Blog Profile / Jena McGregor


URL :http://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jena-mcgregor?clsrd
Filed Under:Career & Jobs / Management
Posts on Regator:507
Posts / Week:2.3
Archived Since:April 20, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Of summer’s 35 expected blockbusters, only two are directed by women

The number of women directing Hollywood’s biggest films, already low, has gotten even worse in recent years.

The problem with outsider CEOs

Every outsider selection is in reality the archetype of failure, asserts professor Noel Tichy.

The workplace perks that are in — and out

A new survey examines the changing landscape of employee benefits.

Betting on women-led firms, and watching for the payoff

It’s been a year since two vehicles launched that let investors bet on companies with women leaders. So how are they faring?

Taylor Swift deserves the leadership praise she’s getting

Not long ago, people scoffed when Swift was listed as one the year’s best leaders. But dismissing her has gotten a lot harder lately.

IKEA workers are getting another raise

A year after Ikea announced it would be boosting its pay for employees, the company is doing so again.

CEOs join chorus urging South Carolina to take down the Confederate flag

Tim Cook, Jack Dorsey and Mitt Romney are among the business leaders putting pressure on the state.

Interviewing for a job is taking longer than ever

And Washington is the slowest city in the nation by far, job seekers say.

How do you erase the taboo of paternity leave? These companies are figuring that out.

Several big companies, like Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs, have recently pushed to lengthen and recast their leave policies for new dads.

Five trends that are reshaping your office

“Beer is the new coffee“—and other ways companies are rethinking what the next era of the workplace should look like.

Twitter CEO softens his exit with a dose of humor

Dick Costolo’s former life as an improv comedian shone through as he resigned from the CEO spot.

The best advice about conquering fear, from this year’s graduation speakers

Here are some of the hidden pearls of wisdom that were scattered across the graduation circuit this year.

FIFA needs more women at the top

The women’s World Cup, arriving amid FIFA’s ongoing scandals, should remind us why women need to be a strong part of the sport’s governing body.

The best CEOs, according to employees

Glassdoor’s annual list is out, ranking leaders according to the ratings their own employees give them.

The case of the disappearing chief operating officer

The role has been disappearing rapidly among Fortune 500 companies. But why?

The idea of ‘queen bee’ female executives is losing its sting

A recent study casts doubt on the the long-held stereotype that women who get ahead don’t help other women.

Companies ease up a bit on worker dress codes

No piercings? No denim? Many companies are starting to realize that hyper-strict dress codes are out of style.

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