By Ms. JD Weekly Roundup • July 28, 2015•Ms. JD, Ms. JD Weekly Roundup
This week Jen Welter became the first female NFL coach. Welter will join the Arizona Cardinals as a training camp preseason intern coach. Welter joins Sarah Thomas, who was hired by the NFL earlier this year and is the first female full-time game official.
While we still have a long way to go in the boardroom, nearly 30% of new board members appointed in the last year were women.
Unconscious bias isn't just something that men need to be aware of. A new Harvard study reveals that women and girls are guilty of letting unconscious bias affect their opinions of female leaders as well.
To tackle the well documented diversity issues in the tech world and beyond, Facebook has made their diversity training available online, which includes encouraging employees to call out colleagues who may be acting on bias.
A lot has been written about millenials in the workplace. But how do millenials -- particularly millenial attorneys -- see their role in the workplace? Ms. JD teamed up with Grover E. Cleveland, Above the Law, and the Professional Development Consortium to survey lawyers born in 1980 or later about a range of topics. Read more about the findings here.
Job placement numbers for the class of 2014 are higher than the class before, the first time the overall employment rate has increased since 2007. Now law schools are challenging the ABA on how their graduates' jobs are counted.
Whether you have just passed the bar or have been practicing for years, being a lawyer takes a lot of hard work. The Lawyer Whisperer offers her top ten tips for lawyers looking to build and maintain a successful career.
If the introvert or extrovert labels have never seemed to fit you, maybe you're an ambivert.