A new report indicates the wage gap in the US is closing, at least when it comes to the salaries of new hires. Women who were new hires were offered salaries comparable to about 96% of their male counterparts, indicating the lowest difference, 4%, it’s ever been. That’s according to […]
Sign up here to receive our newsletter Gender at Work in your inbox twice a month. This month Insider Inc. – my employer – released data on employee compensation. The results were, in a word, disappointing. Across the company, the median salary for all female employees is $US75,000. For all […]
A new survey by Insider and Morning Consult asked men and women what life events they have delayed because of money concerns. Women were significantly more likely to delay three life events: having a medical procedure, buying a home, and quitting a job. Men were significantly more likely to delay […]
America’s student-loan debt crisis is hurting women more than men. Women carry more than half of the nation’s $US1.7 trillion student-loan debt – and it takes them longer to pay it off because of the gender pay gap. Women also feel worse about their student-loan debt: they’re more stressed by […]
Demand for female-dominated jobs – like nursing and teaching – is increasing, but women continue to get paid less than men, according to a new report from The New York Times. More American women than men have at least a bachelor’s degree in the first quarter of 2019, according to […]
Women graduate with $US2,700 more student debt than men, according to a new report by the American Association of University Women. Women hold more bachelor’s degrees than men in the US, but face more difficulty paying off loans. Greater debt is one of many barriers keeping women from earning as […]
The gender wage gap is worse among older Americans than younger Americans. The median female worker in her 20s and 30s earns over 80 cents for every dollar the median male worker of her age earns, but women in their 40s, 50s, and 60s make much less than their male […]
World Economic Forum says the global gender gap will take 108 years to close around the world. When it comes to economic gender disparities, the gap will take in excess of 200 years to eliminate. The WEF’s survey shows that Iceland has the lowest gender gap, while the highest gap […]
At Business Insider, we believe in the power of digital to connect people in powerful ways. But that doesn’t mean we don’t get the unique value – and excitement – of face-to-face communication. Our IGNITION conference is the place to renew your enthusiasm about your work, your industry, and the […]
In 2015, Cindy Robbins raised the issue of a gender pay gap at Salesforce to CEO Marc Benioff, along with her colleague Leyla Seka. Both had been recently promoted and wondered why it wasn’t easier for women to get ahead at Salesforce, Robbins told Business Insider. They persuaded Benioff to […]
Two months from now we’ll be kicking off our ninth annual IGNITION conference in New York City. We’re excited to announce the latest round of additions to our packed agenda. Prolific entrepreneur Mark Cuban will return to the stage after speaking at 2014’s event. He’ll be joined by Felicity Conrad […]
Despite efforts to close the gender wage gap, it’s getting bigger. Women now earn on average 57% of what men earn globally. Some countries like Iceland and the UK have national initiatives aimed at increasing pay equality. Financially, countries and the world would benefit from closing the gender pay gap. […]
April 10 is Equal Pay Day, a symbolic day meant to bring awareness to the gender wage gap in the United States. Overall, American women make 80.5% of the median salary for men. The disparity varies widely by state and race. Wyoming has the widest gender wage gap in the […]
Et tu, Safra?
When Oracle meets for...
In a world first, Iceland recently proposed a...
The wage gap between blacks and whites is...
While some countries are making progress towards equal pay, the rest of the world is seeing a bigger gender pay gap than ever. In just about every occupation in the US, women earn less than men. Globally, women earn on average 57% of what men earn. So how do we […]