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Planning a Career Break? Make Sure It’s a Pause, Not a Dent

Planning a Career Break? Make Sure It’s a Pause, Not a Dent

A decade ago, Lisa Belkin wrote “The Opt Out Revolution,” a New York Times Magazine piece that became instantly famous. It profiled women who had chosen to leave high-profile careers to stay home full-time, arguing that they had opted out because (to quote one) “women’s brains light up differently.” I subsequently wrote a report documenting […]

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What We’re Reading

What We’re Reading

New Girls’ Network founder Joan C. Williams discusses why working fathers need balance too on HBR IdeaCast. Despite a bipartisan victory in state legislature, Rick Perry vetoed Texas’ equal pay bill. What role did corporate lobbyists play in this disappointing outcome? Have you been following the “opt out” discussion? Related, millennial women aren’t opting out; […]

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