Men, women face different standards in work-related parenting requests
Want to work flex time to take care of your kids? The impression that creates in your office depends on whether you're a man or a woman, a study found. First, the good news: Men who ask for flexible work arrangements to care for their children are "very likely" to have their requests granted.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Ron Burgundy Would Like You to Report to the Career Center
But in a tight job market for new graduates, the people who run college career centers are resorting to attention-grabbing gimmicks-from popcorn to puppies-to get students in the door. The hope, directors say, is that getting students in early and often will get them thinking about internships sooner and equip them for what could be a long hunt for full-time jobs.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Salaries for 2014 Grads Are Greater Than Expectations
This year's college graduates are earning more than they expected to in their first jobs out of school.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
10 Hot photos of LPGA golfer Austin Ernst in 2014
The following is a bio and slideshow of 10 hot photos of LPGA golfer Austin Ernst in 2014.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Author Mark Gunnells takes us into the pages of Outcast
SOMEONE TO TRUST...ISN'T ALWAYS EASY... OUR GUEST IS INTRODUCING US TO A FICTIONAL CHARACTER WITH SPECIAL POWERS...BUT SOME REAL-LIFE MESSAGES.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Daily Policy Digest
Grade Inflation Rampant on College Campuses
Grade inflation is a serious problem in colleges and universities, contends Thomas Lindsay in a new report for the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Hyperlocal Chat App Yik Yak Bets Big On Anonymity
Tyler Drolls and Brooks Buffington typify the 20-something tech founder of today.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Working From Home Seems More Legitimate If You Have a Kid
"How can you become a telecommuter?" asks one of a profusion of online guides on this topic.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Greenville News
Wedding: Victoria Ann Casselano & Stephen Chase Campbell
The ceremony was held on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at half past five in the evening at the Daniel Memorial Chapel at Furman University.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Looks Back at the '70s and the DOCUMERICA Photography Project
Images of everyday life in 1970s America evoke disco dancing and inflation, protests and bell-bottoms, gas shortages and suburban sprawl.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Women Seeking Flextime Pay Heavier Price Than Men
Women who ask to work from home or work nontraditional hours to fulfill family responsibilities are less likely than men to have their requests approved, according to a study presented here last week at the 109th annual American Sociological Association meeting.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Why Employers Favor Dads Asking for Flexibility
New research shows working dads receive an advantage over working moms when they request flexible hours to care for their kids.
Women Seeking Work-Life Balance Are Perceived Less Positively; Add...
Moms who want to leave work early to care for their children may be seen less positively than dads who request time off.
How Parenthood Benefits Men In The Workplace -- But Not Necessarily Women
When Max Schireson stepped down to from his post as CEO of MongoDB to spend more time with his family this month, many asked : Why are fathers left out of the work-life balance debate ? Perhaps, as new research suggests, dads don't face the same challenges as moms when it comes to asking employers to work around their schedules.
In Quest for Work-Life Balance, Men Tend to Win Out
A new study shows that when asking for flexible work arrangements, especially for childcare-related reasons, men are more likely to have an advantage.