Author: Tanya Mulder
Today’s workforce is competitive. Employers in every industry are searching for ways to attract, engage and retain talented people. With increased job skill specialization, it has never been
more difficult to expand a company's workforce.
From a very young age, boys and girls aren’t treated the same. We have a history of setting different behavioral expectations based on gender. Boys are allowed to act one way (rowdy and wild), while girls are supposed to act another (prim and proper). These adolescent stereotypes have had a powerful effect on the adult workforce. They’ve snowballed into preconceived notions that unfairly impact men and women in professional environments, especially when it comes to workplace hierarchies. The fact is, women in leadership are viewed differently than men.