Understanding Employers' Attitudes Towards Women Returning to Work

This study conducted by specialist recruitment consultancy Robert Walters finds that 65% of women in Asia have gone on a career break for maternity leave, study break or to take care of children or aging parent.

It also found that these women professionals then face difficulties when they return to the job market. Almost half of hiring managers surveyed (46%) have not employed any returning women in the past year -- despite another finding that 88% of Southeast Asia employers are experiencing talent shortages.

 

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