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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. Women faring better in tight job market

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Women in their 30s and 40s are finding it relatively easier to find jobs in the current downturn than their male counterparts, according to government data. The number of middle-aged women in the workforce rose more in the first three months of the year than the figure for men of the same age. Quarter on quarter, the percentage of women aged between 30 and 34 who were ...

  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 - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    Starbucks stars as South Korea aims to boost jobs for women

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:33am by BLOOM

    ... for women When former kindergarten teacher Kim Sun-sung tried to rejoin South Korea's workforce after five years raising her children, she found it tough. Then 41, Kim was either told she ... of women in the workforce to 61.9 per cent by 2017 from 53.5 per cent in 2012, warning of a "long tunnel" of depression unless every economic lever is mobilised. Concern South ...

  8. 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 ...

  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. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong ranks third in number of women in the workplace, says study

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Women outnumber men in local workforce: study Hong Kong ranks third out of six Asian locations in a gender diversity survey that looked at women ... Malaysia and Singapore from October last year to March this year. The study found that while Malaysia topped the chart with 58.1 per cent of the workforce being women, the proportion of women ...




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