Hilton commissioned research into flexible working and female careers. Their findings were stark.
-> 43% of working women surveyed * do not feel confident asking their employer about flexible working.
-> this is despite it being the #1 are of interest in potential employers (62%)
-> 1 in 3 believe their employer would not be understanding. That is the most saddening result of all.
Hilton are tackling these issues head on. General Manager roles at Hilton allow for flexible working, home working is encouraged in many departments, and the 24/7 nature of hospitality allows Team Members to work flexible shift patterns.
The article contains an excellent video giving an insight in female careers at Hilton. Do read on...
* >2000 respondents online between 17 - 21st February 2020
Hilton is championing flexible working and encouraging more women to pursue senior management roles.