Accenture Research says 40 per cent women happy with their current jobs

March 2nd, 2012 by | Posted under News.

Accenture Research says 40 per cent women happy with their current jobs | Women’s Day | Job Survey

New Delhi, March 2: Accenture, the technology research firm has released a latest report titled “The Path Forward,” which has found that nearly 40% of women are satisfied with their current job and are not looking for new job opportunities as compared to men (28%). The research further reveals that 80% of the respondents in India stayed at their jobs longer than they may have otherwise because of a flexible work arrangement.
Family responsibility is the most commonly cited reason to work a flexible work schedule.

Accenture conducted its global research study, “The Path Forward” for release on International Women’s Day to gain insight into behaviours and attitudes regarding women’s careers. The research explores career satisfaction levels, aspirations and factors for career advancement. It examines the factors that may hold professionals back from progressing in their careers and seeks to better understand the support and programs companies provide that attract, develop and retain high-performing employees.

Accenture Research methodology

In November/December 2011, Accenture conducted an online survey of 3,900 business executives from medium to large organizations in 31 countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. A minimum of 100 respondents from each country participated, with the exception of Norway/Sweden/Denmark/Finland, where the combined number of respondents totaled 200. Respondents were split evenly by gender and were balanced by age and level in their organizations. The margin of error for the total sample was approximately +/-2percent. A full report on the research, “The Path Forward,” is available at www.accenture.com/pathforward.

Source: Press Release

| Women’s Day | Job Survey

New Delhi, March 2: Accenture, the technology research firm has released a latest report titled “The Path Forward,” which has found that nearly 40% of women are satisfied with their current job and are not looking for new job opportunities as compared to men (28%). The research further reveals that 80% of the respondents in India stayed at their jobs longer than they may have otherwise because of a flexible work arrangement.
Family responsibility is the most commonly cited reason to work a flexible work schedule.

Accenture conducted its global research study, “The Path Forward” for release on International Women’s Day to gain insight into behaviours and attitudes regarding women’s careers. The research explores career satisfaction levels, aspirations and factors for career advancement. It examines the factors that may hold professionals back from progressing in their careers and seeks to better understand the support and programs companies provide that attract, develop and retain high-performing employees.

Accenture Research methodology

In November/December 2011, Accenture conducted an online survey of 3,900 business executives from medium to large organizations in 31 countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. A minimum of 100 respondents from each country participated, with the exception of Norway/Sweden/Denmark/Finland, where the combined number of respondents totaled 200. Respondents were split evenly by gender and were balanced by age and level in their organizations. The margin of error for the total sample was approximately +/-2percent. A full report on the research, “The Path Forward,” is available at http://www.accenture.com/pathforward.

Source: Press Release

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