Women play a critical role in strong, innovative, productive workplaces. Supportive employers make room for women’s voices and understand that gender balanced workplaces are the future. Need some help on your journey to empower women in your organization? Check out the insights below.
Empowering women is a cause that's close to our hearts at Randstad. Our signature program to raise women's voices and tackle workplace issues women face on a daily basis was launched in 2011. Through community building and co-creation initiatives, we've published a series of podcasts, a white paper, and more resources.
Historically women have had difficulty progressing their careers. Young workers enter the workforce on relatively equal footing, however the gender gap grows as women get older. Providing women with the tools they need to succeed early and supporting them throughout their careers, especially when they're balancing their home and work lives is critical.
Gender parity is only one part of the fight for workplace equality. Marginalized groups like racial minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ workers have also been historically held back at work. Are your diversity and inclusion policies setting up everyone for success?
Rising above workplace politics can be tricky, especially for women and minorities, who may not always be given the benefit of the doubt or the tools they need to develop their careers. Are you providing a work environment that's supportive for everyone?