2018/10/02: one reason college-educated white women are more likely to perceive discrimination is because they are more exposed than blue-collar women to occupations and workplaces where they are competing with men. Women without college degrees, she notes, often "tend to get tracked into gender-segregated labor markets" such as home health care, where they are performing jobs held primarily by women and thus competing mostly against other women for advancement. By contrast, she says, college-educated women are often competing directly against men.
"When women and men are tracked into similar careers ... that's when it becomes a little more evident the role that discrimination plays in the economy and in people's career opportunities," she says.
2018/09/12: after a new report revealing a more than 25% rise in U.S. suicides since 2000, some called for new antidepressants, but that only buys into the mainstream notion that "mental illness" is primarily physiological in nature, caused by a "broken" brain.
we must move beyond a focus on the individual and think of well-being as a social issue.
economic inequality could be a significant contributor to mental illness.
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When we get a resume, in Word, from job applicants, we put it in the hex editor and go right to the end to see what else they've been writing.
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Many workers in app-based businesses are being wrongly classified as independent contractors.
At the urging of edu-consigliere Richard Rasmus (former CEO, K12, Inc., Calvert Education), I sat down this Spring with Ted Dintersmith, partner emeritus at Charles River Ventures (CRV) and author - with Tony Wagner (The Global Achievement Gap) - of Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the New Innovation Era. Ted is also the executive producer of a documentary by the same name. Our setting was SXSWedu, where my edu-doc, Crotty's Kids, debuted last year.
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Even though America claims to be a society based on hard work and meritocracy, rewards go only to those with the right college degree.
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A California woman is suing her former employer for firing her after she uninstalled an app on her company issued phone which tracked her location every moment. The woman claims she was being monitored even while she was not working and likened the experience to being a prisoner wearing an ankle bracelet.
Chances are, no venture capital pitch deck you've ever seen had a slide entitled "Worker Classification." And yet, many companies in the "sharing economy" or "on-demand economy" (ODE) rely on workforces whose legal status may be in jeopardy.
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The terrible injustice of Jerrie Cobb, who deserved to be the first female astronaut, yet never made it to space at all. There are some stories that have truly captured the collective imagination of