What Makes a Good Employer?

 

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What Makes a Good Employer?

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[ID:0113]Some private companies, as well as government and international organizations, are better employers for women than others. Canadian author Tema Frank explored this concept, outlining four elements that make an organization a good place for a woman to work. Her four elements apply equally well in an international context:

  • Organizations that are good employers for women provide opportunities for advancement and career development: These firms have stopped making career-limiting assumptions, such as women do not want to return to work after childbirth and women are unwilling to travel in their jobs: Many firms believe women do not want to travel in their jobs. As a...
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