The job sounded labour intensive, but impressive nonetheless: a company was looking for their new Director of Operations. What came next may surprise you.
Jellaine Ross is the entrepreneur behind beauty and fashion brand Cherry Blooms. She founded the business in 2008 and is now expecting a $3 million turnover in 2014.
Long ago, before Sandberg's book Lean In convinced me to change my ways, I had a life. Then I read it and realised I was self-sabotaging slacker.
Tim Armstrong, the chief executive officer of AOL, landed himself in a media storm when he held a meeting to explain why he was cutting employees' retirement benefits. He pointed the finger at an unlikely target: babies. Specifically, my baby.
Call it the second baby effect: women return to work after the birth of their second child and discover they are being discriminated against by previously accommodating managers.
Gender equality is proving elusive for Matilda Heather Garriock, who is hoping to finish her career on a high note - as a player for Australia and a mum.
More women with successful careers are starting their own business or working for themselves from home after having children.
Kate Mills started ProfessionalMums.net, an employment community for women, after the birth of her first child. She's a mum to Coco, 5, and Bebe, 3.
The term is embraced by some and loathed by others - why so?
Tiffany Faglin is the founder of TheChicElement, an online business that sells a range of beautiful, functional pieces for home offices. She's also the mum of three boys under the age of four.
What's the difference between a 'mumpreneur' who sees her business as a hobby, compared to one who uses it to earn her income? Two business owners explain how they started out.