Much has been made of the benefits of the new ways of remote working and the impact that technology has had on our ability to work in different and more flexible ways. And great strides have been made in getting more women into leadership positions. For more on this, see this article by Kirstie Houlton.
However, the impacts are not all positive, nor evenly spread. My colleague John Quirk references the challenges parents face when working from home, although the same could be said of anyone with caring responsibilities (here).
So for another perspective and some practical tips on how to retain your female talent, this article examines some of the challenges businesses face and how these might be overcome....
As we’ve watched the coronavirus crisis unfold, we see many of the barriers that stymie women’s careers and lead companies to underutilize and lose their female talent become magnified.