Tag: Workplace

Why More Male Allies Are Needed for Women in the Workplace

By Meg Warren Women and groups advocating for gender equality are increasingly urging men to become allies in the fight. colleague Research has shown that in the absence of male support (especially from a colleague), women have to shoulder the burden of battling routine workplace sexism such as misogynist humor and microaggressions on their own. This can lead to a sense of isolation, stress and exhaustion.…

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Why You’ll Want to Cultivate a Culture of Gratitude in the Workplace

By Michelle Gibbings When organisations analyse their culture and determine their values, ‘gratitude’ isn’t a trait that is likely to appear, and yet it is increasingly evidenced as being critical for wellbeing and success. In a working world that’s constantly changing and throwing up obstacles and challenges, the ability for leaders and employees to withstand stress and adversity and be resilient…

How Networking Helps Women In STEM Thrive During Covid-19

By Luciana Paulise The COVID-19 pandemic has turned workplaces upside down, with employees struggling to do their jobs, worrying about health and finance issues, and company cultures being jeopardized by remote work. Women, in particular, have been negatively impacted. Companies need to build systems to address these issues to prevent women from leaving the workplace. Companies and organizations need to help…