Women account for only 14% of executive positions at the nation’s largest corporations, according to Catalyst, a nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding opportunities for women in the workplace. While the gap has narrowed, women continue to earn less than men. The push to get more women in senior management positions and to bring gender diversity into the C-suite is ever steadfast. But beyond gender inequality, there are some pitfalls in the workplace that are hurting women’s careers.

Vanity + Trade‘s post on Women in the Workplace talks about the mistakes women oftentimes make and explores the male and female dynamics in the workforce. Debra Chen is the founder of Vanity +Trade, which is a destination platform for sharing ideas and curated content to educate, inspire, and celebrate executives and creative entrepreneurs. Here Chen spells out some common mistakes women have been known to make—and why they need to steer back on the right track to success:

One. Hiding your


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