Employers getting it wrong in career progression schemes for women
by Liz Hall
Many employers are barking up the wrong tree in their initiatives to promote women’s career progression, suggests research.
Despite an increase in women on boards, the number of women being promoted into executive roles to replace them has fallen and businesses are failing to take the right steps to resolve this imbalance, suggests Ines Wichert from Kenexa’s Smarter Workforce Institute.
Dr. Wichert, senior psychologist at the Institute’s Women in Leadership hub carried out research among 1,145 UK male and female employees, showing that what women want in terms of their...
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