For four north country women who work in traditionally male-dominated fields, success means hard work and striking the right balance.
North country women have made significant strides in traditionally male-dominated fields over the years, but there continues to be mixed opinions about equality in the workplace.
Some female business professionals agreed that traits more common in women, such as being compassionate, a good listener and a fair mediator, can often put them at an advantage in the workplace.
But the issue that often holds women back from “reaching the top” of their profession, such as becoming a partner in a firm, isn’t their male colleagues.
It’s not the clients or customers, either. [Read more...]