However, recent data suggests these benefits may be under threat from the wider societal and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.3 Here we outline current evidence concerning such repercussions and highlight possible organizational approaches to retain female talent in the workplace.
Read to learn how the pandemic further increased the gap between women and men and how your company can support women in the workplace.
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2. Moreno-Gómez J & Calleja-Blanco J. The relationship between women’s presence in corporate positions and firm performance: The case of Colombia, International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship. 2018. 10. 1. 83-100. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJGE-10-2017-0071.
3. Building Forward Fairer: Women’s rights to work and at work at the core of the COVID-19 recovery. International Labour Organization. Published July 19, 2021. Available: https://www.ilo.org/gender/Informationresources/Publications/WCMS_814499/lang--en/index.htm.
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