Women's Career Development Across the Lifespan

Women make up almost half of the U.S. workforce, yet lag behind men in pay, status, promotion, and career opportunities. This volume of New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education identifies the social and economic tensions that characterize women's career development-and offers a range of responses that women, adult educators, HRD professionals, and organizations can employ to meet the challenges. The authors recommAnd strategies for easing the work and family conflict, including how to make part-time employment a viable career development option. They also evaluate the role of human resource development in promoting the career progress of women, assessing approaches such as mentoring and training programs.

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Publisher Jossey-Bass
Release Date
Pages 114 pages
Rating 4/5 (21 users)