Why career equity for women begins with allies at home and at work
While Australian business leaders have become increasingly aware of the benefits a diverse workforce can deliver in recent years, women remain under-represented at the senior and executive levels, in organisations of all stripes and sizes.
‘Women continue to pick up the slack, often at considerable cost to their personal well-being and careers. The result? The gender inequity we continue to see in the upper echelons of so many organisations.
Enable employees to balance domestic and career responsibilities as their children or caregiver needs grow – with flexible and remote working arrangements and KPIs that measure achievements and outcomes, rather than long hours of attendance in the office – and, over time, you’ll create an environment and a culture in which gender equity and work-life balance are more than mere aspirations or platitudes.’
Read the article from Sarah Mainprize, Nintex Regional Sales Director, on how making it okay for all employees to work flexibly and take time off for caring commitments will enable more high-achieving women to hit their career straps.
Read the Dynamic Business article here