India Female Leaders | Talent Pool Report


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India Female Leaders | Talent Pool Report

  1. 1. Talent Pool Report Female Leaders India Q1 2014 Key Facts Overview & Methodology Workplace diversity, and gender diversification in particular, is a hot topic for most businesses. In many countries there is a significant lack of female corporate leaders and companies are introducing diversity programs aimed at improving this imbalance. With the world’s largest professional network of 259 million members we are able to offer a world of Insights about female members in leadership positions, and are uniquely positioned to help companies evaluate the effectiveness of their diversity programs. Data about job consideration comes from our semiannual talent drivers survey of over 100,000 members. For this report a leader is considered a Director or higher. Industries with the highest percentage of female leaders Top skills and keywords unique to female leaders* % of Women In Leadership Positions MembersInLeadershipPositions Information Technology & Services Telecommunications Education Management Management Consulting Human Resources Computer Software Pharmaceuticals Banking Financial Services Marketing & Advertising 12% 16% 20% 24% 28% 5K 10K 15K 20K 30K 40K MALEDOMINATED LOWPENETRATION Leadership Development Screening Personnel Management Performance Appraisal Digital Marketing HRISTechnical Recruiting HR Policies Coaching Organizational Development Women are in 1/6th as many leadership positions as men Women with 5-15 years work experience hold 15% of leadership positions, while those with 25-30 years expereince hold just 8% Female leaders are poorly represented in the accounting, automotive, civil engineering, and defense sectors The most popular education qualifications for female leaders are MBA, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Science
  2. 2. Female Leaders What are female leaders looking for in a job? Most popular schools for female leaders Most followed companies by female leaders* Delhi University University of Mumbai The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Kendriya Vidyalaya Mumbai University University of Pune Bangalore University University of Delhi Copyright © 2014 LinkedIn Corporation. LinkedIn, the LinkedIn logo, and InMail, are registered trademarks of LinkedIn Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other brands and names are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved. Want to learn more about how your company is already connected to this talent pool and how you can best leverage these assets to reach this important talent pool for job opportunities? 18% 45% 46% 27% 23% 24% 10% 40% 35% 37% 19% 24% 41% 34% CULTURE THAT FITS MY PERSONALITY A COMPANY WITH A LONG- TERM STRATEGIC VISION FLEXIBLE WORK ARRANGEMENTS GOOD WORK/LIFE BALANCE HAVING A GOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR COLLEAGUES A PLACE I WOULD BE PROUD TO WORK AT ABILITY TO MAKE AN IMPACT STRONG EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT Female Male 54% 41% How can you reach out to this critical talent pool? Companies looking to increase the percentage of female leaders should focus recruiting messaging on strong cultural fit with the candidate, strong employee development and an employee’s ability to make an impact. Reach this critical talent by making the most of LinkedIn. Posting your leadership positions on LinkedIn allows our matching algorithms to get those jobs in front of relevant candidates – whether actively searching or passive candidates already employed in similar jobs. You can find, pipeline, and reach out to this talent directly using LinkedIn Recruiter. % of Women In Leadership Positions MembersInLeadershipPositions Information Technology Operations Program Project Management Sales Finance Arts Design Marketing Business Development Media Communication Education Human Resources 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 10K 20K 50K 100K 300K 500K LOWPENETRATIONMALEDOMINATED MODERATE PENETRATION Entrepreneurship What are the top job functions for female leaders? Ogilvy Mather The Walt Disney Company Star India Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd Aon Hewitt † * Results are not within the top 100 results for male leaders Shows the largest differences between genders†