Monthly Archives: August 2015

A harrowing (and hilarious) tale of an all-female workplace

6oodfella is a Scotsman, and one of my favourite audio and video bloggers. At times he’s had me in tears, laughing. A post we’ve just published – about women in male-dominated workplaces – started me thinking about pieces we’ve published … Continue reading

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Male-dominated workplaces ‘can make women ill’: Social problems from being the ‘token’ female can deregulate body’s response to stress

Give me strength. From the article: Previous findings have shown that working in male-dominated places can cause social isolation for women. It has also been linked with performance pressures, sexual harassment, and obstacles to professional mobility. Women also report experiencing … Continue reading

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Our public challenge of Ian Symes, General Manager, Right Management (UK & Ireland)

Right Management is a division of an American multinational, ManpowerGroup, dealing with executive recruitment. Ian Symes is the General Manager of Right Management (UK & Ireland). We’re about to send him our latest public challenge.

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Ann Francke, CEO of the Chartered Management Institute, wins a ‘Lying Feminist of the Month’ award

Ann Francke is the CEO of the Chartered Management Institute, which has increasingly become a feminist campaigning organization under her leadership. Our thanks to Ian for pointing us to a newspaper story concerning a CMI report about the gender pay … Continue reading

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J4MB demands an internal review by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, of the department’s response to FoI inquiries

In October, the government is expected to publish another report on ‘women on boards’. It has been widely trailed in the media that it won’t demand an increase in the infamous Davies Report (2011) target of 25% female representation on … Continue reading

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