A famous last name will get you everywhere, right? It seems like Elizabeth Olsen might have had it easy getting into the movie business. She happened to be related to two extremely successful young women who could introduce her to any number of influential people. Her name was already recognizable. She had a pre-existing fanbase of people who adore her sisters, Mary-Kate and Ashley. All in all, you would think that the younger sister benefited a bit from nepotism.
But it turns out that Elizabeth Olsen spent a lot of time working against that basic assumption. More
Normally, we see nepotism as the unfair promotion of a family member. Normally, it sucks to feel like someone got handed a career that they didn’t deserve simply because they were born to the right person.
This isn’t one of those times. This is really the most endearing example of nepotism you’ll ever find. This one will give you some good vibrations. More
Equal pay for equal work isn’t just about genders, it’s about every employee who deserves to be treated and compensated fairly by their company. More
It looks like the American Dream – which promises that if you work hard and use your brain, you can find success – is alive and well. After a 25 year study that followed over 2,000 Americans, researchers have demonstrated that it isn’t your connections that determine your professional trajectory, it’s your intelligence.