Women in male-dominated industries: A toolkit of strategies (2013)

You can print the toolkit in a single document.

You can also print individual chapters. Each chapter focuses on a different area including:

Chapter 1: A Summary of Strategies  PDF | Word
Including practices to have an integrated gender diversity strategy

Chapter 2: Attraction  PDF | Word
To attract more women to consider and apply for opportunities within male-dominate industries.

  1. Job advertisements that attract women to apply
  2. Cases and content that inspire women
  3. Engagement activities that broaden the pool of potential applicants

Chapter 3: Recruitment  PDF | Word
For an inclusive and rigorous interview and selection process.

  1. Diverse and trained recruitment teams using merit based processes
  2. Broaden capabilities and pool of potential candidates
  3. Interaction with candidates to achieve a positive recruitment experience

Chapter 4: Retention  PDF | Word
To ensure more women are not only recruited but also retained in non-traditional roles.

  1. Workplace culture that is inclusive and embraces diversity
  2. Working environment that meets the needs of all employees
  3. Ongoing support for employees and families

Chapter 5: Development  PDF | Word
To ensure women have access to both formal and on-the-job development resulting in career paths in non-traditional roles.

  1. Senior leaders who are engaged in development
  2. Development that promotes the career advancement of women
  3. Merit based and inclusive talent process

​Chapter 6: Additional Resources  PDF | Word
Some useful information and links for industry specific and general information on increasing the representation of women.

 

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