Tuesday February 19, 2013

“The most significant issue has to do with young women, women reentering the workforce, and women in career transitions still getting the advice that the best entry into a field is through an administrative position. We would never tell a 21 year-old male college grad that the way into a job is to start in an administrative position. But we’re still, unfortunately, in this country, still stereotyping it as a fashionable place for women to start. And data shows that women don’t traditionally transition out of administration positions into more white-collar work.”

Danna Greenberg, Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Babson College, on why The Most Common Job For Women in 2013 is “Secretary”

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