Tag: women

2021: Where Have All the Women Workers Gone?

International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, seems like an ideal time to look at the … The post 2021: Where Have All the Women Workers Gone? appeared first on HR Tech Feed.

Serena Williams, Reese Witherspoon Share Lessons Learned as Women Entrepreneurs

Read Time1 Minute, 2 Second Serena Williams and Reese Witherspoon are widely recognized for their amazing talents— Williams as a tennis champion with 23 Grand Slam singles titles, and Witherspoon as an Academy Award-winning actress. Yet both women have been pouring their energy into businesses that are helping to create a more inclusive world. Witherspoon founded Hello Sunshine, a media company that focuses on…

If You Pay Women More They’ll Work Harder Than Men! (It’s Science!)

A new study out from Harvard (so you know it’s legit and sh*t!) on what is the real payoff on paying employees more. It the age-old question, right? We can’t find great talent, so we say, “well, if we paid more we could find more talent”. Not quite “great talent” but more talent. But, that really isn’t even the question this is answering. This…

Diversity: Women at the Top

When organizations are looking to implement and expand diversity initiatives, experts often advise, “diversity must start at the top.” This refers to a top-down mindset, in that senior leadership buy-in is required, but it also means diversity at the top of the organization: senior leadership must include women, people of color, and individuals from other underrepresented groups. Recent analysis of CEO turnover at U.S.-based…

Phenom Wins Comparably Awards for Best Companies for Professional Development and Best CEOs for Women

PHILADELPHIA, July 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Phenom, the global leader in Talent Experience Management (TXM), today announced it was recognized as a Best Company for Professional Development and a Best CEO for Women by the 2020 Comparably Awards. The post Phenom Wins Comparably Awards for Best Companies for Professional Development and Best CEOs for Women appeared first on HR Tech Feed.

The Mom Project Raises $25M for Job Board Marketplace Focused on Work-Life Integration for Women

The Mom Project has raised $25 million for its job board marketplace that focuses on “work-life integration for women.” The Mom Project claims that “86% of working mothers would leave […] The post The Mom Project Raises $25M for Job Board Marketplace Focused on Work-Life Integration for Women appeared first on HRWins by LAROCQUE, LLC. The post The Mom Project Raises $25M for Job…

Initiatives are Lacking to Increase the Proportion of Women in Business Leadership – According to New Study by the HR...

Women remain under-represented in business leadership positions, and most organizations are not doing all they can to remedy the situation. The majority of HR professionals (68%) say their company does not hold senior leaders personally accountable for increasing the number of women in leadership positions. In addition, most companies (77%) are not incentivizing managers to promote more women into leadership roles. The free research…

Recruiting Alert: Women More Affected by This Recession

In December 2019, women made up a majority, albeit slight, of the workforce. At the end of last year, 50.4% of U.S. jobs were held by women. But, as with so many other aspects of employment, COVID-19 has had an impact. More women than men have been affected by job losses related to the business shutdown or what economists are now referring to as…

Private Network for Women Lands $15 Million in Funding

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chief, the private network driving women into leadership positions and keeping them there, today announced it has secured $15 million in new funding from all existing investors, including General Catalyst, Inspired Capital, GGV Capital, Primary Venture Partners, Flybridge Capital and BoxGroup. This latest round of funding brings Chief’s total funding to $40 million. Chief unites leading women in business to create successions…

Women in the Workforce 2020: Big Strides, Yet Big Challenges

Before the global pandemic took over the news, you may recall hearing stories relating back to the U.S. Labor Department’s report in December with data showing that women make up the majority of the workforce at 50.04%. Yet even with the mass number of women in the workforce, the percentage of executive-level roles held by women remain relatively low. Only 6% of the Fortune…

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E6 – Pay Equity for Women: Soccer and Salesforce

In Episode 6 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Tim Sackett and Kris Dunn get together to talk discuss pay equity issues for women, focusing on the the recent court briefing filed by the US Soccer Federation that claimed the US Women’s National Team earns less than the Men’s National Team due to (among other things) “men having more ability, strength and…

Should the US Women Soccer Team be Paid the Same as Men? No!

How’s that for a clickbait headline! “I knew it the SOB Tim Sackett is a Sexist!” Slow down, read the post, you might be surprised on my take… The US Women’s Soccer team should not be paid the same as the US Men’s Soccer team. They should be paid more! Okay, let’s dig into this issue. The media coverage on this issue is rightly…

Workday Podcast: Creating More Inroads for Women in Technology

This post was originally published on this site The tech sector continues to grow at a remarkable rate. Still, it remains a highly male-dominated industry. And for all its amazing innovation, the tech industry continues to fall short when it comes to recruiting and promoting women into senior leadership positions. While at Workday Rising Europe, I had the chance to talk with Chris Byrne,…