Career vs. Family: Can Women Have Both?

Recently, Anne-Marie Slaughter (former director of policy planning for the US State Department) published an article that set off a flurry of media attention. The article, called “Why Women Still Can’t Have it All“, focused on the conflict of interest women face in having […]

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Are Women Still Underpaid in the Workforce?

According to Forbes, the median salary of a woman is only 81% of that of a man. It seems crazy that after all women have gone through, this pay gap persists. Expectations could be the reason for the persistent gap: Forbes stated that […]

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What to Do When You Lose Your Job

Two years ago, I lost my job as a Human Resources Coordinator. It couldn’t have come at a worse time: I was dealing with the loss of someone close to me, and had just closed on my first home – move-in day […]

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Win4Youth: Ragnar Relay Success from Madison to Chicago

Team Adecco (also known as “Random Acts of Foolishness”) successfully completed the Ragnar Relay Race for Adecco Win4Youth. The team of 12 completed the grueling 200 mile journey from Madison to Chicago in just over 30 hours, placing eighth in the Corporate Mixed […]

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Does Money Buy Happiness?

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me […]

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The Side Effects of 24/7 Workplace Connectivity

In a time of 24/7 connectivity, do we ever really leave work? It’s a question that has been discussed more and more frequently. In the age of smartphones, iPads, text messaging, laptops, SYNC and webinars, many feel that they never really shut […]

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