Gender Differences in Networking Might Negatively Affect Women

A new study published by the academic journal Human Relations shows that there are significant differences in the way women and men build and use their networks. While women see their networks in terms of close social relationships, men see their connections as mostly transactional. Due to these and other factors, women are missing out on opportunities to leverage their networks to advance their careers as their male counterparts are likely to do.

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DOL Awards $1.9 Million to Increase Apprenticeship Opportunities for Youths and Adults with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) has recently announced that it has awarded a two-year, $1.9 million contract to Oakland, California’s Social Policy Research Associates, Inc. (SPRA) to improve apprenticeship opportunities for youths and adults with disabilities in high-growth industries. This follows the recent presidential Executive Order on Expanding Apprenticeship in America.

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