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By Joan C. Williams, Rachel Dempsey

An crucial source for any operating woman, What Works for girls at Work is a accomplished and insightful advisor for studying place of work politics as a lady. Authored by way of Joan C. Williams, one of many nation’s most-cited specialists on ladies and paintings, and her daughter, author Rachel Dempsey, this particular ebook bargains a multi-generational standpoint into the realities of today’s office. usually ladies obtain messages that they've purely themselves guilty for failing to get ahead—Negotiate extra! cease being one of these wimp! cease being this sort of witch! What Works for ladies at Work tells ladies it’s no longer their fault. the easy truth is that place of work politics usually advantages males over women.       
 
Based on interviews with 127 profitable operating ladies, over 1/2 them girls of color, What Works for girls at Work presents a toolkit for purchasing forward in today’s place of work. Distilling over 35 years of study, Williams and Dempsey provide 4 crisp styles that impact operating women:  Prove-It-Again!, the Tightrope, the Maternal Wall, and the Tug of battle. every one represents diversified demanding situations and calls for assorted strategies—which is why ladies have to be savvier than males to outlive and thrive in high-powered careers.
 
Williams and Dempsey’s research of operating ladies is nuanced and in-depth, going a ways past the conventional cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all ways of so much occupation publications for ladies. through the publication, they weave real-life anecdotes from the ladies they interviewed, besides quickly kernels of recommendation like a “New lady motion Plan,” how one can “Take Care of Yourself”, and even “Comeback traces” for facing sexual harassment and different tough situations. 
 
Up-beat, pragmatic, and chock jam-packed with advice, What Works for ladies at Work is an critical consultant for operating women.

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