We need to acknowledge that there has been a reality of a leaky pipeline of female leaders. The current COVID situation threatens to increase this “leakage” unless we think differently about our workplace practices and
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“One thing’s clear: Single mothers will be the worst affected when the country reopens with fewer childcare providers and schools still closed.”
When women leave work – regardless, the reason or length of the absence – not only do they lose income, but they forfeit seniority, forgo promotions and miss making retirement fund contributions. Companies suffer too.
1 in 4 women are considering downshifting their careers or leaving the workforce due to the coronavirus
“We have to recognize that what was possible when your kids were going to school outside the home is not possible when your kids are in school in the home,” she says. “We think companies
“In addition, 26% of men with children at home said they received a pay raise while working remotely, compared to 13% of women with children at home.”
The most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) monthly jobs report shows job gains continued to slow in September, with the economy adding back only 661,000 jobs, compared to nearly 1.5 million added back in
By Teresa Tanner If there’s one thing I’ve noticed over the past several weeks, it’s the abundance of negative news floating around. Unemployment rates, the unknown future of the education system, the havoc COVID-19 is
“If women continue to lose workforce gains in this economic downturn, that could have massive repercussions on the gains women have made in the workforce in recent years, by exacerbating pay and promotion gaps.”
By Teresa Tanner What can COVID-19 teach us about innovation? The COVID-19 virus is spreading quickly — and it’s affecting all of our lives deeply, whether you’re a healthcare worker on the front lines and/or
By Teresa Tanner It’s no secret that we’re living in unprecedented times. In fact, the use of the word itself is living out its very definition, quite possibly never having been used as much in
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