Mothers are 79% less likely to be hired, only half as likely to be promoted, offered an average of $11,000 less in salary and held to higher performance and punctuality standards than an identical woman without children. By Joan C. Williams (Author, The New Girls’ Network) Advice literature for women is a crowded field and [...]
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“People expect mothers to be less committed and therefore give them less responsibility and pay them less from the start.” By Joan C. Williams & Rachel Dempsey (Authors, The New Girls’ Network) An article in this weekend’s New York Times shed some more light on Silicon Valley’s worst-kept secret: it has a woman problem. Its [...]