‘News’ Category

February 17th, 2014, 6:00 am

Presidents’ Day Publishing Break

Dear Readers, We want to wish you a Happy Presidents’ Day and let you know we are taking a publishing break for the day. Check out our Facebook page, group, twitter page, and subscribe to our newsletter in the meantime! Or perhaps you missed these great articles and now is the time to catch up: [...]

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December 20th, 2013, 11:00 am

Happy Holidays from the Team at the theglasshammer.com

‘Tis the season to be jolly and we wish you and yours a festive break and a Merry Christmas to those who celebrate it. We will return on January 2, 2014 to bring you the best career advice that we can muster from our editorial team, which includes 15 freelance journalists from around the globe. [...]

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October 29th, 2013, 6:00 am

Will Harvard’s gender equity experiment change how leaders manage in the future?

By Pragati Verma Having educated 25 of the current Fortune 500 CEOs, Harvard Business School (HBS) is a breeding ground for successful business leaders, albeit it’s so far, male alumni. Will the deep structural effort to create more gender parity at its campus, which is certainly commendable and brave, actually change how work gets done [...]

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October 18th, 2013, 6:00 am

Deutsche Bank’s 19th Annual Women on Wall Street Conference: A Night of Game Changers

By Natalie Sabia (New York City) “Game Changers” was the theme of the night. The chicly decorated ballroom, which held approximately 2,000 women and a small handful of men, had a distinct theme of blue. This invitation-only is one of the largest and longest run women events on Wall Street. Deutsche Bank has held the [...]

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October 17th, 2013, 6:00 am

What keeps Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany at the top?

By Terry Selucky (Los Angeles) Last week, Germany’s Angela Merkel became the only European leader to secure a second re-election since the financial crisis of 2008. Viewed as a skilled diplomat and nicknamed the “Iron Chancellor”, Germany’s incumbent is, according to The Economist among others, the “de facto leader of the European Union.” So what [...]

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September 26th, 2013, 6:00 am

Janet Yellen and the Old Boys’ Club of Central Banking

By Pragati Verma (New York City) All summer long there has been a debate, heated at times, about who is the best candidate to succeed Ben Bernanke as the Federal Reserve chairperson. These discussions have included talk about gender politics and glass ceilings in addition to the usual banter about monetary policy and inflation. Why? [...]

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September 10th, 2013, 6:00 am

The Glass Hammer’s 4th Annual Women in Technology Event: How to Be a Leader!

By Natalie Sabia (New York City) Do you need to be collaborative, innovative and decisive, above all else, to become a leader? These are the traits attributed to current leaders according to almost 300 women surveyed by us in a recent research report [PDF]. This is what over 200 women in technology wanted to know [...]

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September 2nd, 2013, 6:00 am

Happy Labor Day!

The Glass Hammer will resume publishing Tuesday, September 3rd. In the meantime, check out some of our recent articles and profiles: Tips for Developing Your Soft Skills: Learn How Raising Your EQ Can Boost Your Career Voice of Experience: Celine Herweijer, Partner, Sustainability, PwC UK At Work, Giving is the New Getting Recognition and Respect are [...]

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July 1st, 2013, 6:00 am

Publisher’s note: Happy Summer

Summer is here and we are taking a publishing break this week to work on our editorial calendar for the rest of the year and to have a few days off for the 4th July! Next week, we will return with more great career articles, as we continue to follow our mantra of “Inform, Inspire [...]

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May 23rd, 2013, 1:00 pm

Voice of Experience: Michelle Y. Lee, Northeast Regional President, Wells Fargo

By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) “We have an obligation to mentor young people in our industry,” began Michelle Y. Lee, Wells Fargo‘s Northeast Regional President. “Be very deliberate about sharing your knowledge with young people who are making their way and figuring out their career. Your legacy is defined by how many people [...]

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