North Asia Female Leaders | Talent Pool Report


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North Asia Female Leaders | Talent Pool Report

  1. 1. Talent Pool Report Female Leaders North Asia 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 Events Services Market Research Publishing Staffing & Recruiting Pharmaceuticals Retail Human Resources Cosmetics PR & Communications Luxury Goods & Jewelry 55% 60% 65% 3K 5K 4K 7K 9K 11K 13K HIGHPENETRATIONMODERATEPENETRATION Human Resources Performance Management Talent Acquisition Event Planning Organizational Development Integrated Marketing Brand Management Fashion Recruiting Talent Management Women are in 40% as many leadership positions as men Women with 5-15 years work experience hold over 30% of leadership positions, while those with 25-30 years expereince hold just 20% Female leaders are poorly represented in the defense, aerospace, civil engineering, and venture captial sectors The most popular education qualifications for female leaders are Bachelor of Arts, MBA, Bachelor of Science, and Master 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* The University of Hong Kong (HK) The Chinese University of Hong Kong (HK) Fudan University (CN) Peking University (CN) The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HK) Shanghai Jiao Tong University (CN) Tsinghua University (CN) National Taiwan University (TW) Chanel Richemont Bayer Cartier Ralph Lauren 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? 17% 60% 38% 37% 62% 40% 8% 42% 42% 37% 42% 58% 73% A PLACE I WOULD BE PROUD TO WORK AT JOB SECURITY GOOD WORK/LIFE BALANCE A COMPANY WITH A LONG- TERM STRATEGIC VISION ABILITY TO MAKE AN IMPACT CULTURE THAT FITS MY PERSONALITY CHALLENGING WORK EXCELLENT COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS Female Male44% 23% 31% How can you reach out to this critical talent pool? Companies looking to increase the percentage of female leaders should focus recruiting messaging on good work/life balance, excellent compensation/benefits and culture that fits my personality. 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 Business Development Sales Entrepreneurship Finance Arts Design Marketing Media Communication Human Resources 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 5K 15K 10K 3K 60K 40K 20K 30K LOWPENETRATION HIGHPENETRATIONMODERATEPENETRATION What are the top job functions for female leaders? † * Results are not within the top 100 results for male leaders Shows the largest differences between genders†