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The Conference Board analyzed job satisfaction among U.S. workers based on their perceptions of their current role and workplace environment. An online survey of 1,699 working adults was conducted from Nov. 1–23, 2023, in the United States. Key findings include: 1.) There is a widening gap in job satisfaction as 65% of men reported being … Continue reading Who is Happiest at Work?

Korn Ferry and Vira Health explored women’s experiences receiving support, performing at work, and making career progress while going through menopause. An online survey of 8,026 women who were experiencing or have previously experienced perimenopause or menopause while working was conducted in the U.K., U.S., and Australia from April 20 – May 9, 2023. Key … Continue reading The Role of Menopause in Women’s Careers

IPR is featuring research and some of the many women pioneers in the communications industry in celebration of Women’s History Month Katharine Graham was born in New York City in 1917. After graduating from the University of Chicago in 1938, Graham worked as a reporter for the San Francisco News. She then joined the editorial staff at … Continue reading Pioneer Katharine Graham (1917-2001)

Hair Bias

IPR is featuring research and some of the many Black pioneers who have had an impact on the field of public relations in celebration of Black History Month. Dove and LinkedIn studied how Black women in the U.S. experience discrimination during the hiring process and in the workplace for their hairstyles. A survey of 2,990 … Continue reading How Black Women are Impacted by Race-Based Hair Bias in the Workplace

Women in PR 2023 state of

Global Women in PR (GWPR) and Opinium studied female employment and leadership in public relations and communication around the world. A survey of 657 female PR professionals around the world was conducted from August – September 2023. Key findings include: 1.) Respondents said flexible worklocations and schedules helped employees maintain a healthy work-life balance (82%) … Continue reading Current State of Women in the Public Relations Field

This summary is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion McKinsey & Company analyzed the current state of women in corporate America and their workplace experiences. Data and HR policies from 276 private, public, and social sector companies across the United States and Canada were reviewed. In addition, interviews of 33 women … Continue reading Women in the Workplace 2023

IPR is featuring research and some of the many Indigenous pioneers who have had an impact on the field of public relations in celebration of Native American Heritage Month. Annie Dodge Wauneka was born on April 11, 1910, into the Tse níjikíní Clan of the Diné in Navajo nation. As a child, Wauneka lost thousands … Continue reading Indigenous Pioneer Annie Dodge Wauneka (1910-1997)

Pew Research Center analyzed Americans’ opinions on women in top business leadership positions and the obstacles they face in obtaining those roles. A survey of 5,057 U.S. adults was conducted July 17-23, 2023. Key findings include:1.) 55% of respondents thought there are too few women in top executive business positions.— 65% of female respondents and … Continue reading Gender and Leadership in American Businesses

IPR is featuring research and some of the many Indigenous pioneers who have had an impact on the field of public relations in celebration of Native American Heritage Month. Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich was born in Petersburg, Alaska on July 4, 1911. She was adopted by Andrew and Mary Wanamaker and attended the Western College of … Continue reading Indigenous Pioneer Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich (1911-1958)

Women of Influence+ examined how women are treated as they succeed in an industry and the impact it has on women worldwide in the workplace. The study was conducted through the lens of Tall Poppy Syndrome, which occurs when people are attacked, resented, disliked, or cut down because of their achievements or success. 4,710 employed women … Continue reading The Cost of Ambition for Women at Work

IPR is featuring some of the many female pioneers who have had an impact on the field of public relations in celebration of Women’s History Month. Wangari Muta Maathai, Ph.D., was born in Nyeri, Kenya in 1940. In 1964, she obtained a degree in Biological Sciences from Mount St. Scholastica College in Atchison, Kansas, a Master … Continue reading Pioneer Wangari Maathai (1940-2011)