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REMOVE BIAS AGAINST WOMEN IN RECRUITING >>
REMOVE BIAS AGAINST WOMEN IN RECRUITING
Anonymize resumes of applicants so credentials can be viewed on a level playing field.
Dissolve recruiting bias against returning women who have gap years due to child or parental care.
Set specific hiring goals for gender.
Ensure interview loops include women.
FULLY SUPPORT WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT >>
FULLY SUPPORT WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT
Pay women equally as men for the same job.
Raise their visibility internally and externally.
Create ‘reverse mentoring’ opportunities with young members of female workforce.
Deliberately promote qualified but underrepresented women to management levels
CREATE A FAMILY-FORWARD WORK CULTURE >>
CREATE A FAMILY-FORWARD WORK CULTURE
No meetings during critical family times.
Give men same parental leave as women.
Create family-friendly, not bro-friendly workspaces.
ADOPT THE ERA AT YOUR COMPANY >>
ADOPT THE ERA AT YOUR COMPANY
Women shall have equal rights at THIS COMPANY and every place subject to its jurisdiction. Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by THIS COMPANY or by any MANAGER on account of sex/gender.
LISTEN LOUDER AND SUPPORT WOMEN’S COMMUNICATION >>
LISTEN LOUDER AND SUPPORT WOMEN’S COMMUNICATION
Not mistake collaborative language for weakness.
Not overvalue hyper assertiveness as leadership
Those leading meetings need to make sure that all the voices in the room are speaking up – and being heard.
SET THE RIGHT EXAMPLE FOR THE NEXT GENERATION >>
SET THE RIGHT EXAMPLE FOR THE NEXT GENERATION
Support working mom at home.
Break sons out of the “man box”.
Showcase new heroes.
DO NOT TOLERATE SEXUAL HARASSMENT >>
DO NOT TOLERATE SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Be performance agnostic.
Draft explicit policies in employee handbook.
Adopt clear definitions of harassment levels.
Hold trainings and model intolerance.
Call out “Bro Behavior”.
ENCOURAGE WOMEN TO SUPPORT WOMEN >>
ENCOURAGE WOMEN TO SUPPORT WOMEN
Mentor and support other women in the workplace, regardless of own journey.
Curb competitiveness, look for common goals.
Set examples for other women.