What were the hot topics of 2013 for women in business? Looking back at the Women on Business archives from the past 12 months, a few topics take the lead: leadership, the business gender gap (including equal pay, the glass ceiling, and so on), and entrepreneurship.
Following are some of the most popular articles published on Women on Business by both contributors and readers during 2013. Take a look for a wealth of information, data, tips, and more.
Leadership and Career Development in 2013
The Path to Becoming a CEO – Infographic
This infographic visually explains the paths most Fortune 500 and S&P 500 CEOs took to land their coveted jobs. For example, did you know that most S&P 500 CEOs came from finance backgrounds (26%), and 45% of Fortune 500 CEOs served as non-executive directors on public company boards before becoming a CEO?
The Backlash Against Female Negotiators
Research finds there is a significant backlash against assertive, self-advocating female negotiators in business. Learn why and how it affects women in business.
The Art of the Elevator
Knowing how to sell yourself succinctly can prove invaluable during interviews, during business meetings, at cocktail parties and more. Learn why and how to create your elevator pitch.
Statistics Prove the Benefits of Telecommuting
While leaders at Yahoo! and HP are eliminating telecommuting, statistics continue to come out showing that telecommuting can positively affect a business when managed correctly. Check out the statistics in this article and see for yourself.
10 Worst Office Coworkers of All Time
Great leaders monitor employee behaviors to ensure the work environment is comfortable for everyone. Are the 10 worst office coworkers of all time sitting near you each day?
Gender Diversity, Equal Pay, and the Glass Ceiling
What’s She Worth? The Slow Road to Equal Pay – Infographic
Forty years and the gender pay gap still exists having closed just a bit since the 1970s. See four decades of gender pay gap statistics in this infographic.
2013 State of Women Owned Businesses Data Revealed – Infographic
Research finds that 85% of women business owners predict more women will become entrepreneurs in 2013 than in previous years. Get the details in this infographic.
Men, Women and the Glass Escalator
Is the glass ceiling a result of gender discrimination alone or do self-imposed limitations play a role, too?
Why Consultants Suck
How to stop being a consultant and start being a business owner.
Female Entrepreneurs are Making Business Boom – Infographic
More women are starting their own businesses in 2013 than ever, and that growth trend is unlikely to slow down in the near future. Get more data and details in this infographic.