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Ep. 021: How Women Can Win at Work (Farai Chideya)

Ep. 021: How Women Can Win at Work (Farai Chideya)

Gender unfortunately matters in the workplace. Women, on average, earn less than men in virtually every single occupation.
In 2014, female full-time workers in the United States made only 79 cents for every dollar earned by men, a gender wage gap of 21 percent. That pay gap has barely budged in 10 years and, at the current rate, it won’t close for decades to come. Women also struggle to move out of middle management and break through the glass ceiling into the highest level of leadership. 
This week on Find Your Dream Job, we discuss how women can win in the workplace. We explore the dynamics behind gender discrimination and discuss tactics woman can use to overcome systemic hurdles. We’re joined author and journalist Farai Chideya, who has written extensively about race and gender in the workplace. Her newest book, The Episodic Career, explores the future of employment, identity, and personal satisfaction.
In this 33-minute episode you will learn:

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