Equal Pay: Yep, We Still Don’t Earn a Man’s Dollar

5 ways to combat the gender pay gap for Equal Pay Day

Getting a new job offer is usually a good thing. It means you passed the interview, beat out other candidates, and have a new beginning to look forward to. But before you sign on the dotted line and get ready for your first day, there’s some things you should know about your compensation. The data is in, and ladies, there’s a serious gender pay gap: Women are paid, on average, 20% less than men (and it’s worse for women of color). That’s a big difference. Over a career, it amounts to over $500,000 for the average woman, and up to $1,000,000 for a Hispanic woman. Moreover, even with current progress, it’ll still take another 44 years before we close the pay gap in the United States (and until the 24th century for all women). Angry? We are too. That’s why we assembled a few things you can do about it. Continue reading

3 Productivity Apps to Get Right Now

Our favorite apps to help you get more done in less time

Your day is jam packed, right? That’s what happens with you hustle hard and make it work. We totally understand. So that’s why we’re so excited about these little time/effort/sanity saving apps that you can use on your desktop, or right on your phone. Trust us, taking a few minutes to read this post, and a few seconds to download these apps will save you hours of frustration and wasted time in the future. The only problem you’ll have: how to spend that extra time? But we’re sure you can think of a few ways.

Continue reading