We live in a society where people are obsessed with early achievement, but most of us don’t explode out of the gates right away. Here’s an interesting post from Ideas.Ted that will have you thinking about your own self-doubt in a different way:
Most of us have had minor setbacks at work. But how do you recover from a setback so big that it causes you to lose your job or completely derails your career? An up-to-date LinkedIn profile is not enough.
Despite increased attention to gender disparities in the workplace, indefensible differences in salary between women and men persist in medicine. One national study of academic physicians in 24 public medical schools found that female physicians make about 10% less than their male counterparts at all academic ranks, even after adjusting for specialty, hours worked, and other variables.
Source: Research: Women Score Higher Than Men in Most Leadership Skills
According to an analysis of thousands of 360-degree reviews, women outscored men on 17 of the 19 capabilities that differentiate excellent leaders from average or poor ones. Here’s some very interesting research about gender and leadership. Read on to see if this aligns with your experience:
If there is one thing that makes the job hunt awkward, it’s money and how to handle the conversation of wages and salary. Fortunately, or perhaps, unfortunately, this is a shared awkwardness. While this means that we’re not alone in this struggle, it also may mean that learning to adequately market your abilities is also challenging. Here’s some advice for what to stop doing right now, and how to handle future conversations more effectively.