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Hybrid work can take place back womencareers, managers say | Women

Transition to hybrid operation may be delayed back women career progression as research suggests that employers are overlooking people who spend more working time from home.

The experts expressed concern that post-Covid back to work perpetuates the gender gap in pay and promotion, with employers are unable to control its influence or properly design workplaces for hybrid and remote working.

This especially affects women, who are more will probably choose flexible hours or work from home for reasons for child care. The male leaders more probably mostly or completely work from office (48% vs 38%), according to the survey of 1300 managers from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Two in five (40%) of the managers surveyed said they had already observable opinion or behavior suggesting inequality between those who work flexibly and those who do not. female managers were more rather than their male counterparts, believe that hybrid work can negatively affect careers progression.

Anthony Painter, director of policy at CMI, said, “Women can finish up in lose-lose situation, if employers are not careful, it is necessary to balance work as well as home life through flexible work but missing out on the many possibilities offered by in-human office interaction. It’s unbearable and harmful. for women so do employers.”

CMI findings have been confirmed in a recent Deloitte Women at Work report in which found 60% of hybrid women felt excluded from meetings, while almost half concerned that they have not received the necessary exposure to leaders for career progression.

Female workers are reported to be hybrids more instances of exclusion from informal but important interactions and conversations, providing an opportunity to speak in meetings and holding colleagues take a loan for their ideas.

Professor Rosie Campbell, director of King’s College London Global Institute for Women’s leadership, influence said of hybrid worker on women’s career advancement was something she was.”concerned o”, and required more research.

She said hybrid work could worsen the existing “two-tier workforce.” for those who work flexible and “stuck” in mom’s footprint, unable to progress in their careers, creating “three-tier workforce” of people who are in in office all the time those who are hybrid, and those who fully remote.

She is added that there is huge variability between employers in terms of how conspicuousness, presentism, and overwork affect promotion opportunities. “Suddenly it seems in sectors dominated by men with high prestige such as financial services, there real pressure to get in office as many days as possible and I think it’s a deliberate exception,” she said.

The solution, as she suggested, for hybrid jobs, to be careful designed not to be allowed to develop on their own, “because existing inequalities could widen.”

Sarah Forbes senior lecturer at the university of York and co-director of The Equal Parenting project said flexible working risks returning to pre-pandemic levels if more men were convinced of work from home.

“Even before Covid-19, flexible working had some negative effects. on women careers. While both men as well as women most likely use all forms of flexible work women will experience label,” she said.

There is also “real class gap” between those who who Can access flexible work, said Nikki Pound, a women’s trades union congressional officer. Office workers, who usually in higher paid, professional roles, received more post-pandemic flexibility while shift work, for example in healthcare, retail and hospitality are increasingly forced to adopt shift schemes that benefit their employers, not their own.

“We want make it the norm for for everyone, whether you have responsibilities to care for or deal with an illness or disability,” Pound said.

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