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  1. Women produce results, survey shows

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of managers were female on average, although women made up 41 of the workforce. 33% The percentage of women managers in the financial sector in 2010, an increase of 5 per cent on the figure in 2005, ... Research has found. Its report, 'Women in the Workplace', studied more than 2,600 large and mid-cap publicly traded corporations globally, and found that companies with a higher ...

  2. Ignorance reigns on equality front

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Ip Most Hong Kong people believe women are independent and on par with men when it comes to power and the opportunities open to them- but the perception falls well short of reality. A Women's Commission survey found that 87 per cent of females agreed that women were independent and autonomous. The study of 3,002 residents also found that 70 per cent believed men and women were ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Older women bring valued experience to workplace

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Workplaces can gain a lot from employment of mature women Louisa Mitchell ("Stuck in the middle", March 15) pointed out that fewer mature women are sustaining places in the workforce. Assuming the research findings to which she referred are valid, further questions need to be asked. Precisely because of their personal life experience, women in the 40 to 60 age range ...

  4. News - China - EDUCATION

    Activists lament workplace discrimination against women in China

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Raymond.li@scmp.com Female graduates say employers favour male applicants or impose discriminatory conditions Women cry foul over workplace inequality Zhu Xixi, an economics ... accepting the bank job, she missed out on a job as a student counsellor at a Wuhan university, later learning that the job had been reserved for male applicants. Zheng Churan, a women's rights ...

  5. Breaking down the wall

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Written by Susie Gyopos Economist calls for change so that career-minded women can return to the workforce minus financial penalties Book Off-Ramps and On-Ramps Author Sylvia Ann Hewlett ... importantly, human resources specialists being entrusted with helping working women take a short-time break and then, in due course, re-enter the workforce. Although it isn't a light-hearted, easy ...

  6. Women urged to make comeback

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Diana Danyi

    ... programme in 2005 with the aim of re-engaging professional women who wished to return to the workforce after taking time off to have children, care for elderly family members or address other life ... into a culture unless you have genuine, heartfelt support from the top,' Ms Erni said. Back in the fold Encore is an initiative to re-engage women in the workforce Flexible work arrangements allow ...

  7. Business - Companies - EMPLOYMENT

    Older workers, especially women, still have much to offer

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 09:57am by Stephen Vines

    ... as a matter of business, there surely can be no argument over the value of female executives or indeed of other women in the workforce. However, there is understandable resistance to this conclusion ... Stephen Vines While old staff, especially women, are highly valued in the workplace, female executives remain a distinct minority in top corporate jobs Push back the clock on retirement ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong still failing its women

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 04:47am by SU-MEI THOMPSON AND JO BAKER

    ... that, because many were not part of the formal workforce, they do not receive any benefits from the Mandatory Provident Fund scheme. This is all despite the fact women are outliving men by an average of six years. In addition, middle-aged women hold the greatest number of casual, part-time and poorly paid jobs, representing the bulk of the workforce in catering, caring, cleaning ...

  9. Women can save workforce: report

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan and Donald Asprey Women should be encouraged to seek employment as a way to ease the effects of an ageing population on the workforce, according to a paper ... and women's participation in the workforce. There, 74.5 per cent of women were employed, and the country had a fertility rate of 1.7 children per woman. The policy paper also proposes action ...

  10. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    South Korea plans 'name and shame' policy against companies with few women

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 03:24pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter South Korea will adopt a name-and- shame policy, publicly identifying firms that employ low numbers of women, as the nation’s first female president aims to create 1.65 million additional jobs for women, according to Bloomberg. Companies with at least 500 workers and whose female workforce comprises less than 70 per cent of their industry’s average for three ...




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