How Can Companies Attract and Retain Mid-Career Female Employees?

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Flexible work arrangements and career paths, along with re-entry training and support, can attract and retain mid-career female employees. 

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Case Studies:

  • Constructing On-Ramps (Case Study 1) | Relevant Audiences: Career

    Flexible work arrangements and career paths, along with re-entry training and support, can attract and retain mid-career female employees. In order to retain women in IT by attracting those who wish to return to work, Lehman Brothers Encore program seeks out non-traditional resumes, provides reentry training and support, and offers flexible work arrangements. In its first year, the program hired 20 new employees.

     
  • Military Spouse Reentry Programs (Case Study 2) | Relevant Audiences: Career and Undergraduate

    Flexible work arrangements and career paths, along with re-entry training and support, can attract and retain mid-career female employees. Military spouses are a large and often overlooked population that could be well-served by IT training and could bring more diversity to IT. The Women in Technology (WIT) Military Spouse Certificate Program is one innovative program that attempts to meet this need.

 

Release Date: November 1, 2008
Short URL:www.ncwit.org/militaryspouse