With over 5,400 responses from our survey, the Hays Gender Diversity Report 2017 helps senior leaders open a dialogue with their employees to celebrate the achievements and overall benefits of gender diversity to help translate policy into progress.
Communication a root cause for low uptake of diversity and inclusion programmes:
- 77% of employees believe diversity and inclusion programmes are important to recruitment and retention
Financial and perception issues are causing fewer men to take up their full allotment of parental leave:
- 42% of professionals believed men took very little or none of their possible parental leave
Men and women perceive flexible working to have a negative impact on their careers:
- 45% of organisations have flexible working policies in place for all staff, but only 12% of respondents were actively involved in such a scheme
Both men and women have better freedom to promote their skills and abilities in the workplace, but still acknowledge persisting obstacles to gender equality:
- 84% of women believe that gender barriers persist in the modern workplace, as do 64% of men
For more insight request your 2017 Gender Diversity report.
GENDER DIVERSITY 2017 WEBINAR
View our webinar to learn about how gender barrier and stereotypes continue to affect companies and threaten the retention of talented professionals.