Survey Details: Conducted November 2014 | File Release Date: 22 March 2016
Working moms and dads don’t necessarily see eye to eye when it comes to how certain tasks are divided at home.
Women most often are the ones who adjust their schedules and make compromises when the needs of children and other family members collide with work, data show.
The number of businesses owned by women and minorities has grown considerably in recent years, particularly in certain industries, but based on revenue they remain on average considerably smaller than white- or male-owned firms.
Our research suggests the issue continues to resonate with many working moms.
Most Americans say women are every bit as capable of being good leaders as men, whether in political offices or in corporate boardrooms. So why, then, are they underrepresented in top jobs?
Survey Details: Conducted October 2013 | File Release Date: 12/22/14
Women still lag when it comes to holding top managerial positions. And among those with a preference, both men and women say they prefer a male boss and co-workers.
In the past 15 years, the percentage of women who work in newspaper newsrooms has barely budged. Women made up 36% of all newspaper staff in 2012, a slight decline from 37% in 1998.
America’s bosses are more satisfied with their family life, jobs and overall financial situation than are non-managerial employees. Bosses are also significantly more likely than workers to think of their job as a career rather than just a job to get them by.