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Women are subject to greater gender bias when evaluated using certain ratings scales.
August 1, 2019

Numeric Performance Reviews Can Be Biased Against Women

The ten-point scale favors men in some situations. But a simple change to the rating system can level the playing field.

Business leader practices self-reflection with team holding mirrors.
July 1, 2019

4 Steps to Becoming a More Self-Aware Leader

Here’s how to hone your emotional intelligence to benefit your team and your career.

A leader chooses their own path
June 3, 2019

Are You Doing the Work You Were Meant to Do?

It’s never too late to forge your own path. Here are four steps.

A woman maintains close connections and friendships throughout her career thus avoiding regret down the line.
May 13, 2019

Take 5: How to Kickstart a Successful Career

Young professionals, smart decisions now will open doors for you in the future.

Older and younger employees collaborate.
May 2, 2019

In the Hunt for Top Talent, Don’t Overlook Older Workers

A veteran recruiter shares tips on hiring this valuable, and growing, segment of the labor force.

A male scientist's lab is better funded than a female scientist's lab.
May 2, 2019

How Big Is the Gender Gap in Science Research Funding?

Two new studies look at who wins the prestigious grants and prizes that can make or break a scientist’s career.

introverts network at a gathering.
May 1, 2019

How Introverts Can Learn to Love Networking

Four tips for turning this trait into a “networking superpower.”

Man reading financial literacy book in living room.
May 1, 2019

Worried You’re Not Saving Enough for Retirement? Here’s What You Can Do.

An economist offers suggestions for individuals and policymakers to help make retirement more secure.

An employee builds a staircase for his boss.
March 4, 2019

Four Ways to Influence Your Bosses without Alienating Them

Here’s how to make your manager look good and become indispensable in the process.

A man and a women cast nets into the water.
March 1, 2019

To Land Top Jobs, Women Need Different Types of Networks than Men

Simply being well-connected is not enough.

A woman draws herself in a mirror.
February 4, 2019

How to Feel Authentic While Building Your Personal Brand

Get beyond clichés like “adaptable” or “self-starter,” and learn to tell meaningful stories about yourself.

February 1, 2019

Who Gets Blamed When a Group Project Goes Wrong?

Here’s why consequences stick to some team members more than others, according to a new study of retracted academic papers.

mentor and protege discuss careers
January 2, 2019

Take 5: How to Take Charge of Your Professional Development

Kellogg faculty offer advice for every stage of your career.

A woman shakes a man's hand.
December 6, 2018

Are Women More Ethical at the Negotiating Table? It’s Complicated.

Plus, how women are judged differently when they break the rules.

A master baker and her unhappy apprentice.
December 4, 2018

Why Do Trainees Get Stuck with So Much Grunt Work?

There must be faster ways to get them up to speed. Yet grueling apprenticeships persist in medicine, law, and the trades.

An outdated man works at his computer.
November 7, 2018

Don’t Let Complacency Derail Your Career

How to hone your learning agility and take good risks.

September 7, 2018

Take 5: Tips for Widening—and Improving—Your Candidate Pool

Common biases can cause companies to overlook a wealth of top talent.

How to be prepared
September 6, 2018

4 Key Steps to Preparing for a Business Presentation

Don’t let a lack of prep work sabotage your great ideas.

a veteran bivuacs in his cubicle
August 3, 2018

Podcast: What Veterans Can Bring to Your Organization

A discussion of how former soldiers make loyal employees and trustworthy CEOs.

mentor and protege discuss careers
August 1, 2018

5 Ways to Get the Most out of a Mentor–Protégé Relationship

Protégés, it’s not just about landing your next job—and mentors, there’s plenty of benefits for you, too.

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The Insightful Leader

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