“Whether it’s salary, working hours or their job title, it’s important to be direct with your employer about your needs."
“It’s always great to hear success stories from women who are making their mark in the industry but more importantly it’s great that they are happy to share their experience and advice with others."
"The current rate of progress won’t even deliver on the low-bar of 33 per cent female representation by 2020."
“Organisations need to work with their workforce to understand what is preventing women from being able to progress and share a clear action plan to redress the balance."
"It is extremely disheartening to see the compounding disparities based on race, age and sexual orientation still pertain within the industry."
“Over a third (38 per cent) of talent professionals globally told us they are struggling to find diverse candidates in the hiring process, and 27 per cent are finding it difficult to retain diverse employees."
"While there is work to do, our analysis suggests that smaller businesses are succeeding in addressing female pay disparity more effectively than many larger employers."
“The opportunity now is to move from inclusion being interesting to being imperative – just like we treat other top business priorities.”
Despite being almost as equally likely to participate in the work force – men remain far more likely than women to be in leadership roles, across all sectors.