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Up and down the East Coast, offices are closing ahead of Hurricane Sandy, and millions of workers are preparing to pretend to work from home. If you’re one of them, let us distract you with this rainy-day reading list. A few of these articles are hurricane-related; others just perfect for…
The End Of The “Female-Friendly” Workplace
Increasingly, what women demand from their employers aligns with what men want, too: better work-life balance. As Hanna Rosin relates in her book The End of Men, Harvard Business Review surveys of Gen Y workers reveal both genders “want flexibility, the option to work remotely, to dip in and out of full-time, and find their work meaningful.” Women have just been historically more willing than men to ditch any workplace that doesn’t meet these demands, and suffer the career fallout that may result.
And that’s when I know it’s over. As soon as you start thinking about the beginning, it’s the end.