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Below you can find a selection of our favourite news stories curated from the press around the world. You can use the filters above to find your particular favourites either via year published, or by keyword!

  • Why every business should have a returnship scheme

    27 July 2017

    Why every business should have a returnship scheme By Ann Pickering Ann Pickering, O2’s HR director, talks about O2’s commitment to social mobility and career returnships. The challenges faced by women returning to the workplace cost the UK an estimated £1.7bn a year in lost economic output, according to recent research on the subject. The stories of people, often mothers, struggling to return to work after a career break are sadly ones we hear all too often.

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    Read the full article at The Blue
  • The Small Number Of Women On Corporate Boards Will Perplex You

    27 July 2017

    We've seen more awareness about the importance of placing women on corporate boards...but yet they're still almost exclusively dominated by white, cis men. And the problem is even bigger than we thought. A report byWall Street Journal entitled "Companies Go Public, and the Board Is a Boys' Club" illustrates findings by advocacy group 2020 Women on Boards, and the news isn't good.

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    Read the full article at levo.com
  • Women blame bias, men blame parenting: How does an industry become male-dominated?

    27 July 2017

    When an industry’s dominated by men, the all too few women represented are even more likely to come up against bias in recruitment and career progression.

    But their male counterparts may see the problem differently, preferring to blame parenting for the lack of diversity.

    That certainly appears to be the case in the investment management industry, which is 76% male according to new research.

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    Read the full article at Women's agenda
  • How Men Should Help More Women Lead | Time.com

    27 July 2017

    There is a lack of women’s leadership in this country. In companies , Congress , Hollywood , tech and certainly in our field of national security, relatively few women have made it to the top. Just as President Obama couldn't erase racial bias, recent women Secretaries of State haven’t nearly evened the odds for women leaders . Just watch the Sunday talk shows and prime-time cable news panels, which showcase the utter domination of men in foreign affairs and policy more broadly.

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    Read the full article at time.com
  • 44 Favorite Books of High Achievers

    27 July 2017

    GROW 44 Favorite Books of High Achievers The people who accomplish the most in life are serious about self-improvement, which often comes in the form of a good book. WRITE A COMMENT The people who accomplish the most in life are serious about self-improvement , which often comes in the form of a good book . Here are several dozen excellent reads, recommended by high achieving founders and executives. 1.

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    Read the full article at inc.com
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