Accenture’s group chief executive for growth markets outlines their company’s goal to achieve a gender-balanced workforce by 2025.
Boston Consulting Group’s Trish Stroman on how more and more companies are striving to change their culture and policies toward paid family leave, with results in improved retention, morale, and productivity.
BCG reviewed the policies of more than 250 companies. Their finding? Employers see a solid business case for offering paid family leave, including benefits such as improved talent retention and attraction and their own ability to manage the costs of the program through thoughtful policy design.
Gender equality is a priority for most CEOs, but their companies fall short. Dominic Barton of McKinsey explains why that’s so and how to remedy it.
Negotiating effectively takes practice and courage. One author shares her best tips and lessons learned on how to do it like a pro and achieve the compensation you deserve.
Women looking for jobs and looking to leave jobs need the same thing: a space to share recommendations — and horror stories. Like Yelp, but for women in the workplace. And now, a host of websites wants to do just that.
Sexism in the workplace is not always overt harassment. It can be downplaying the contributions of women … or simply enforcing a higher bar for raises and promotions. Jason Shen has a few suggestions for retaining that talent.
Globally the number of females represented on financial services boards continues to grow, but a stagnancy at the executive level is disenfranchising millennials as they get to grips with a workplace stuck in its gendered past. Oliver Wyman’s 2016 Women in financial services report revealed that financial services will not reach 30% female executive committee representation until 2048. Millennial women are facing the same problems as their counterparts in the 1980s and 1990s, just without expecting to. This leads to a ‘culture shock’ as they realise traditional gender roles continue to exist in the workplace.
An introductory workshop series for startups and small businesses ready to invest in creating a more inclusive and equitable workspace.
While women across the pond might enjoy access to maternity leave, that doesn’t mean they’re not struggling with many of the same issues that American women are. On Monday, British charity Citizens Advice released a report revealing that women in the U.K. are increasingly concerned with workplace discrimination as it relates to maternity leave.