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THE HIDDEN NETWORKING GAP BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN

THE HIDDEN NETWORKING GAP BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN The difference in the way men and women approach networking can have a big impact on career opportunities. Here are six ways women can leverage their connections for the same kind of boost men enjoy. By Lisa Rabasca Roepe It’s been said that it’s not what you know [...]

By |2018-12-19T00:09:04+00:00December 19th, 2018|Career Corner, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

How Women Manage the Gendered Norms of Leadership

How Women Manage the Gendered Norms of Leadership By Wei Zheng, Ronit Kark, and Alyson Meister A wealth of research shows that female leaders, much more than their male counterparts, face the need to be warm and nice (what society traditionally expects from women), as well as competent or tough (what society traditionally expects from men and leaders). The problem is [...]

By |2018-11-29T18:58:42+00:00November 29th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Career Corner, Exclusives, Featured|2 Comments

Graduation Day for the First Class of the NW Women’s Leadership Academy

Graduation Day for the First Class of the NW Women’s Leadership Academy By Rachael Fuller & Jessica Harper Thirty women in local government throughout the state of Oregon wrapped up a 10-month leadership program in November. The program, which began in February, 2018, provided women with in-person opportunities to enhance skills and competencies, build confidence, [...]

4 Questions That Can Help You Build Your Leadership Presence

4 Questions That Can Help You Build Your Leadership Presence By Homaira Kabir, Ellevate Network Many high-potential women can relate to a fuzzy concept in their performance reviews: leadership presence. They’re told that a lack of it is holding them back from being promoted to senior positions. But they’re rarely told what they can do to build [...]

By |2018-11-21T01:47:11+00:00November 21st, 2018|#CareerCorner, Career Corner, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

Should Women Be More Worried About The Glass Cliff Than The Glass Ceiling?

By knowing that the glass cliff exists, we can not only avoid falling off it, but climb above it. By Amanda Marcovitch, Forbes guest writer As women, we shouldn’t solely strive to shatter the glass ceiling. We must also avoid tumbling down the glass cliff. What’s the glass cliff, you ask? British comedian Sandi Toksvig explained it [...]

By |2018-11-14T00:55:50+00:00November 14th, 2018|#CareerCorner, Career Corner, Educate, Encourage, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Want Equality? Make New Dads Stay Home

Want Equality? Make New Dads Stay Home: Mandatory paternity leave would help close the wage gap and strengthen family bonds By Joanne Lipman, former chief content officer of Gannett and editor-in-chief of USA Today When Jeremy Doyle and his wife had a baby boy last year, he took 12 weeks of paternity leave. Not many new [...]

By |2018-10-02T00:23:01+00:00October 1st, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LWG Interview: All You Need To Know About The Northwest Women’s Leadership Academy

LWG Interview: All You Need To Know About The Northwest Women's Leadership Academy By LWG Editor The NW Women’s Leadership Academy is an exciting pilot program officially sponsored by the Washington City-County Management Association (WCMA) to advance women from a variety of backgrounds in local government into leadership roles. League CAO, Pam Antil sat down with [...]

By |2018-07-05T19:28:50+00:00July 5th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOW ONE COMMUNITY IS WORKING TOWARDS PAY EQUITY

HOW ONE COMMUNITY IS WORKING TOWARDS PAY EQUITY By Shelley Beiting, Executive Director, Columbus Women's Commission  The Columbus (Ohio) Women’s Commission, chaired by First Lady Shannon Ginther, is an advisory body to Mayor Andrew J. Ginther. The Commission works to advance the economic well-being of women in our community; is focused on key issues, and directly [...]

By |2018-05-31T23:05:21+00:00May 31st, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

Career Corner: GovHR USA President, Heidi Voorhees’ Best Tips for Developing a Resume

GovHR USA President, Heidi Voorhees' Best Tips for Developing a Resume By Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHR USA I’ve had the opportunity to review thousands of resumes in my career as an executive recruiter. I am often asked about what candidates should include or avoid in their resumes. These are my Top 10 Tips: Develop a chronological [...]

By |2018-05-16T05:09:58+00:00May 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LWG Interview with new League of Women in Government President, Ashley Jacobs

LWG Interview with new League of Women in Government President & Aiken County, SC Assistant County Administrator, Ashley Jacobs By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Ashley Jacobs, Assistant County Administrator - Aiken County, SC and newly elected President of the League of Women in Government. Ashley shared her thoughts on what's needed in organizations to [...]