Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending April 12, 2013
April 9th was Equal Pay Day, and whether you were wearing red, participating in the ABA's Virtual March, or simply reading about the issue, we hope you participated in the many events that were designed to raise awareness about the gender wage gap.
So what comes next? The Nation is providing a list of seven easy ways to close the gender wage gap today.
A new study from the Simmons School of Management reveals that society is not yet comfortable with the idea of female breadwinners. It looks like, with respect to wages and perception, progress is a slow process for the modern working woman.
A recent letter in the Daily Princetonian is causing a major stir for advising Ivy League women to focus their efforts on finding a husband. A recent New York Times op-ed analyzes this advice from a gender-based and class-based perspective.
It's only April, but the Fall hiring frenzy will be here before you know it! Do you want to hire the next impressive extrovert you can find? Think again! A recent study reveals that extroverts often end up contributing less to team success than their introverted counterparts.
The ABA Young Lawyers Division is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program. But hurry up! Applications are due April 15, 2013!