Women reaching parity in numbers in the workplace: not as big an issue anymore.
Women reaching parity in leadership roles: no luck.
In an upcoming Journal of Corporate Recruiting Leadership article, Darren Shearer, a senior research consultant at SuccessFactors, compares male-to-female ratios at the staff level to male-to-female ratios at the executive level, showing a marked difference.
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