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May 10, 2011
CEW offers a variety of programs relating to retirement, but CEW staffer and guest blogger Jean Waltman offers us a first-person view of the complexity of the decision to retire.
I announced at our recent staff meeting that I’m reducing my appointment to 50% for the rest of the year and most likely retiring from the University in January 2012. Later a colleague asked me why I seemed so sad while making that announcement. After all, we’ve spent quite a bit of time...
May 2, 2011
Did we move too soon to declare that the recession was a boon for women’s employment and more detrimental to men’s workforce engagement? In the past several weeks, more than one article, commentator, or blog has suggested just that…that the end of the “mancession” actually signals the beginning of a new period of economic toll on women.
Heather Boushy, in Slate, points out that while men have gradually been gaining jobs...