Why UNV is the key to gender parity at the UN

Posted by Henrik Ryden on May 27, 2017 10:30:26 AM

Impactpool's most recent talent survey shows that women who served as an UN Volunteer before their first UN staff position are close to 70% more likely to stay in the UN system compared with colleagues not having any previous UN Volunteer experience. In this article we present data that shows how reaching gender parity at UNV will benefit the whole UN system.

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Topics: Insider, Social sourcing, Gender Parity, Talent Retention

How to reach gender equality: To-do-list to reach gender parity

Posted by Magnus Bucht on May 16, 2017 5:05:58 PM

According to research from private sector in the US, women are less likely to apply for a promotion until they are sure they have the experience needed for the role whereas men are more likely to apply earlier. As a recruiter you have to work much harder to ensure that qualified women are willing and interested to take a job compared to what it takes to get a typical male candidate onboard. When you on top of this add that the location of the job is in a hardship location this tends to make it even more complicated to attract women. The problems are known, but there are actually ways to improve the situation. In this article we provide tips how to reach gender parity at the UN and in International organizations 

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Topics: Social sourcing, Talent Acquisition, Innovation, Gender Parity, Talent Retention

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