Working remotely is a very common solution nowadays. From the point of view of employees, it is undoubtedly time-saving and more comfortable. “Commuting” to work takes them seconds, not hours spent in traffic jams. They can choose whether they work in the office or if the bed becomes their command center. There is no dress-code (unless they have an online business meeting), and they can get up shortly before starting work. No makeup, no ironing clothes, nor running for the bus, just staying in their own home. What’s not to like about that?
Women in business are making great strides but the battle for equality in the workplace is far from over. In the United States, the number of women in senior roles increased by only 1 percent in the last 10 years. Another statistic showing the immense gap that still exists: more than 95 percent of the most powerful companies in the United States are led by men. If you want to promote equality and women in leadership in your workplace, consider these 5 suggestions below that are designed to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace.