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South East Asia Female Leaders | Talent Pool Report


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Understand the supply and demand for female leaders in South East Asia. These Talent Pool Reports are based on survey results from a survey of over 100,000 LinkedIn members.

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South East Asia Female Leaders | Talent Pool Report

  1. 1. Talent Pool Report Female Leaders South East 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 Information Technology & Services Telecommunications Education Management Real Estate Hospitality Banking Financial Services Marketing & Advertising 26% 30% 34% 38% 42% 46% 50% 1K 2K 3K 4K 5K 7K 8K 6K 10K LOW PENETRATION MODERATEPENETRATION Talent Management Accounting Brand Management Financial Reporting Corporate Communications Employee Engagement Talent Acquisition Employee Relations Integrated Marketing Event Planning 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 design, logistics, insurance, and oil energy sectors The most popular education qualifications for female leaders are Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, and MBA
  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* National University of Singapore (SG) University of The Philippines (PH) Nanyang Technological University (SG) De La Salle University (PH) Universiti Sains Malaysia (MY) University of Santo Tomas (PH) Ateneo De Manila University (PH) Universitas Indonesia (IN) L’Oreal San Miguel Corporation Singapore Tourism Board Starbucks United Nations 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? * Results are not within the top 100 results for male leaders Shows the largest differences between genders 45% 45% 65% 26% 4% 29% 27% 27% 39% 22% 17% 24% 49% 17% VALUES EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS A COMPANY WITH A LONG- TERM STRATEGIC VISION FLEXIBLE WORK ARRANGEMENTS ABILITY TO MAKE AN IMPACT STRONG EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGING WORK EXCELLENT COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS INTERNAL TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES Female Male50% 61% How can you reach out to this critical talent pool? Companies looking to increase the percentage of female leaders should focus recruiting messaging towards valuing employee contributions, internal transfer opportunities and strong employee development. 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 Finance Arts Design Marketing Media Communication Education Accounting Human Resources 30%26% 42%34% 38% 50%46% 54% 58% 3K 10K 5K 20K 40K 70K 100K 150K LOW PENETRATION MODERATEPENETRATION Entrepreneurship What are the top job functions for female leaders? † †