A recent survey has shown some very shocking results showing that women make up about 50% of the workplace in various major countries such as the USA. But still many reputed companies and organizations have failed to attract and retain women in key positions.
But it’s not really easy to develop strategies that encourage women to enter the corporate world and climb to heights in their work.
Here are some truly innovative and effective strategies that will help to attract, retain, and develop women’s leadership at all levels.
Reverse Mentoring, which is also known as reciprocal mentoring is a very effective strategy to bring up and encourage female leaders towards most strategic works of a company and create visibility for female talent and break down some of the unconscious bias.
Encouraging Self Care
Providing a self-care facility on-site will ease out the work pressure from the employees and generate an opportunity to take care of themselves during working out without leaving the site. This will enable women to keep a balance between health and work.
The Buddy System
Diversity and gender equality have always been proving vital in encouraging women at their respective workplaces. A buddy system i.e working of male and female employees by matching their shoulders together and working hand in hand on various assignments. This can help in building confidence, create visibility of talent and indulge leadership in women leaders.
Flexible Work Schedules
Having a flexible work schedule can majorly help in empowering women leaders, this may result in an increase of work efficiency regarding female workers and encourage them to get in a leader’s position in the company.
Transparent And Collaborative Career Mapping
Career mapping has helped a lot in developing women workers very effective and generated various career opportunities to create developments at a higher level in order to create higher visibility.
This will effectively help a woman to recognize their career opportunities and develop themselves to be in the leadership position.