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Feminization of jobs: when work performed by women pays less

To better understand the various effects that contribute to the gender pay gap, it is helpful to be familiar with the Comparable Worth Index. In essence, it states that as women's occupational requirements increase, the wages do not rise as much as in comparable jobs for men. In “male”occupations, wages increase by 6.4% for every higher requirement, and only 4.7% for women. Many do not know about this - and that’s why we dedicated an article to this subject.

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Self-branding lessons from Adidas

There is a lot we can learn from lifestyle brands. They position their company very well - and so can you! All that it takes is a little self-branding effort. Think of yourself as a virtual brand, a person whose online profile impacts which kinds of jobs and other opportunities she / he will be offered.

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Role models are never out of fashion

Who is a role model? It can be someone that is very much alive (Lady Gaga, anyone?) or someone that has lived in a previous century (Nofretete, the Egyptian queen? Hypatia, Hellenian astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher?). It does not matter. You can have several role models or only admire one.

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No capital without human capital

Without an adequate human capital it is very hard to achieve financial capital. Human capital is the current value of your future earnings. Therefore investing in your human capital pays off in the long-term. Staying up to date, learning new things and connecting with other professionals and humans increases your human capital day by day.

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