Tag: recruitment

Rebecca Knight

How does a woman respond when she’s being recruited for a top job that may prove to be just too much of a stretch? And how is that different from how a man reacts in the same circumstances? (more…)

Rebecca Knight

Most days this blog is about women at the top of their careers − chief executives, other C-suiters and the challenges they faced as they climbed up the corporate ladder. Today, however, I would like to focus on an extraordinary organisation that helps women at the bottom of the ladder. (more…)

Liz Bolshaw

Research from the Institute of Leadership & Management and Ashridge Business School published on Thursday reveals that recent UK graduates are looking to move on from their current jobs in record numbers. (more…)

Liz Bolshaw

Here’s a conundrum: do expectations drive outcomes or do outcomes shape expectations? (more…)

Liz Bolshaw

The FTSE 100 Cross-Company Mentoring Programme has had six years of pairing chairmen and chief executives of the UK’s largest companies with nominated senior women executives from other companies. (more…)

On May 11, the Financial Times publishes the next Women at the Top page as part of its flagship project on female business leadership. (more…)

Linda Tarr-Whelan

Typically, investors focus on bottom-line results, sustainability and social responsibility – but that is no longer enough. (more…)

Liz Bolshaw

Reports by McKinsey, the consultancy, have been some of the most powerful forces in building the economic argument for improved gender parity in the workforce.

This month, McKinsey publishes Unlocking the Full Potential of Women in the US Economy, a report that explores why, in spite of all the well-acknowledged economic arguments, highly skilled women still do not progress up the career ladder. (more…)

Liz Bolshaw

Indra Nooyi, chairman and chief executive of PepsiCo, the US beverages group, has been urging the world’s biggest corporations to involve more women in management. (more…)

Liz Bolshaw

The US National Association for Female Executives has just published its annual list of the top 50 companies ranked by female representation and programmes that attract, retain and promote women. (more…)

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