Posts tagged with ‘equality’

What actions are employers taking to tackle the gender pay gap?

Saturday 10th November marks Equal Pay Day, according to the Fawcett Society – the day that women effectively stop earning relative to men due to the gender pay gap. This day varies slightly each year to reflect any changes in the gap. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), this year the pay gap for full-time workers.
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Totaljobs study reveals that UK job adverts carry unconscious gender bias

With diversity and the gender-pay gap a key focus of many UK organisations, we have conducted extensive research into how the language of a job ad could impact on diversity. Using previous academic research from The University of Waterloo and Duke University which outlined a series of male and female gender-coded words, we analysed 76,929 job adverts over a six week.
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