RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Lift IOWA http://www.businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-08-28T01:12:24.4598109Z The #IceBucketChallenge Hall of Fame: Best female performances <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; background-color: #ffffff;">It's not often you have the biggest celebrities in the world (and a whole lot of regular folks) united for the same cause and promoting it simultaneously.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/The-IceBucketChallenge-Hall-of-Fame-Best-female-performances/176/1015/65053 Lift IOWA 6 people who will do amazing things for your career <span style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">We all know how important networking is for our careers.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/6-people-who-will-do-amazing-things-for-your-career/176/1015/65052 Lift IOWA 3 concrete steps companies should take to foster gender balance in leadership <span style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">It's not just bad business today to ignore women in the workplace. It's risky business.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/3-concrete-steps-companies-should-take-to-foster-gender-balance-in-leadership/176/1015/65051 Lift IOWA Iowa Females You Should Know: Shontavia Johnson http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Iowa-Females-You-Should-Know-Shontavia-Johnson/176/1015/65050 Lift IOWA Guest Opinion: How business can hire women back <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Losing talent in the form of turnover is expensive. &nbsp;In addition to avoiding turnover costs,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001xxrvgcIy_4q7WrlGD3LGAAS9Q00cM9w5-GJdJQH08EOgBbKKYxmT7AUdvBMfjP2rn7M-EReGHmkWlSUOA9MuaBtQ4_uHzdx_74YCP6uYul5ctO-WWgbyER5z5_E-9h1SQIBfN84kS_MPEuap4wrwuNG6CuCpQ7JEyPa69HuyGmQE4aceqmIpAk8eazd2IezrFWub2OtvXnvEWTpWBtzXdme-Jn61it_9dhd5W6LJQLYHa2GBaLRZRk8gQxaT1qBXCMao-rT2eu3IMQGDgVHWhw==" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #b16aba; background-color: #ffffff;">research shows</a><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;that companies with female leaders also demonstrate better financial performance. Jean Baker offers a few ways to retain high-talent employees.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Guest-Opinion-How-business-can-hire-women-back/176/1015/65049 Lift IOWA Study: Women seeking flextime for child care perceived as 'not as serious' about jobs as men <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">A new study suggests fathers may have an easier time achieving work-life balance than mothers, also showing that deeply ingrained attitudes about motherhood may work against women hoping to balance a career and children.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Study-Women-seeking-flextime-for-child-care-perceived-as-not-as-serious-about-jobs-as-men/176/1015/65048 Lift IOWA A Closer Look at Sloan Bentley <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; background-color: #ffffff;">Sloan Bentley was living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area when she received a call from a recruiter to interview for the chief executive position at Des Moines-based Lifespace Communities.&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;</p> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/A-Closer-Look-at-Sloan-Bentley/176/1015/64951 Lift IOWA Guest Opinion: Plan your re-entry before you leave Women need to be much more strategic in planning their return, even before they leave. &nbsp;And we need to be wise about not "leaving before we leave."&nbsp; http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Guest-Opinion-Plan-your-re-entry-before-you-leave/176/1015/64950 Lift IOWA Women of Influence honorees celebrated <br /> <br /> <div id="radePasteHelper" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; border: 0px solid red; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Business Record held a soldout reception for the 2014 Women of Influence honorees Aug. 7 at the Downtown Des Moines Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.&nbsp;</span></div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Women-of-Influence-honorees-celebrated/176/1015/64949 Lift IOWA National group makes an 'example' of local architect leader <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Jessica Reinert, executive director of the Iowa chapter of the American Institute of Architects, is the first recipient of the Emerging Executive award from national leaders of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/National-group-makes-an-example-of-local-architect-leader/176/1015/64948 Lift IOWA Top math prize has its first female winner <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; text-decoration: underline; background-color: #ffffff;"><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=0019PgQhacqFEv96TQQ2rLO3D87DOZCQUZwP5TczQ4vRR_K1aUWUhb0VA6bzh5gVTs11JIJPU6bCBx-QjpLary4VV9TWIe1NQt8a5osNcioV3NVH8OMfUe40Eo1B0j6-vDKeQXdSym_hiqnffeA1ipOkwktImkTrhS9tXArz8bmC0kc4s1eIWWrz6b5Moostk0MLmp9Urr997-_FUpit-Nmp44don9S_v6MYWvVR4w-FFP0Qel0oISywN6Zr0sL8-pn" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="color: #b16aba; text-decoration: none;">The New York Times</a></span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">:&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; background-color: #ffffff;">An Iranian mathematician is the first woman ever to receive a Fields Medal, often considered to be mathematics' equivalent of the Nobel Prize.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Top-math-prize-has-its-first-female-winner/176/1015/64947 Lift IOWA Why now is the time to raise your hand for management <span style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Feel that? It could be one of the many seismic demographic shifts taking place in the global workforce today, which means that if you're interested in moving into management, there's never been a better time to raise your hand - and take the lead.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Why-now-is-the-time-to-raise-your-hand-for-management/176/1015/64946 Lift IOWA Gentlemen, welcome to the work-life balance conversation <span style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">It's not just women who are discussing the challenge of work-life balance these days. Max Schireson announced he is quitting his job as CEO of MongoDB to spend more time with his family.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Gentlemen-welcome-to-the-work-life-balance-conversation/176/1015/64945 Lift IOWA How John Oliver tried to shake up the late-night writers' room <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; background-color: #ffffff;">Writers' rooms for television shows have been historically dominated by white men with previous TV writing experience, but HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" took measures to up the diversity quotient of its writing staff, according to Capital New York.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/How-John-Oliver-tried-to-shake-up-the-late-night-writers-room/176/1015/64944 Lift IOWA