to put in place provisions that institutionalize fair and timely pro-motions
leading to representative leadership.
“We’re erasing our gender pay gap – again,” said Marc Benioff,
CEO of Salesforce.
Salesforce, recently named to the U.S. Best Workplaces™ for
Women list, is an example of an organization truly committed to
fairness, inclusion and opportunity for women at all levels.
According to a recent blog posted by Salesforce, the need for yet
another adjustment underscores the nature of pay equality – it is a
moving target that must be consistently monitored and addressed.
Though Salesforce is committed to reviewing employee compen-sation
on an ongoing basis, that is just part of their overall strategy
to create equity for women.
WHAT’S GOOD FOR THE GANDER IS GOOD FOR
Organizations that are great for women are great for men, too.
Organizations named to the Best Workplaces™ for Women
list have reduced inequality across personal and employment
characteristics, and this includes men. Men working at the
Best Workplaces™ for Women experienced a better culture
than their counterparts at organizations with a larger gen-der
gap. We know from our research that female colleagues
place a high value on input, decision-making and being treat-ed
as a full member of the team to have an impact on its goals.
These traits appeal to talented job candidates of any gender
BEST WORKPLACES FOR WOMEN COMING SOON!
Want to learn how the Best Workplaces™ for Women reduce in-equality
by creating a culture of trust? The 2018 list of Best
Workplaces™ for Women comes out on March 6, 2018. Follow
GPTW on LinkedIn to receive this announcement first. n
Alison Grenier is the head of culture and research at Great Place to
FOR FEMALE JOB CANDIDATES, WORKING FOR AN ORGANIZATION THAT
HELPS THEM MAXIMIZE THEIR POTENTIAL IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN
SIMPLY OFFERING PARENTAL BENEFITS OR WORK-LIFE BALANCE.
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