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Women in Men’s jobs

Women in Men’s jobs

Throughout history, women and men have played separate roles in society. This is how society was structured for the long time. Women have been more of supporters to men than leaders or co-workers. As the popular saying goes "Behind every successful man is woman", a role of support is what women have played for a really long time. In the world today, women are coming on as co-workers in predominantly male jobs and this has seen liberal society looks at a broader perspective of working women. Some of the major male jobs where women are making their presence felt is as follows-

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Women and Men: Unequal pay, Equal work

Women and Men: Unequal pay, Equal work

Women have always been considered as the fairer sex in society. However, at the workplace, women are not considered as competent as men. Women are therefore normally given jobs which require less skill and more of presentation. As this is the general understanding of women at the workplace, people who employ them generally take advantage of this line of thinking and take the opportunity to offer them an unfair wage. This happens all over the world, that being marginally in the western countries and predominantly in Middle East Asian countries.

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Stress busters for working Women

Stress busters for working Women

Working women are normally busy, right through the day; their day may start with preparing breakfast for their family, doing a little exercise at home, dropping their children to schools and then heading to work. The stress they have at work is more like a side dish than the main course. Women normally have so many things to deal with at home, family and work that it seems that their plates are always full. So, it is always important for working women to release all their stress once in a while. Here below are a few ways for women to bust stress at work-

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Dealing With Sexual Harassment at Work

Dealing With Sexual Harassment at Work

At times many women, married or committed or single, at work find themselves at an awkward position with their bosses or colleagues. Sexual harassment in offices is rarely disclosed but since 1980, the Commission of Equal Employment Opportunity has put forth guidelines extending the Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act to forbid any forms of sexual harassment under sexual discrimination. Sexual Harassment has therefore become against the law and a person can risk his job if such charges are placed against him. The company at the victim's discretion can also involve the police.

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Dealing with criticism at work

Dealing with criticism at work

Men and women like to take up jobs that involve their area of interest. For those who just work for the money, their eyes are continuously on their wrist watch, looking for their day to end and for the weekend to come by. However, among these there are a chosen few, whose heart turns towards their jobs and they then dive deeper into their jobs. For those who take jobs in their area of interest, the challenge that comes to pass as their hobby turns into a carrier is that they no longer receive the appreciation for their work as they used to while it was a hobby.

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