Maybe you’ve just come across a sexual harassment problem in your HR department, and it was all handled so badly that it ended up as an office-wide scandal with resignations left and right. Maybe you’re a female business leader, and after having faced discrimination too many times while working in online business, you want to make the office a more progressive place for both male and female employees. Or maybe you have no reason at all other than the fact that it’s 2018 and feminism is something you want to fight for in every aspect of your life, including business.
Whatever your reason for wanting to become a more feminist business leader, there are some great strategies you can start implementing today. Whether it’s the side business you’re running or a Fortune 500 company, here are some ways to become more feminist now:
1. Make your office a safe space for communication
First of all, when it comes to problems women are facing in the workplace–whether it’s sexual harassment or challenges associated with taking maternity leave–it’s important to make sure they feel like they’re being heard. Even with the trending #MeToo movement, many women’s claims are being questioned, which is not a huge surprise considering that, according to Vox, 75 percent of workplace harassment victims experienced retaliation when they spoke up.
So you’ll already be making a huge step forward if you allow your female employees to come to you with any problem, and demonstrate that you’ll be … Read More