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What We’re Reading: December 9 Edition

Below is Raines Intel’s December 9 curation of interesting reads about business, careers, hiring and more. Send suggestions to research@rainesinternational.com. Read Raines International’s previous curation.

1. Dow Jones’s Chief People Officer Mark Musgrave revealed that a study of Dow Jones’ compensation found that there is no difference in pay for different genders and ethnicities. Musgrave wrote in part, “Importantly, the analysis shows that employee pay did not vary because of gender or ethnicity. These findings, however, will not make us complacent in our ongoing commitment to ensuring that Dow Jones provides a fair and transparent workplace for all employees today and in the years ahead.”

Read: “Dow Jones: Salaries don’t vary due to gender or ethnicity.”

2. Start-up co-founder and CEO Joshua Reeves of Gusto explained to the Wall Street Journal’s Rachel Feintzeig his new project shadowing members of Gusto’s 37 teams so he best understands how the company is working at a larger scale, from top to bottom. Read “CEO Shadows Workers to Learn ‘Nitty-Gritty’ Details.”

3. Harvard Business Review recently looked at gender-diverse coaching. Read “Men can improve how they mentor women. Here’s how.”

4. UPS celebrated its perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index and was named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality. Read the press release.

5. The Wall Street Journal published a video from its CEO Council conference and Fuqua School of Business professor John Graham’s advice on evaluating CEOs. Watch the brief video below.


6. And of course, we recommend you check out Raines Intel’s latest piece on better networking. Read “5 Tips for Better Networking.”

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