Less than half of women are happy with their jobs, according to a Conference Board report. Only 46.3 percent of women say they’re satisfied at work, compared to 47.8 percent of men. Just 21.4 percent of women are happy with their promotion prospects, compared to 26.1 percent of men, and only 34.3 percent are satisfied with their wages, versus 38.3 percent of men. One reason many women aren’t satisfied with their job is that they’ve fit themselves to their work rather than mold a position that fits their career goals and work preferences. Here are some ways you can position yourself to navigate more satisfying career opportunities, whether at the company you currently work for or elsewhere.
Life as a woman isn’t easy. You have so many obstacles to overcome, and if you have dreams of getting into business from a young age, the obstacles are even trickier to get through. Your sex shouldn’t define how successful you are in life. Just as race and sexual orientation should have no bearing on what a person is able to achieve in life, the same is true for being a woman.
It’s a question I’m asked all the time. With all I have on my plate ---- kids, family, running a big company, business travel….. How do I stay positive? How do I look so put together?
My answer is simple. I do it naturally.
According to Fortune, there are three ways modern women can make their way into the C-suite: securing positions in the boardroom, finding corporate mentors and workplace sponsors, and education. Indeed, business education remains one of the best paths to upper-level management, which means women in business must continue learning throughout their careers.
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