INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

CELEBRATING WOMEN AT WORK

women at workThe working world has changed a lot and women are in more leadership positions than ever.

In honour of International Women's Day, Hays celebrates women in leadership, looks at global trends in workplace equality, and looks forward to a bright future for all genders in the workplace.

HAYS WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

Jackie Burns headshot 2015 Jackie Burns
Hays VP, Western Region

"I have tried to demonstrate to people that have worked for me that being a women should not limited your career opportunities or aspirations"

Sue Hanlon headshotSue Hanlon
Veredus | Hays General Counsel

"I think there’s still a double standard when it comes to being a strong leader—it’s admirable in a man and sometimes referred to negatively when a woman displays those same characteristics."

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Women in Trades and Maintenance

women in trades and maintenanceCanada faces a critical shortage of skilled tradespeople, and only four per cent of people in trades and maintenance are women. How can Canada attract women to Trades and Maintenance as a career, to reduce long term shortages?

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HAYS CANADA GENDER DIVERSITY REPORT

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The latest data from Hays' Global Diversity Survey.

How does Canada compare to the rest of the world on attitudes towards women in leadership?

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GLOBAL GENDER DIVERSITY SURVEY OVERVIEW

More than 5000 people worldwide answered Hays' Gender Diversity Survey.

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Canadian men were some of the least likely globally to say there was pay inequality and Canadian women were the most likely to say gender did affect compensation. Worldwide 18 per cent of men said there was a pay discrepancy, while 44 per cent of women agreed.

 

 

 

 

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 Most respondents said women had access to the same career opportunities as their male colleagues.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The majority of respondents said flexible working practices was the best way to improve diversity in the workplace.

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