Young Women Leave Jobs for More Money

New York magazine’s Ann Friedman recently offered advice for employers who’d like to attract and retain top female talent: “Pay us enough that if you were to accidentally email the entire office a spreadsheet containing everyone’s salary, you wouldn’t be ashamed.” The column, “One Weird Trick To Keep Female Employees From Quitting,” highlighted a psychological effect of wage disparities: They’re a real morale killer. Friedman cited a...

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At the Hospitals: March 20, 2016
Mar20

At the Hospitals: March 20, 2016

OB/GYN Doctor Joins Women’s Care Center Lebanon — Dr. Rebecca Evans has joined the Women’s Care Center at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. The center now has four physicians and three midwives. Evans is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of Notre Dame in...

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Tampon Tax: Does Being Female in U.S. Carry Unfair Costs?
Mar13

Tampon Tax: Does Being Female in U.S. Carry Unfair Costs?

New York — Margo Seibert and Natalie Brasington don’t think women should have to pay a “period tax,” and like a growing number of other women, they are publicly questioning whether being female in the U.S. carries unfair costs. The pair are among five New York City women who filed a lawsuit last week arguing that it was unconstitutional for the state to levy sales tax on tampons and sanitary napkins while offering medical product...

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Women and Business: Perfecting the Perfect Pitch
Jan05

Women and Business: Perfecting the Perfect Pitch

What better way to start the New Year than with a resolution to improve your business pitch? For that matter, even if you do not have a business to promote, you still need a pitch. You may have to introduce yourself at a social gathering, for example. How do you make yourself interesting? In my research for last month’s column on business networking, I discovered Dartmouth College’s DEN Innovation Center and its Digital Arts,...

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Women Are Out-Earning Men in Corporate Finance
Dec20

Women Are Out-Earning Men in Corporate Finance

Women may be badly outnumbered in the top ranks of corporate America, but at least they aren’t underpaid. Compensation for female chief financial officers at S&P 500 companies last year outpaced that of their male counterparts, according to an analysis by executive compensation firm Equilar and the Associated Press. It follows a similar trend seen with female CEOs in recent years. The median pay for female CFOs last year rose...

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