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Progress in the engineering profession: A Canadian perspective

Lynnette D. Madsen
2018 MRS bulletin  
To be a practicing engineer in Canada, a license is required from a provincial or territorial association within the national organization of Engineers Canada/Ingénieurs Canada.1 The gateway to engineering  ...  for early-career Canadians is through four-year accredited programs at universities.  ...  Support during a leave period, overall flexibility, and appropriate avenues after such a disruption to continue or start a new strong career path are all important if women are going to pursue careers  ... 
doi:10.1557/mrs.2018.283 fatcat:mke4sabnzvblzedbfrtnmi2xf4

Women Working in the Music Business [chapter]

Sally Anne Gross
2022 Music as Labour  
Inspired by the work of Ahmed (2017), and in the spirit of what she has called the 'Feminist Killjoy', this work proceeds as a form of questioning what it might mean to live a feminist musical life.  ...  questioning the potential of women-led music communities to deliver any kind of liberation for women music producers, needed to be urgently rethought in light of the momentous events of a global pandemic  ...  Acknowledgement I would like to thank Toby Bennett, Sareata Ginda and all those who kindly gave their time to participate in this research. I dedicate this chapter to my daughter, Cinnamon Ducasse.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781003150480-11 fatcat:jrzcet5rr5fgfkhyc5oloh74ee

'The Best Time is Now!': The Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of Women Opting in to Self-Employment

Linda McKie, Ingrid Biese, Marjut Jyrkinen
2013 Gender, Work & Organization  
Research has shown that long maternity leaves, for example, work as a barrier to equality, as they take the woman out of the workplace for a period of time (León, 2009) .  ...  In this paper we have limited our focus to general themes related to age, gender and gendered ageism, and will report, for example, possibilities of and challenges for organizational policies and practices  ...  Whilst the women were opting into entrepreneurship as a means of achieving personal space to develop, they also recognized the inter-play of work and care was omnipresent.  ... 
doi:10.1111/gwao.12019 fatcat:dzzbjho7vvhwxa3salshhflw6e

Advancing Sewerage Systems Office Personnel in the Public Works Department, Taipei City

John Cheer-Chung Lu, Li-Hsing Ho, Chau-Ping Yang, Fu-Ming Tsai
2017 Innovative Computing Information and Control Express Letters, Part B: Applications  
Among the departments in Taipei City Government, the Sewerage Systems Office is the only independent national department responsible for sewer engineering work, and its advancement system differs from  ...  This study adopts a unique view, as most studies begin investigations of advancement from the perspective of psychological factors.  ...  This was because the development of their career paths had progressed at the expected speed, and they had reached relatively high positions.  ... 
doi:10.24507/icicelb.08.02.413 fatcat:uh632xra6ng5tln2n6a2jndmom

Contemplating the Antecedents of a Sustainable Work Life in an Emerging Economy: Lessons from Early Retirees in the ICT Sector of Pakistan

Muhammad Hanif, Muhammad Hanif, Yunfei Shao
2018 Sustainability  
In an endeavor to fill this gap, the present research is undertaken to study different post-retirement career trajectories chosen by middle-aged and elderly workers after a job loss from the information  ...  For developed nations, extant research has investigated to a reasonable extent this budding avenue of post-retirement career decision making and its dependency on various micro-level socioeconomic determinants  ...  An earlier version of this paper was accepted in September, 2018 for the 6th IACGN conference at National University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), Nanjing, China.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10124734 fatcat:6rlu7izyvretdeeivkbpkk4z3e

Work careers of Bulgarian migrants in the European Union

Siyka Kovacheva, Darena Hristozova
2021 Sociologija  
Often low-prestige jobs are not perceived as a failure, but rather as a new opportunity for development in personal, social and occupational terms. Migrants?  ...  An important finding of the paper is that the interviewed migrants understand a successful work career to be something more than a rise in income or occupational hierarchy and associate it with a wider  ...  'I aimed at self-development, meeting more and more challenges' Rayna, 35 years old, is a telecommunication engineer in Italy.  ... 
doi:10.2298/soc2104603k fatcat:a67u5bs4tjfqhocymrff2dumiq

Towards gender equality in the labour markets of Canada, USA and Russia: an overview of progress in achievement of international commitments

Maria Yu. Beletskaya, Elena A. Zotova
2020 Population and Economics  
at work in G20 countries: Progress and policy action".  ...  In 2019, the International Labour Organization (ILO), together with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), prepared and presented to the G20 leaders a report entitled "Women  ...  Department of Labor is working to encourage more women to enter the labour market, develop their career, and engage in entrepreneurship.  ... 
doi:10.3897/popecon.4.e50338 fatcat:tj5weizeonhzpkfe5tvpjpwsdi

