Gender Bias

News and Articles About Gender Bias

How to Stop Unconscious Bias Before It Starts, Against the People You Hire
Inspiring Your Team

How to Stop Unconscious Bias Before It Starts, Against the People You Hire

Research shows that candidates who are different from an otherwise homogenous group of finalists stand little chance of getting hired, even if they are the most qualified.
Heather R. Huhman
Women Won't Have Equal Numbers of Board Seats Until 2055, New Study Finds
Women in Business

Women Won't Have Equal Numbers of Board Seats Until 2055, New Study Finds

The Equilar Gender Diversity Index looks at the female representation on the boards of the biggest companies in the United States.
Nina Zipkin
We Didn't Put a Woman in the White House. But What About Women in the Workplace?
Women Leaders

We Didn't Put a Woman in the White House. But What About Women in the Workplace?

For her new book, 'Earning It,' a WSJ journalist talked to 50-plus female corporate trailblazers about the experiences they had on their way up.
Joann S. Lublin
New Study Finds the Global Gender Pay Gap Won't Be Closed Until 2186
Gender Gap

New Study Finds the Global Gender Pay Gap Won't Be Closed Until 2186

The World Economic Forum breaks down how far we have to go in its latest Global Gender Gap report.
Nina Zipkin
Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In 2.0 and Corporate Gender Bias
Gender Bias

Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In 2.0 and Corporate Gender Bias

Research finds we are still 100 years away from gender equality in the C-suite. That's unacceptable.
Jonathan Segal
3 Ways to Listen Better and Become a More Effective Communicator
Communication Strategies

3 Ways to Listen Better and Become a More Effective Communicator

Leaders should engage a greater number of voices in the conversation and seek to understand the emotional motivations at play.
Thuy Sindell and Milo Sindell
For Women in Tech, Bias Runs Deeper Than Most Think
Gender Bias

For Women in Tech, Bias Runs Deeper Than Most Think

A VC's recent suggestion that women in tech use an initial instead of a first name to escape bias grated on many readers.
Lylan Masterman
4 Words That Reinforce the Gender Gap at Work
Women Entrepreneurs

4 Words That Reinforce the Gender Gap at Work

Backhanded compliments rooted in outdated perceptions are another subtle restraint on women rising at work.
Debrah Lee Charatan
Startups Are the Best Place for Women in Business
Make More Happen

Startups Are the Best Place for Women in Business

The hyper-speed, collaborative nature of the startup environment means that all hands must be on deck.
Allison Gage
This is What Happens When You Adopt Equal Pay Legislation
equal pay

This is What Happens When You Adopt Equal Pay Legislation

Take a page from the state legislatures active in this regard. Make work and compensation fair for your own employees.
Matt Straz
Workforce Discrimination Is Costing Business $64 Billion Every Year
Workplace Diversity

Workforce Discrimination Is Costing Business $64 Billion Every Year

Raising the issue of job discrimination usually falls to those who are hurt most. Everybody else wants to change the subject.
Michael Welp
Success In the Workplace Is Not a Zero-Sum Game
Women in Business

Success In the Workplace Is Not a Zero-Sum Game

Only good things can come from supporting each other at each and every turn.
Falon Fatemi & Katie Jansen
Sponsorship Has More Promise for Executive Diversity Than Mentorship
Workplace Diversity

Sponsorship Has More Promise for Executive Diversity Than Mentorship

There is a new way to promote diversity in the executive ranks.
Hugh Welsh
Overcoming Unconscious Bias Is Key to Building an Inclusive Team
Inclusion

Overcoming Unconscious Bias Is Key to Building an Inclusive Team

HR pros recognize an unconscious bias as a driving factor underlying homogenous workforces.
Christi Downes