land and hold more seats around board-of-director tables.
For all our advances, we still judge women and men differently Ernst & Young's Fiona Macfarlane has thought a lot of why so few woman hold top level positions.
Some gains, but 93% of top officers are men. A 50% jump in the number of women holding top corporate jobs in Canada is a sign of progress but women are still facing significant employment barriers, a Toronto recruitment firm says.
The old boys' network appears to be alive and well in corporate Canada, as less than 5% of the highest-paid executives at the country's largest companies are women, new research suggests.
Receiving a call from a headhunter can put you on the path to landing that dream opportunity -- or it can lead to frustration, rejection and disappointment. Over the years, I have seen a lot of strong candidates miss out on great job opportunities because they did not fully understand the process and the role of the recruiter.
With the firing of Carly Fiorina yesterday, Hewlett-Packard Co. can take a couple different paths to find a new president and chief executive.