Faculty & Leadership Blog / Tag: Careers

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Make Sure The Pay Gap Becomes History

This week the Senate failed to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act.  That’s the act that would have required organizations to demonstrate that any salary differences between men and women doing the same jobs are not gender-related.   Why would such an act even be necessary?  Don’t we already have the 1963 Equal Pay Act requiring that…

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Where Will You Be in Five Years?

Professor Joseph Weintraub writes in Harvard Business Review about responding to the familiar interview question: “Where Will You Be in Five Years?” Principles to Remember Do: First, do the contemplative work to develop a personal answer to the question Understand what the interviewer is trying to gather from your response Shorten the timeframe of the…