The 2012 Catalyst Census is in– and women are still poorly represented in the ranks of senior leadership in Canada’s Financial Post 500 companies.
“Hot jobs” refer to the high-visibility projects, mission-critical roles, and international experiences that do most to advance the careers of talented employees regardless of gender. In a survey of 1,660 respondents, Catalyst found that more opportunities were given to men in these areas than women which helped shape the course of their careers.
Despite the strides taken by law firms to increase the number of women lawyers in leadership positions, only a dismal 18.8 percent become partners in the nation’s biggest firms.
Including white men in diversity training makes for a more inclusive workplace, a new study released by Catalyst this July 2012 finds. Find out how including white men transformed the mindset and behaviors of participants in as short as four months.
A gender and wage gap exists for women in media, a study released by Catalyst in July 2012 reports. The survey revealed that women were underrepresented in top management and governance positions in various media outfits around the world.
Catalyst, a nonprofit organization that expands opportunities for women and business, and Women in Capital Markets (WCM), launch their research-based guidebook entitled Women and Men in Canadian Capital Markets.
A recent Catalyst report reveals that women working in Asia do not have enough workplace flexibility to meet their work-life needs. As a result, their career aspirations are affected.
In her second podcast of the Broad Experience, a show on women, workplace and success, Ashley Milne-Tyte, a regular contributor to Femme-O-Nomics, asks what men in the workplace have to gain from equality. (Hint: They get more sex.)
Although still in its early days, there appears to be an appetite among some men to enter the conversation about gender in the workplace on their own terms.