A recent report by the Women’s Gender Equality Agency and Curtain University reveals that even female execs are earning $93,000 less on average than our male counterparts.
A gap which comes to around 26 percent.
Gender bias and dinosaur attitudes towards women at work compound the already complex problem.
“Gender pay gaps not only challenge basic notions of fairness, they compromise the current and future economic security of women and represent a lost opportunity in human capital investment and potential,” Workplace Gender Equality Agency, 2016.
Our new video series ‘The Trick’ shares strategies and techniques to help women overcome common road blocks.
The women we interview walk their talk and have a proven track record supporting women and girls.
In this video 2 minute, 53 second video, women’s coach, author and speaker Kemi Nekvapil and Engaging Women Founder Martine Harte discuss:
1/ How self-worth is correlated to owning our own value
2/ How sponsorship can be of great value to women in the workplace.
3/ Finding a wing woman
HOW SPONSORSHIP CAN BE OF VALUE IN THE WORKPLACE
There’s a buzz surrounding women finding our own ‘engagement strategy.’
It involves enlisting a sponsor, someone who is going to advocate on our behalf and actively advance our careers.
While mentors are a fantastic resource throughout our professional and personal lives, it seems we need to get smarter.
WHAT IS A SPONSOR?
A sponsor is someone higher on the career rung.
They possess credibility, social capital and respect.
Read more about sponsorship by tapping here.
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