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women in leadership insights

In 2012, Randstad Canada launched its first study of women in the workplace. We learned a lot and we want to share our ongoing learning and thoughts on the subject with you.

Randstad Workmonitor "Women in leadership: still a tough battle" (March 2013)

Women in leadership: Breaking through the glass ceiling

Findings from Randstad's latest Global Workmonitor, surveying employees in 32 countries around the world, reveal that while most Canadian companies have more male than female managers (58%), 88% of Canadians believe in diverse and balanced women/men teams.

Glass Ceiling Persists in Canada’s Boardrooms, Survey Says

According to a poll of 500 female executives conducted by Ipsos Reid and commissioned on behalf of Randstad Canada, the country’s Canadian leader for staffing, recruitment and HR Services, when it comes to salaries, promotions, important decisions and travel, the “glass ceiling” is a very real challenge for today’s female business leaders.

Canadian Industries with the Most Opportunity for Female Executives

According to a poll of 500 female executives conducted by Ipsos Reid and commissioned on behalf of Randstad Canada, the country’s Canadian leader for staffing, recruitment and HR Services, the Canadian industries with the best opportunities for female executives remain within the “traditional” fields.

Women in Leadership, New Realities for Today and Tomorrow

According to the findings of the recent Women in Leadership survey of 500 female managers and executives, conducted by Ipsos-Reid on behalf of Randstad Canada in late June, there are still many obstacles that women need to overcome in the workplace when striving to reach the managerial and executive ranks.