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The 3 Personality Types Successful Women Surround Themselves With At Work (Refinery29)
It's one thing to have an amazing idea, but there's no way you have all the skills in place to make that idea into the best reality it can be. LinkedIn careers expert Darain Faraz says: "As you go through your career – whatever stage you’re at – having a strong network is really crucial to helping you achieve your own version of success."
Women Ask For Raises As Often As Men, But Are Less Likely To Get Them (Harvard Business Review)
Women who asked obtained a raise 15 percent of the time, while men obtained a pay increase 20 percent of the time. While that may sound like a modest difference, over a lifetime it really adds up.
I'm A Creative But I Can't Find Inspiration In The Office (The Guardian)
I find that employees (and most humans in general) aren’t as vocal as they should be about what they require. Unless you communicate your needs, how can your boss meet them? Give them a chance to establish a working environment that is conducive to creative thinking.