Undoubtedly, women have come a long way in the fight for equality – from the very recent spotlight shone on the #Metoo movement, to championing the causes and issues surrounding gender equality, women have proven to be as inspirational as they are resilient. Not only are they leading in areas of political interest, they're also leading the in the boardroom and showing the world why female hires are oftentimes, the preferred choice.
According to selectinternational.com; in 2015, women represented around 47% of the total work force. The month of August brings with it the celebration of women. "We thought that there is no better time than now to celebrate women by providing you with quick facts on why hiring a woman actually works in your favour," says Miguel da Silva, Chief Information Officer at local social recruitment company, Global Refer.
So there you have it, four reasons why we salute women in the boardroom. Happy Women's Month to all the amazing women who are showing South Africa how it's done, from all of us at Global Refer.