Women today, and especially those born between 1980 and 1994 — the Millennial Generation — make up the vast majority of university graduates and half of the educated workforce, according to a May 2016 report noted by the Chicago Tribune. However, despite major advancements in education and social perception of the “fairer sex,” women still face a number of obstacles in their fight for labor equality. Women continue to be paid less than their male counterparts, and have not made the progress rightfully expected in our modern society.Continue reading
It’s not always simple to just go for your dream job, especially with the unique challenges that women face in the workplace. From being overlooked for promotions and getting paid less money on the dollar than men, it’s safe to say being a working woman isn’t easy. Even though these facts can be discouraging, it is important that you still try to break through that glass ceiling and go for the career you want. Here are a few suggestions to help you along the way!