Archives for Women in Business

News & Insights about Closing the Leadership Gender Gap

By Susan L. Colantuono News & Insights about Closing the Leadership Gender Gap Women don’t want to talk about it… men don’t want to own up to it. The far too silent barrier to women’s advancement is the dynamic of Non-Parental Gender-Based Role Expectations. Here’s why. About 10 years ago when we systematically started tracking gender dynamics, we didn’t specifically ask about outright harassment because most companies’ anti-harassment policies and practices seemed to be working fairly well. Instead we asked about overall “gender-based role expectations (non-parental)” and the dynamics of women being seen and treated as: sex objects (through the lens
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Arbill Success Story

Arbill Success Story By Julie Copeland President & CEO | Arbill   After earning a B.S. from Syracuse University, Newhouse School of Communications and an M.B.A from Temple University, Fox Business School, Julie started with Arbill Industries. From her start she worked diligently towards the goal of keeping workers safe. In 2005, Julie became CEO and has driven incredible growth for the company. Under her leadership, Arbill has expanded to a national footprint, created its own safety product line (Truline), added EH&S consulting / training and developed an innovative new safety technology, Vantage Predictive Analytics, that helps identify which employees are
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The Importance of Building Collaborative Networks at Work

By Julia E Hubbel The Importance of Building Collaborative Networks at Work   In a world where Facebook rules, Instagram proffers lies about our perfect lives, and the promise of connectedness through social media is singularly isolating, there is still one great truth about work success. Human networks. Let’s be clear here. I’m not talking about how many so-called “friends” you have through your social media outlets. How many folks you pepper with emails when the report is late. This is that set of both internal and external connections that we nurture over time, provide value to, allow to support us and
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Global Planners Success Story

Global Planners Success Story By Megan Buzzetta President & CEO | Buzz Registration  Global Planners, Inc. (GPI) and it’s subsidiary, BUZZ Registration are WBE-certified companies that support the meeting and events industry. GPI provides meeting planning services, while BUZZ specializes in event registration management. The founder, Megan Buzzetta, has a success story to inspire any woman that with hard work, focus and dedication, you can accomplish your own personal dreams, and most importantly, mentor, guide and build other woman up along the way. Megan launched GPI in the fall of 2000, in a spare bedroom of her home, with a
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Workforce Evolution & Untapped Top Talent

By  Arlene Donovan Workforce Evolution & Untapped Top Talent   The missing link in today’s workplace reflects a significant exclusion of individuals age 45 and older and is present across all industries. This deficiency or some would say exclusion is seen in sectors from universities to hospitals, service providers to practitioners, and faith-based to non-profits. Mature workers are having a difficult time getting hired. The U.S. Department of Labor has taken all of the data into account in its latest projections of labor force participation and according to these estimates, there will even be slight declines in participation among those aged
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