Reed Smith listens to UK minister
In a follow on article to an earlier blog wherein I commented on the UK Minister’s presentation on diversity, Reed Smith made the following announcement:
"Reed Smith, a top-25 international law firm, has launched a new programme to help its female staff make their way up through the traditionally male-dominated profession.
The firm has created a series of workshops to expand opportunities for women at work in an industry that is notoriously "male, pale and stale".
I love that last phrase; never heard it before!
In a Phoenix, AZ publication, the assertion was made that more than 80% of women lawyers leave their firms because of getting stuck in meaningless work with no visible advance in sight. Perhaps that quoted phrase has meaning beyond the surface starkness!Tags: Management
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