The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

October 4, 2019

In this week’s list of our must-read articles for talent professionals, you’ll find two American history lessons. One examines the brief rise and faster fall of paid childcare for American working mothers and the other highlights how, pre-recession, three women almost broke the glass ceiling of Wall Street’s biggest banks. And speaking of the 2008 recession, it’s looking like Gen Z learned a lesson or two from the financial crisis — lessons that may reshape the way all of us work, no matter when we were born.

The list also offers an argument for bringing your whole self to work, visual representations of the world’s gender gap, observations of how the suit went from mandatory work attire to a sign of trouble, and an uplifting company story that brings delicious ice cream and pay transparency together.

Here are the must-read posts for this week:

1. Paid Child Care for Working Mothers? All It Took Was a World War

2. Seattle's Ice Cream Queen Shines a Spotlight on Pay Transparency

3. The Benefits of Bringing Your Whole Identity to Work

4. Employer Health Insurance Is Increasingly Unaffordable, Study Finds

5. Wall Street Has Never Had a Woman CEO. Why Not?

6. The Gender Gap in 6 Charts

7. Gen Z Defines Job Security Completely Differently from the Rest of Us

8. Why Touchy Feely Is the Most Important Class Offered at Stanford Biz School — and What You Can Learn from It

9. The White-Collar Job Apocalypse That Didn’t Happen

10. How the Power Suit Lost Its Power

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