Around 65% of Americans believe it’s important for women to have role models when they are starting their careers. But with just 20 companies in the Fortune 500 having female CEOs, there’s a significant lack of role models for women.
In an article for the Harvard Business Review, Wendy Murphy argues that the role models we need are everywhere. Rather than looking to one person within the organisation to help us develop, we (women and men) should look everywhere for role models who can help us develop the specific skills we need to acquire.
Borderless Consultants Rosalie Harrison and June Nilsson will present at the Women in Leadership Forum as part of the CPhI Congress in Barcelona on 5 October. One of the topics they will cover is mentoring and sponsorship. They would like to hear how if you have identified your skill gaps or a mentor that could help you develop. Share your thoughts ahead of the Forum via Twitter @borderlessexec #WomeninLeadership
LinkedIn Twitter Xing EmailWhen it comes to looking for employment, it would appear that disclosing a disability to a prospective employer is still very much taboo. Despite endeavors in recent […]
Making everyday work easier for people is one of the fundamentals of Hiab’s Employees First culture. In this article Hiab’s CHRO shares how they are striving to enable their employees to do an even better job through an easier work environment.
Businesses across the world are forecast to spend more than $15.4 billion on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)-related efforts by 2026. But progress on DEI is slow and in order to accelerate change worldwide we need greater clarity on what works, and what does not. The Global Parity Alliance’s DEI Lighthouse report outlines five success factors across initiatives that had the most sustained impact.