Category Archives: Jobs

Stuff around the office.

Gender Wage Gap

I read an article recently which suggests that single women make more money than single men in the U.S. According to a study by Reach Advisors, in most major American cities the median income for single, childless women between 22 and 30 is 8% higher than that of their male counterparts 🙂 Research has shown that young women tend… Read More »

Queen Bee Syndrome

We have come a long way in society to narrow the wage gap between men and women. We are also seeing more women in executive level positions in large companies 😀 But females are still disproportionately represented in corporate leadership roles 😐 For example, compare the Senior Management team to the other staff members of the company below.… Read More »

Job Ad for Lululemon CEO

I’m not a Lululemon shareholder, but I was as surprised as any $LLL investor when Christine Day abruptly announced she would be stepping down after 5 years as CEO with the Vancouver based, athletic apparel company. During her last year with Lululemon, Christine was paid about $4,280,000 in compensation. Wow, that’s no small change 🙂 The company is now frantically looking… Read More »

$67,000 a Year for an Intern Position

Despite the unemployment rate in the US hovering around 7.7% there’s no shortage of job opportunities for outgoing individuals who thrive in a challenging but rewarding work environment.  A time tested skill the world will always need is engineering. Industrial engineers were in high demand during the industrial revolution but in today’s fast pace mobile/technological world software engineers… Read More »