Recent Progress in the Zimmer program

Aaron Brown
2018 Notices of the American Mathematical Society  
Details and specific wording may be found on page 1373 (vol. 44 Special Sessions If you are volunteering to speak in a Special Session, you should send your abstract as early as possible via the abstract  ...  Advances in Operator Algebras MEETINGS & CONFERENCES March 2018 Notices of the aMs 375 Recent Progress and New Directions in Homotopy  ...  This sent my career on a very different path. After graduating, I spent three years as a postdoc in a neuroscience lab at Rutgers.  ... 
doi:10.1090/noti1643 fatcat:zwf4v65k7vcqtdwwpdfyfuy2oq

An Analyses and Solution Proposals Toward Social Gender Equality Problems in Business Life at Work Place in Turkey
English

Ayse Kocabacak, Cumali Kalkan
2015 Evropejskij Issledovatelʹ  
Gender inequality is a problem in the World as well as in Turkey.  ...  It appears in different forms in business life or at work place (inequalities in employment, wages, social benefits and education as well as obstacles in career rise, easy dismissal or layoff, sexual harassment  ...  For women it is very difficult to enter into the network of the "old boys". This is a major barrier for woman to progress in her career (Mercanlıoğlu, 2009:41) .  ... 
doi:10.13187/er.2015.99.667 fatcat:zhvoledmbbhdpbkhwaiiw42ca4

Work experiences of qualified immigrants: a review of theoretical progress

Ali Dehghanpour Farashah, Tomas Blomquist
2021 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion  
PurposeQualified immigrants (QIs) and their work experiences have been studied using a wide variety of theoretical approaches with divergent characteristics.  ...  The theoretical progress and future theoretical and practical challenges were organised based on the notions of equality, diversity and inclusion.FindingsEight theoretical approaches utilised to study  ...  As a path towards such a framework for studying QIs' EDI experiences in the workplace, we propose several theoretical considerations for future research.  ... 
doi:10.1108/edi-01-2019-0046 fatcat:5durmi6ptrb3rj3e5ygxihmv4e

Gender roles of Polish female emigrants and their paths of self-realization in relation to work-life balance policy

Political Preferences
2018 Figshare  
The purpose of the presented research was to explore the paths of self-realization of Polish female emigrants regarding the gender roles realised by them in the field of the work-life balance idea.  ...  corresponds with the WLB idea promoted in developed countries.  ...  I qualified as an agricultural engineer, but here no one was interested in the fact that I graduated from a university, a kind of equivalent of their Bachelor, nobody paid attention to this.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.7149152 fatcat:2f2rqejarreb5n5t4v5xazzmoe

Gender roles of Polish female emigrants and their paths of self-realization in relation to work-life balance policy

Political Preferences
2018 Figshare  
The purpose of the presented research was to explore the paths of self-realization of Polish female emigrants regarding the gender roles realised by them in the field of the work-life balance idea.  ...  corresponds with the WLB idea promoted in developed countries.  ...  I qualified as an agricultural engineer, but here no one was interested in the fact that I graduated from a university, a kind of equivalent of their Bachelor, nobody paid attention to this.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.7149152.v2 fatcat:wtpivokxo5fzpo7b5nllzlum4m

An annotated bibliography of work related to gender in science [article]

Greg Martin
2015 arXiv   pre-print
Much of the work in this bibliography contains a large number of further references to the relevant research literature.  ...  The purpose of this manuscript is to gather together a large amount of source material pertaining to women in mathematics, from studies of girls in elementary school through data on females winning prizes  ...  consistent gender gap in entrepreneurship, a central path to job creation, economic growth, and prosperity.  ... 
arXiv:1412.4104v2 fatcat:jjmf7elsujeg3ovzjqq3copb6e

Senior citizens working in european companies report

Rafael Puyol, Íñigo Sagardoy, Gisella Alvarado, Alfonso Jiménez, Beatriz Ardid, Elena Orden, Cristina Morillo-Velarde
2021 Zenodo  
This led us to propose a second report on Senior Citizens Working in European Companies whose objective is to find out what is being done in other countries with respect to this segment of the working  ...  When we prepared the report on Senior Citizens Working in Spanish Companies (Madrid 2018), some data was included to compare our situation with that of other European countries.  ...  Coop Adriatica European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (2009 Kiruna Regional Administration European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4430424 fatcat:fcxbqtljkvgjdouiv7dbfazqkm

Futures of robotics. Human work in digital transformation

Steffen Roth, Leo Westerlund, Jari Kaivo oja
2017 International Journal of Technology Management  
In general, he is described as a man with an insatiable appetite for information and knowledge about the world and the people in it.  ...  He has actively participated in research projects on service design such as in the INTERREG IV A project ServiceD and has been responsible for Finnish-English translations and the linguistic aspects in  ...  It's just a stage of technological development, just as well as the invention of the steam engine was during the industrial revolution.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijtm.2017.10004003 fatcat:2vuqw25zifdcdczl7o4buezyqq
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