Brianna White

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Move over Great Resignation because the “Great Breakup” looks set to shake up gender balance—and not in a good way—into 2023 and beyond. 
Move over Great Resignation because the “Great Breakup” looks set to shake up gender balance—and not in a good way—into 2023 and beyond. 
That’s according to the latest Women in the Workplace report from McKinsey, in partnership with LeanIn.Org, which found that women leaders are switching roles at higher rates than men, and companies are struggling to retain the few women leaders they do have. 
Along with sustainability, diversity and inclusion (D&I) are two of the biggest buzzwords in workplace relations. Large organizations in particular have a heightened sense of awareness that their workforce needs to be representative and supportive of all women, including women of color and LGBTQ+ women. If you look at many leading companies’ values, D&I features heavily, so why are so many women, particularly those in leadership roles, jumping ship?
What Is Happening?
The McKinsey report highlights that women in corporate America are leaving their roles for a number of reasons: microaggressions such as being mistaken for a more junior member of staff, not being rewarded for striving to create a more inclusive workplace, and not being afforded flexibility to help foster a more manageable work-life balance topped the poll. 
On a global scale, only 25% of women feel fully included in the workplace, and women who feel excluded at work are three times more likely to quit than those who feel included. These findings from Bain & Company’s global study, The Fabric of Belonging: How to Weave an Inclusive Culture also highlight another worrying trend.
Continue reading: https://tech.eu/2022/11/11/why-women-are-leaving-the-workplace/
 

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