Off-Ramps and On-Ramps: Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success

Harvard Business Press
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With talent shortages looming over the next decade, what can companies do to attract and retain the large number of professional women who are forced off the career highway?

By documenting the successful efforts of a group of cutting-edge global companies to retain talented women and reintegrate them if they’ve already left, Off-Ramps and On-Ramps answers this critical question. Working closely with companies such as Ernst & Young, Goldman Sachs, Time Warner, General Electric and others, author Sylvia Ann Hewlett identifies what works and why. Based on firsthand experience with these companies, along with extensive data that provides the most comprehensive and nuanced portrait of women's career paths, this book documents the actions forward-thinking companies must take to reverse the female brain drain and ensure their access to talent over the long term.
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Sylvia Ann Hewlett is an economist and the founding President of the Center for Work-Life Policy. She is also the Director of the Gender and Policy Program at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University. She is the author of five critically acclaimed nonfiction books including Creating a Life, named by BusinessWeek as one of the ten best books of 2002.
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Harvard Business Press
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Published on
May 15, 2007
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299
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ISBN
9781422159835
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English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Human Resources & Personnel Management
Business & Economics / Labor
Social Science / Women's Studies
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