Ep. 28: Women In The Workplace.

More and more studies are being released that reveal the challenges women face in the office, compared to men, extend well beyond pay differences. Whether it’s a man benefiting from small talk more than a woman, setting the office temperature based on an average male comfort level, or female leaders being perceived negatively when taking the same actions as a male leader, it’s clear we have a long way to go to better gender equality at work.

This week’s guest is Raheela Anwar, speaking with me from Chicago. Raheela is the Chief of Sales, Client Solutions, and North American Market Strategy at the BPI Group. BPI group, headquartered in Paris in France, is a global management and HR consulting firm, helping people and organizations navigate the future of work.

Today with Raheela we will talk about:
– Voluntarily vs involuntarily transitions.
– The importance of transparency in the workplace.
– How to build a strategy for gender quality in an organization
– The place of women in the workplace, the opportunities and challenges they’re facing.
– The public perception of a customer brand has an impact on recruiting.

Note: you can follow Raheela on LinkedIn, Twitter @raheelaganwar, and BPI Group on LinkedIn, Twitter @BPIgroup.

This week’s eX Podcast is sponsored by Structural. Structural unleashes the potential of people and teams by giving organizations real-time, mobile access to employee data. Find, engage, and retain talent with the Structural Employee Success Platform. eX Podcast listeners can visit Structural.com/expodcast to get access to the latest employee experience resources, including the Employee Success Playbook featuring 10 research-backed methods to improve business outcomes.

If you want to send me feedback, suggestions for future topics or guests, you can reach me at svincent@exsummit.com or on Twitter @eX_Summit.

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