You’re lying on a beach soaking up the sun at 11 am. Or maybe you’re traveling with your partner through Europe seeking out adventure. I’m not talking about going on vacation. I’m talking about retirement. That lovely time in the distant future where the world is your oyster and the possibilities are endless. Or are they? That depends on what you save in your 401(k) today.
The Everyday Realities – Real Women, Their Stories, Your Advancement
If there’s one thing we know about… it’s the food and beverage industry. From front of house to corporate, production to distribution; we’ve seen all the different angles of this diverse, far-reaching and eclectic world.
Amidst all the incredible triumphs and breakthroughs, silent career killers are lurking beneath the surface; sexism, age bias, a lack of diversity. For example, women represented a pitiful 18% of the food industry’s C-suite executives in 2018, down from 23% in 2017. Through exposure, education, and community, The Everyday Real is inspiring change, arming employees and providing a much-needed nucleus of support.
So, how are we doing it?
3 pillars support and frame The Everyday Real – Real women, real stories and real advancement. We can’t wait to tell you all about it!
We’re a community that connects ambitious, successful and aspiring professionals. Our commitment to Real Women will see us showcasing our members, highlighting women who are smashing their goals and cheering on inspirational girl bosses who are breaking the mold.
From our detailed Q&A series to member spotlights and topical discussions – we’ll be keeping you in the loop when it comes to smashing the glass ceiling. These women say no to sexism, no to poor progression, no substandard pay, no to destroying the planet and no to harassment! They’re raising capital, building empires and staying humble – they’re everyday women, doing it for real.
[Want to see your name on The Everyday Real? Know a deserving candidate for a detailed Q&A? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org]
See some REAL Women:
Got something to say? We want to hear it! We’ll be hearing stories from our members, community and the wider industry, exposing the good, the bad and the ugly.
“You’re young enough to be my daughter”, “better luck on that promotion next time”, “you’ll be eligible for a pay raise if you promise not to go on full maternity”. Umm, what? Whilst change is coming, it can be hard to know what to do in the here and now. Whether you’ve experienced something in the workplace that you want to discuss, or you’ve been witness to instances that simply shouldn’t occur, we want to bring them to the forefront.
Did you know that more sexual harassment claims in the U.S. are filed in the restaurant industry than in any other? As many as 90% of women reportedly experience some form of sexual harassment, but do we hear their stories? Anonymous or outspoken, we’re providing a platform where women can be heard – alongside actionable tips on how to respond, avoid and cope with these uncomfortable situations. Our founder, Angela, will be sharing her own difficult stories and adding her thoughts to the stories of others. Together, with the right advice, we can make a positive change.
[Email your story to email@example.com, let us know whether you’d like to be anonymous or not and see your issues banged to rights – right here!]
See some REAL Stories:
How to write a kick-ass resume, how to answer the hardest of interview questions, how to maximize your LinkedIn – you name it! In the name of advancement, we’ll be sharing insider secrets to the industry’s hottest job scoops and career boosters.
Whether it’s enhancing your executive presence or harnessing the power of grit, we’ll be spilling the tea and getting you career confident. Our courses are created by experts, tested by real employees and enjoyed by our growing network of foodie females. But, we’re not stopping there! If there’s something you want to learn about, we want to provide it for you!
[Email your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get creating!]
See some real advancement:
The Everyday Real wouldn’t be real without the real women that make it so. If you want to share a story, become a contributor or weigh in on something you’ve seen online, we’re here for you!
Your voice deserves to be heard – and there are countless women who feel just like you, every day. To build this community, we want to hear from the women who benefit from it. Tell us what you need, let us know how to support you and help us to showcase the incredible talent the food and beverage industry has to offer.
Keepin’ it real,
The Everyday Real x
Money is great. It helps us buy the things we need, like a roof over our heads and food on the table. It also affords us the opportunity to buy what we want, like a good bottle of wine or a plane ticket to a tropical destination. As the saying goes, money makes the world go round. But then why is it that we work every day to make money, and yet, we’re not always the best at taking care of it?
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