With gender pay gap reporting coming in and the job market being candidate-led, companies need to make sure people want to work there – not expect people (especially women) to change for them. It’s not such a tricky workforce puzzle after all.
The issue of diversity and inclusion remains front of mind for recruiters and business leaders alike, as organisations ramp up the effort to improve levels of diversity within the ranks.
These days, while diversity on boards is to be applauded, it’s a concept that needs to be approached with caution if you’re an SME – it could result in your team resembling a glove with six fingers.
Sandi Krakowski, founder of A Real Change International and Sandpaper Tablet, used to have an average salary of between $100,000 (£64,954) and $300,000 (£194,864) per year. That has now changed, with Krakowski giving herself just $1.
Women earn more pay than men in their 20s but soon fall far behind in their 30s as they miss out on senior positions.
National Left-Handers Day takes place on 13 August and it's been revealed that 12 per cent of the working population is left-handed, which results in many of them facing issues in the workplace.
Women in the workplace are still struggling to get their careers back on track, or keep them at all, after becoming pregnant. A new campaign wants to put this problem back on the map.
A year ago Google released the composition of its workforce, and admitted it was “miles from where we want to be" – but since then, what has it done to address its problems?
The World Economic Forum estimated that it'll be 80 years before women achieve gender parity. As a firm that prides itself on progress, EY is looking to challenge that prediction with its 'fast forward' strategy to develop women in the workplace.
Religious employees feel uncomfortable with keeping to their beliefs at work, suggested the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). Christians are deemed as bigots and Jews and Muslims find it hard to take time off for religious holidays. Employers also don't know what actions might count as breaching the Equality Act.
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and employment relations minister Jo Swinson have voiced opinions on a new government study that found more than half of the country believes childcare should be a responsibility for both parents. However, a review of recent reports suggests that belief still has a long road ahead.
The world can expect another 81 years to go before women have equality in the workplace, shows a milestone study.