Women in Aerospace CanadaArticles of Interest
In the spirit of the upcoming festivities and with best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year, WIA Canada would like to share one last article this year on empathy and its importance in our business world today.
Are we all actors?? I would answer no. As someone who enjoys theatre avidly, I did not feel there was a connection between acting and working in a company or presenting to the board or training fellow workers. This article on “Executive Presence” by executive coach Gilda Joffe showed me how wrong I am.
Burnout is real and getting worse. The numbers are discouraging, for both men and women: 42% of women and 35% of men have felt burned out in the last few months (up from 32% and 28% respectively last year). Furthermore, 33% of women are considering downshifting...
Many organizations are in denial that gender inequality still exists. It’s important that you and your organization get clear on the realities that women are facing today and the barriers that are preventing women from advancing their careers.
Women speak of these challenges daily, including:
• Being treated equally • Advocating on their own behalf • Trusting their own voices • Building alliances