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Women in Japan have been told not to wear glasses at work to avoid looking "cold" and "unfeminine"

Getty Images / Atsushi Yamada Women aren't being .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2019

Women in Japan are being told not to wear glasses in the workplace — here are 5 sexist dress codes from around the world

Getty Images / Atsushi Yamada Business Insider Japan published an article in October based on a survey of more than 1,400 workers, finding that female workers were being asked to refrain from wearin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2019

Japanese women fight for the right to wear glasses to the office

The ban on glasses is the latest flash-point. In March, women railed against the requirement that they wear makeup at work, and earlier this year it was rules that require high heels......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2019

Japanese women fight for the right to wear glasses to the office

The ban on glasses is the latest flash-point. In March, women railed against the requirement that they wear makeup at work, and earlier this year it was rules that require high heels......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2019

Key Words: Japan minister says high heels are ‘necessary and appropriate’ for women at work

More than 19,000 people have signed a petition for Japan to outlaw making women wear heels at work......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 5th, 2019

I was told I couldn"t advance at work if I wanted children, and it"s something women say they hear all the time

Getty Elizabeth Warren tweeted on Tuesday a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 10th, 2019

These work flats from Cole Haan were designed with help from UMass Amherst’s Biomechanics lab — they"re so comfortable I could wear them all day

Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Cole Haan's "Grand Ambition" is to make comfortable women's dress shoes you can slip on and wear all day without a seco.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 4th, 2019

Suspect In Deadly Japan Arson Said Studio Plagiarized His Work

A 41-year-old man arrested on suspicion of Japan's worst mass killing in nearly 20 years told police that the Kyoto Animation studio had plagiarized his work, according to CNN. Police identified the man as Shinji Aoba during a F.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 21st, 2019

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them

A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 17th, 2019

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them

A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 17th, 2019

Women in tech share painful stories about getting paid less than the guy working next to them

Chasing Grace Tuesday is Equal Pay Day and it's traditional to wear red to work in soli.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 9th, 2018

The Real Reason Women Are Leaving Your Company

We're told it's because women want work-life balance. Not so......»»

Category: topSource: incMay 3rd, 2018

I"ve been wearing the same "work uniform" every day for over a year — here"s how it makes me more productive

Work uniforms are more common than one may realize — think about all of the men and women who wear suits every day. However, wearing a work uniform isn’t reserved for those required to wear professional attire for their .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 29th, 2018

She Was Told She’d Never Be Able to Be a Mother and an Executive. Now She’s CEO of a $23 Billion Company

"I'm not a quitter" Barbara Humpton entered the engineering world in the early 1980s when she says men largely dominated the field and some women even postponed having children to pursue better work opportunities. So in 1990, wh.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJul 25th, 2018

It"s an "ugly fact of life": This can sabotage your success at work

Professional women are expected to wear their hair straight and smooth......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 6th, 2018

Music industry power player: "We need all hands on deck now"

Beverly Keel wasn't raised to speak out. Like many women, she told the audience at the Nashville Business Journal's annual Women in Music City Awards Tuesday, she was taught to be a "good girl," to keep her head down and to let her work speak for i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 24th, 2018

Industry power player talks women in country music

Beverly Keel wasn't raised to speak out. Like many women, she told the audience at the Nashville Business Journal's annual Women in Music City Awards this week, she was taught to be a "good girl," to keep her head down, and to let her work speak for i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2018

How Aging Japan Defied Demographics and Revived Its Economy

Japan encouraged the elderly and women to work and broke a longstanding taboo against immigration, offering lessons for other advanced economies facing similar problems. The country is now enjoying its second-longest economic expansion since World War II......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 12th, 2019

When it"s OK to work out with a cold and when you should stay in bed

Peter Bernik/Shutterstock Whether you should workout wi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 18th, 2019

Deutsche Bank says robots are replacing workers, ramps up a plan to axe 18,000 jobs

The use of AI “massively increased productivity” while robots performed "680,000 hours of manual work," a Deutsche Bank executive told Financial News......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 18th, 2019

Most Admired CEO Michelle Sie Whitten"s for-profit biz experience informs nonprofit advocacy

Global Down Syndrome Foundation president and CEO was one of DBJ's very first Outstanding Women in Business through her work in the cable industry......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2019