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Entries by Leah Eichler

Let's Celebrate Bossy Girls

(2) Comments | Posted April 13, 2014 | 10:42 PM

Like many three-year-old girls, mine takes her fashion cues from Disney films. So when a family member recently gave her a dress that looked as though Snow White had had an unfortunate run-in with Tinkerbell, she insisted on wearing it immediately. Seconds after donning this fashion abomination, she started complaining...

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Time to Rethink Those Costly University Degrees

(6) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 5:36 PM

My husband and I recently undertook the unenviable task of de-cluttering our storage room, an area of the house I normally treat as a no-man's land since it's cold, has spiders and is littered with junk. After throwing out the antique golf clubs, broken baby furniture and aging university textbooks,...

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How to Tweet Your Way to the C-Suite

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2014 | 11:19 AM

For a new graduate, it's difficult to imagine what it means to be the chief executive officer of a major company.

When I started working, I couldn't begin to fathom what our CEO did each day to deserve his mind-blowing paycheque, but assumed that it included rides on private jets...

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Sometimes More Pay Means Less Satisfaction

(1) Comments | Posted February 23, 2014 | 1:58 PM

"I could quit this job and do something else."

Most people entertain dreams of quitting their jobs and doing something else. This fantasy is usually followed by a list of the many things they could live without: a car, expensive holidays, luxury clothing.

These dreams seem to appear more frequently...

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John Tory's Views on the Wage Gap Are Half Right

(1) Comments | Posted February 15, 2014 | 7:04 PM

Watching women and men debate women's advancement in business has moved from a spectator sport to all-out combat.

Unfortunately for radio talk show host John Tory, comments he made last week on the wage gap landed him on the front lines of this battle. But he may be half right,...

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Why Hasn't the Working Mom Dialogue Evolved Yet?

(0) Comments | Posted February 8, 2014 | 10:45 PM

I have two friends in different cities. They don't know each other but they represent opposite sides of the working-mother conundrum.

One is a successful women's and social activist and entrepreneur who puzzles over how she can one day incorporate having children into her busy life. The other is a...

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A Beauty Premium Exists at Work - Get Used To It

(2) Comments | Posted January 18, 2014 | 4:11 PM

The year started off with a bang. Well bangs, actually. I'm not referring to ice quakes (which startled Torontonians during the recent deep freeze), but the fringe that rests on your forehead.

It seems that Hillary Clinton, the former U.S. secretary of state who may run for president in 2016,...

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Need A Job? Learn To Play The Hiring Game

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2014 | 10:47 AM

In my lifetime, I've seen my share of resumes.

Sure, like other hiring managers, I employed my own personal strategies to filter the tsunami of applications that flooded my inbox after each posting. I'd divide them into stacks of "yes," "no," and "maybe" to decide who to follow up with...

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