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The hidden brain drain : off-ramps and on-ramps in women's careers

Author: Sylvia Ann Hewlett
Publisher: Boston : Harvard Business School Press, 2005.
Series: Harvard Business Review., Research report.
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"Corporations have done a dismal job of retaining female talent. Indeed, they make it very easy for women to depart. When women take a temporary leave of absence to have children or deal with other personal matters, they find it difficult to return to work and contribute as they had previously. In essence, corporations provide women with many career off-ramps, but provide them with few on-ramps. This problem bodes  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Ann Hewlett
ISBN: 9781578519491 1578519497
OCLC Number: 870603526
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 137 pages.
Series Title: Harvard Business Review., Research report.
Responsibility: by Sylvia Ann Hewlett [and others].

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"Corporations have done a dismal job of retaining female talent. Indeed, they make it very easy for women to depart. When women take a temporary leave of absence to have children or deal with other personal matters, they find it difficult to return to work and contribute as they had previously. In essence, corporations provide women with many career off-ramps, but provide them with few on-ramps. This problem bodes badly for CEOs and top managers who view human resources as a critical asset. This research report, based on an extensive study by the Center for Work-Life Policy, a nonprofit research firm in New York City, provides the first comprehensive view of the forces behind the ongoing exodus of talented women from the workforce. The study identifies the reasons why women lose much of their earning power when they "off-ramp" and outlines the limited possibilities for finding on-ramps, or reentry points, for those wishing to re-enter. With in-depth case studies and dozens of charts and tables accompanied by insightful interpretations of the data, the report constitutes one of the most detailed looks at the hidden brain drain that will prevent companies from effectively competing in the incipient war for talent."--Publisher.

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