Women Turn To Entrepreneurship For Workplace Equality

Geography: United States —Research Source: Recruiter.com & 1,000 Dreams Fund —Date: November 2016 —Findings:  30% of young American women want to be entrepreneurs and work for themselves instead of working for a company. 77% of young American women  say that being “too young” has hurt their ability to get a job interview or get hired, and many keep their […]

More Hours In The Office Does Not Mean Men Work Harder

Geography: Global —Research Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics —Date: November 2016 —Findings:  Women make 83% of what full-time working men make. Women who hold full-time jobs earn 79 cents for every dollar that men with full-time jobs earn. African-American and Latina women earn 64 cents and 56 cents, respectively, for every dollar that white, non-Hispanic men earn. […]

Family or Work: Which Comes First?

Geography: United States —Research Source: Gallup —Date: October 2016 —Findings:  35% of female employees are engaged in their jobs, and nearly half of women say they are looking for or considering new jobs. 48% of female employees say that they are actively looking for a different job or watching for new opportunities. 60% of women rate greater work-life […]

Working Mothers Want To Care And Work But Are Ofter Forced To Choose

Geography: United States —Research Source:  Gallup —Date: October 2016 —Findings: Only 35% of female employees are engaged in their jobs, and nearly 50% of women say they are looking for or considering new jobs. 48% of female employees say they are actively looking for a different job or watching for new opportunities. 60% of women rate greater work-life […]

Women’s Care is Riddled With Plan Exclusions

Geography: United States —Research Source: National Women’s Law Center —Date: August 2016 —Findings: 42% of medical plans cover treatment for conditions that result from non-covered services, for example, if you get an infection following cosmetic surgery. 27% of plans include maintenance therapy for a chronic disease or other care that prevents regression of a stable condition. 14% of plans cover […]

Working Dads Are Still The Bread Winners

Geography: United States —Research Source: Harris Poll —Date: May 2016 —Findings:   40% of working moms and working dads are the sole breadwinners for their households, yet working dads are almost three times as likely to earn $50,000 or more and three times as likely to earn six figures. 69% of working moms earning less than $50,000 annually […]

Stepping Over The Pay Gap

Geography: United States Source: Glassdoor Date: April 2016 Findings: Occupational sorting explains 54% of the overall or “unadjusted” pay gap—by far the largest factor. Only 26% of highly paid chief executives are shown to be women but 71 percent of low-paid cashiers. A 24.1% higher base pay is seen by men when compared to women of same job title and […]

How Gender Parity Is Motiving Employees

Geography: United States Source:  Bridge Date: April 2016 Findings: 66% of women see gender bias in promotions and filling leadership positions compared to only 34% of men. 64% of men believe women revise greater compensation than men for equal work compared to 36% of women. 62% of women perceive a lack of sensitivity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender […]

How Gender Equality Can Benefit The Bottom Line

Geography: United States Source:  Bridge Date: April 2016 Findings: 47% of women think men are paid more for equal work. Only 42% of women this pay is equal compared to 58% of men. 31% of respondents see the most discrimination in gender bias for promotions and filling leadership positions. 19% of respondents see the most discrimination in men receiving […]

The Younger Generations Are Driving Education

Geography: United States Source:  Census Bureau Date: April 2016 Findings: 88.4% of US adults aged 25 and older are high school graduates, and almost one-third (32.5%) have at least a Bachelor’s degree. 59% of adults have completed some college or more. 60% of women had some college or more education compared to 58% of men. 32% of men and 33% […]