Blog Profile / Jena McGregor


URL :http://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jena-mcgregor?clsrd
Filed Under:Career & Jobs / Management
Posts on Regator:732
Posts / Week:2.8
Archived Since:April 20, 2011

Blog Post Archive

There could soon be no black female CEOs among America’s largest companies

Ursula Burns will step down as CEO after Xerox splits itself in two and become chairman of one of the new companies.

How the new overtime rules could affect flexibility on the job

Employment lawyers and business groups say some employees could lose remote work options.

A big reason the old, white boys’ club image is so hard for corporate boardrooms to shake

Boards added more current and former CEOs and CFOs last year -- a group whose ranks are largely white and male.

Why Elizabeth Warren’s attacks could be just as powerful from the sidelines

The “attack dog” role doesn’t have to be exclusive to someone on the ticket.

Why Angela Duckworth thinks “gritty” leaders are people to emulate

The “genius grant” recipient’s new book looks at “grit” in fields beyond education

The median female CEO actually out-earned her male peer in 2015

Among the largest companies, the median pay package for a female CEO--a tiny group, to be sure--was valued at $13 million in 2015, higher than for men.

Why former felons may be good employees

New research finds that--when properly screened--ex-felons who worked in the military were actually promoted faster than their peers.

Ellen Pao’s next act targets Silicon Valley’s ‘bro’ problem

Together with seven women from the tech industry, the former Reddit interim CEO and venture capitalist wants to “accelerate” diversity

How Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda makes us think about legacy

The composer, writer and Broadway star is making an indelible imprint on musical theater -- and on how the people who see it think about their lives and legacy

What hiring managers can learn from the NFL draft

Being a good teammate really is as important as raw performance, a new study shows

A surprising number of investors voted for a gender pay gap measure at eBay

Two companies saw investors vote on proposals about the gender pay gap this week, but only one saw significant votes in favor.

Why Hillary Clinton’s goal of a half-female cabinet really matters

Both genders have to have “critical mass” -- a number some researchers have put at about 30 percent -- to have influence among high-powered groups of leaders

Chobani’s CEO is giving up to 10 percent of his company to employees

Yogurt entrepreneur Hamdi Ulukaya is sharing the wealth with 2,000 full-time employees

The women’s suffrage leaders missing from the redesigned $10 bill

Historians name Lucy Stone and Carrie Chapman Catt as pivotal figures who won’t be part of the group on the redesigned bill

Prince was an icon — with his own flair for leadership

His independent streak carved a path for the musicians who came after him, and his genre-defying music unified generations of fans in a way like few others.

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