Female CEOs in Fortune 500 reach all-time high | Arianna Huffington: What you can do to beat burnout | Promote women to bring more talent to a company
May 21, 2019
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Female CEOs in Fortune 500 reach all-time high
The Fortune 500 now includes 33 companies with female CEOs -- the highest tally ever recorded. Multiple women have been named to CEO posts at large companies in the past year, including Beth Ford at Land O'Lakes and Corie Barry at Best Buy.
CNBC (5/16) 
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Arianna Huffington: What you can do to beat burnout
Burnout is not a prerequisite for success, and it can lead to negative consequences in the long term, panelists said at a recent event in New York City. "Scientifically, the delusion that we need to burn out to succeed is unsupported by any data," said Thrive Global CEO Arianna Huffington, who noted the importance of limiting smartphone use.
NBC News (5/17) 
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Promote women to bring more talent to a company
Companies win when they encourage, develop and promote women, writes Joel Garfinkle. "When enterprising, motivated and brilliant women see themselves represented amongst the ranks of your leadership, they'll know they've found a place where they too can achieve great things -- a win-win for employees and the company," he writes.
SmartBrief/Leadership (5/20) 
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These podcasts from women CEOs provide advice and motivation
Podcasts, like this list of 10 from women CEOs, provide valuable information, inspiration and motivation to entrepreneurs, Erika Ashley writes. This list includes "Raising the Bar" starting Alli Webb of Drybar fame, "Swipe Up" from Katherine McDermott, an influencer, and Jen Casey of "Inner Boss," which often features interviews with women founders.
Entrepreneur online (5/14) 
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Women hedge fund leaders hit sector glass ceiling
Although women led a number of significant hedge fund launches this year, they face many more obstacles than their male counterparts, writes Lindsay Fortado.
Financial Times (subscription required) (5/15) 
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Women's labor force participation on the rise
Women joined the workforce at a faster pace than men between 2015 and 2018, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employers are offering higher pay and attractive benefits as they grapple with a historically low unemployment rate.
National Public Radio (5/20) 
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How flextime can impede your career
Flexible working arrangements seem advantageous for both employee and employer, but these arrangements might come with stigmas that inhibits career progression.
Fast Company online (5/15) 
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