We support organisations to develop untapped potential, therefore encouraging internal succession and staff retention.
In their opinion…
This 2017 research is commissioned by the Boston Consulting Group and involved more than 200,000 global respondents. It challenges perceived wisdom that women are less ambitious than men. This report concludes that women’s ambition levels are significantly influenced by company culture not just the challenges associated with having children. “Women aspire to leadership roles in companies that have positive work environments and value diversity”read more
The first Hampton-Alexander in 2011 focused on women’s representation on FTSE 100 Boards. This later report describes the considerable effort needed to achieve the 33% target for women in senior leadership positions by 2020. “Almost one in two or around 40% of all...read more
With so much focus on the career barriers facing women it’s really encouraging to see progress being made: 82% of respondents are confident in their ability to fulfil their career aspirations, 77% in their ability to lead, while
73% are actively seeking career advancement opportunities.
This 2017 study of 12 female CEO’s by Saïd Business School, University of Oxford is long, but it’s worth persevering. The participants offer a candid account of career ambition and what it takes to succeed in our imperfect organisations. Why we like this article This...read more
In our opinion…
Many organisations have talent management processes, but these are rarely transparent, leaving employees unclear where they stand on career advancement. According to a 2018 PwC Report – ‘Time to talk – What has to change for women at work’ – women (and men) want more...read more
Senior women often find themselves in a male-dominated team where the rules of engagement are hard to navigate. They experience subtle, and not so subtle, competition from colleagues. They can be criticised for sounding too emotional when they speak up on a topic. And...read more
To many women, publication of gender pay gap figures simply confirms what we already knew – that men are typically paid more than women, and men are more likely to be promoted into highly paid roles, reinforcing the stereotypical view of a boardroom full of men in...read more
As part of my Coaching and mentoring MA I completed research to find out how coaching can contribute to the career development and progression of women working at mid level. In particular, I wanted to develop and enhance a short coaching framework that would be affordable for organisations.read more