The 30-year low reflects in part tight labor markets and falling unemployment, but also higher shares of young women at work or in school.
Despite challenges at home and work, most working moms and dads say being employed is what’s best for them
Balancing work and family duties brings challenges for working parents. Yet many say working is best for them at this point in their life.
This year will likely be the first year in which women are a majority of the U.S. college-educated labor force.
Men are overrepresented in online image search results for popular jobs. Women appear lower on the page than men in many of these searches.
Amid ongoing discussions about sexual harassment in the workplace and beyond, read five findings about how these issues have been discussed on Twitter and other social media outlets in the past year.
While women are still underrepresented in top corporate jobs, there has been a small increase in the share of women executives in such positions over the past decade.
A large majority of U.S. adults say it is essential for today’s business leaders to create a safe and respectful workplace. Many think female leaders are better equipped to do this than men.
Men and women in America generally agree on many of the qualities and competencies they see as essential for political and business leaders to have. But there are notable differences in the importance they ascribe to some of those qualities.
A majority of Americans would like to see more women in top leadership positions in business and politics, but many are skeptical there will ever be gender parity in these areas. Views about the state of female leadership vary by party and gender.
Only about 5% of the chief executive officers of 1,500 companies we examined were women. Among the tier of executives just below the CEO in terms of pay and position in the corporate hierarchy, 11.5% were women.