Intimidating women forum
At the first critical step up to manager, women are 18 percent less likely to be promoted than their male peers.This gender disparity has a dramatic effect on the representation of women: if entry-level women were promoted at the same rate as their male peers, the number of women at the SVP and C-suite levels would more than double.Women of all races and ethnicities negotiate for raises and promotions at rates comparable to their male counterparts.However, men are more likely to say they have not asked for a raise because they are already well compensated or a promotion because they are already in the right role.This affects how they view the workplace and their opportunities for advancement.
Women of color face more obstacles and a steeper path to leadership, from receiving less support from managers to getting promoted more slowly.
Many employees think women are well represented in leadership when they see only a few.
Because they’ve gotten comfortable with the status quo, they don’t feel any urgency for change.
Men think their companies are doing a pretty good job supporting diversity; women see more room for improvement.
Given the persistent lag in women’s advancement, women have the more accurate view.
Women remain significantly underrepresented in the corporate pipeline.