Being a woman in the business world has not always easy. Years of struggling for equality in the workforce have helped us gain steady ground, though, and today the face of business is a lot of feminine than it ever has been before.
An impressive 51% of all management and professional positions are now held by women! As women become more dominant in big business, one challenge is making yourself stand out amongst your lady peers. What do the most successful women in business do to set themselves apart? Read on to find out.
More women than ever are working or filling part-time jobs, leaving behind mounting household chores, according to the study "Overworked and Underemployed" published in The American Prospect. Without the ability to focus on maintaining laundry, groceries, dinner and bills, both men and women are now working around the clock.
Consider that there is no longer any reason that women should have any different pay or opportunity than men anymore, and that the availability of tech jobs is skyrocketing, and suddenly you'll see where the chance for breaking through for women in tech industries is going to be soon.
The total investment of angel investing in 2014 reached $24.1 billion with 73,400 entrepreneurial ventures receiving funding, according to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire.
Although this showed a 2.8 percent decrease from 2013, the numbers still show strong activity with investors looking for new business. But with thousands to millions at stake, investors are more discerning than ever on who they want to fund.
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