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March 8, 2011

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Her Life In Leadership: Celebrating International Women’s Day at 100 With Frances Hesselbein

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Her Life In Leadership: Celebrating International Women’s Day at 100 With Frances Hesselbein

Perhaps no one embodies the celebration of women’s achievements better than Frances Hesselbein, who blazed a trail to the boardroom as the former CEO of the Girl Scouts of America hailed by Peter Drucker as “the world’s best leader.” As International Women’s Day celebrates its first century, Monster recently sat down with Hesselbein to discuss the state of women in the workforce and get her insights into the obstacles women have overcome in the past– and the unprecedented opportunities of the future.

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March 8, 2011

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2011 International Women’s Day: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

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2011 International Women’s Day: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

When I was asked to write this post in celebration of 2011 International Women’s Day, initially I was flattered. However, when I went to their website and read about their 100 years of history, I became honored. Well, make that paralyzed. What could I offer that would possibly be worthy of the sacrifice millions of women have put into this day?

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March 7, 2011

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What Employers Can Do To Recruit and Retain Working Mothers

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What Employers Can Do To Recruit and Retain Working Mothers

Many women feel they are forced to choose between their career aspirations and their roles as mothers, as if they can no longer be taken seriously in their fields with little ones at home. There is a perception among some employers that a woman who chooses to start a family is somehow a less committed professional than her male counterparts or women who don’t have children. The woman who chooses to start a family is seen as having divided loyalty between her personal and professional life. She may be seen as a transient member of the team, someone who is not worth the same investment.

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