The latest WEF report indicates that it will take centuries to achieve gender parity in workplaces around the globe.
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Why are the findings of the Hampton-Alexander Review worse than expected?
President Obama has outlined new plans to close the gender pay gap in the United States. Women still earn just 79 cents to every dollar earned by man. This comes nearly fifty years after the Equal Pay Act was passed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1960s.
Gender equality is still a generation, or 17 years away, as research suggests women under 35 are most pessimistic about the time needed for change.
Up to 66 percent of females working in recruitment believe that family and caring responsibilities negatively impact on talented women’s promotion and career prospects.
PageGroup, the specialist recruitment company, has recently pledged to the government gender equality initiative, Think, Act, Report, to help steer its diversity and inclusion programmes.
Research conducted by the Pensions Policy institute and sponsored by Age UK found that just under a quarter of all employees are not eligible for auto-enrolment, yet the number of women who do not meet the criteria is double the 16 percent of men.
Network Rail today pledged to change its approach as it seeks to boost the number of women working on the railways after new research revealed that girls as young as seven have an ‘unconscious bias’ against engineering and by 14, many have fully switched off from it as a career option. Focus groups with schoolgirls…
Women are 30 percent more likely to be recruited for an interim assignment than men, finds the latest six month snap shot survey of 17,000 interims from Russam GMS.
For its third consecutive year, specialist recruiter PageGroup has partnered with UK charity, Smart Works, to provide office attire to unemployed women on low incomes.
Women over 50 are up to 25 times less likely to be called for a job interview than women in their late 20s, new research from Anglia Ruskin University’s Lord Ashcroft International Business School shows.
Workplace expert, Acas, has launched a new series of equality guides today to help employers and managers identify, tackle and prevent discrimination in the workplace.
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Page Personnel, part of specialist recruitment company PageGroup, is pleased to announce that Regional Director, Sandra Hill, has been awarded ‘Female Leader of the Year’ at the 2015 Women in Business awards.
Women scientists should work in separate laboratories because of their propensity for falling in love with the men and crying when criticised, British Nobel laureate Tim Hunt announced this week.