Has the Rise of Work-from-Home Reduced the Motherhood Penalty in the Labor Market? | University of Virginia and University of Southern California

Workforce Trends

According to the LeanIn and McKinsey & Company’s 2023 Women in the Workplace Report, the largest study on women in corporate America, flexibility, such as the option to work from home (WFH), is highly valued by working mothers, with 57% stating they would leave their employer or reduce work hours without it. In a recent study by …

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Women in the Workplace Playlist | Multiple Resources

Workforce Trends

Last week, I shared the newly released 2023 Women in the Workplace report by Lean In and McKinsey, which marked the ninth annual and most extensive study on women in corporate America. In response to multiple requests for additional resources on women in the workplace, I’ve curated a playlist of five resources. Aside from the aforementioned Lean In and …

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2023 Women in the Workplace Report | LeanIn.Org and McKinsey

Workforce Trends

LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company just published their ninth annual Women in the Workplace report— the most extensive study on women in corporate America. Drawing data from over 270 companies and 27,000 employees, a few findings from this 52-page report include: 1) Women’s representation in the C-suite has grown from 17% in 2015 to an all-time high of 28% in …

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Opening Access to the Fast Track for Career Equity | MIT Sloan Management Review

Talent Development

This article discusses the importance of addressing situational factors, beyond bias and discrimination, that contribute to or hinder the career progression of women and people of color. The article analyzes multiple years of promotion, retention, performance, and pay data from 20 large and midsize companies, employing over 700,000 individuals. The findings reveal that four factors …

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Women at Work: A Global Outlook 2023 Report | Deloitte

Workforce Trends

This 39-page report presents findings from Deloitte’s third annual survey on women in the workplace. Based on feedback from ~5,000 women in 10 countries, the report highlights a few positive developments reported by many working women: reduced burnout rates, declining non-inclusive behaviors, and improved hybrid work experiences. However, these challenges persist for many, and some factors have worsened. Many …

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Women in Leadership: Why Perception Outpaces the Pipeline—and What to Do About It | IBM Institute for Business Value and Chief

Leadership & Culture

This new 38-page report provides insights into the current state of women in leadership. It notes that many organizations are implementing programs to help women advance their careers, such as providing career development planning specific to women’s needs, requiring job succession plans to include women candidates, and holding senior management accountable for gender equity with performance metrics. …

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2022 Women in the Workplace Report | Lean In and McKinsey & Company

Workforce Trends

Here is the new 2022 Women in the Workplace report by Lean In and McKinsey & Company.  This is the eighth consecutive year the report has been produced, and the effort represents the largest study of women in corporate America. While there are too many insights to cover here from this 62-page report, a few …

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Women Are Stalling Out on the Way to the Top | MIT Sloan Management Review

Workforce Trends

Many organizations strive to increase female representation in their executive-level roles. And to assess the progress organizations are making in this endeavor, this article shares findings from an analysis of the career histories and demographics of the executives in the ten highest-ranking jobs in Fortune 100 companies during the past 40 years. Using 1980 as the baseline, a …

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Women at Work 2022 Report: A Global Outlook | Deloitte

Workforce Trends

This 32-page report summarizes how women’s workplace experiences affect their engagement and career progression and offers insights into the state of gender equality in the workplace. It is based on survey responses from 5,000 working women across ten countries. Although the 2022 survey shows a slight improvement in women’s work/life balance and modest increases in …

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March Issue of HR Leaders Monthly: 6 Articles | Gartner

Workforce Trends

This 38-page March 2022 issue of Gartner’s HR Leaders Monthly Magazine includes six articles on various work, workplace, and workforce topics. They range from employees’ perceptions and expectations for hybrid work, how the pandemic and the transition to hybrid have affected women, and three pandemic lessons for building a better recruiting function. Two articles focus on performance management (PM), one of which …

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