ENGAGEMENT DRIVERS differ significantly between male and female employees and should not be ignored by employers, a recent study has found. According to the study, eight of the top ten drivers of engagement are different for each gender.
- Ethical business key for women
Australian female consumers and employees are demanding transparency and ethical business practices, with more than 90 per cent saying that a company’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a must and that it affects their purchasing and employment decisions.
- A dual-earner household, but with a twist
Let’s take an example. Catherine has recently completed a double degree in law and psychology. She is about 25, and working in a rehabilitation practice with workers returning to work after injury, a job she loves.
- Women in finance
THE PROPORTION of females working in the finance industry has fallen 3 per cent to 45 per cent since 1997, with female participation in the sector dropping off particularly in the older age groups.
- Superwoman myth hindering women leaders
ROLE MODELS for women in successful management positions are “extraordinary”, to the point where they intimidate rather than motivate other female leadership candidates.
- Lose the fear boys
Diversity continues to emerge as a key differentiator between a progressive and successful organisation and one that is lagging behind – and it is men who are at the forefront of leading the change.