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How to negotiate (and get) a salary increase

Salaries in the workplace have long been a hot-button issue for women. The differences in compensation for males and females continues to draw the attention of politicians and gender equality advocates alike.


Be safe, healthy and happy in the workplace while pregnant

Congratulations, you are pregnant. The next several months are certain to include many changes as you prepare for the arrival of your child. Whether you have been pregnant before or are about to become a mom for the first time, each experience is unique. And while dealing with the unexpected is part of being pregnant, pregnant women should expect their employers to treat them fairly as they continue to work.


Exploring holistic nursing

Nurses wear many hats. In addition to tending to patients and helping families of patients, nurses incorporate the latest technologies into patients' treatment. Some even work outside of hospitals and doctor's offices to train the next generation of nurses.


Tips for mothers returning from maternity leave

Returning from maternity leave can be challenging for any mother, but it can be especially difficult for first-time mothers, many of whom spend the vast majority of their maternity leaves with newborn babies in hand. While the challenge of returning from maternity leave can be considerable, working mothers can take steps to ensure the transition goes as smoothly as possible.


How to ace job interviews when switching careers

Millions of people change careers every year. Whereas professionals may have once worked for the same company for the majority, if not the entirety, of their careers, nowadays it's not uncommon for men and women to change jobs several times before reaching retirement.