We must acknowledge and eliminate gender bias from our culture and focus on developing training programs, mentorships, and focus groups specific to women. We also need to include more women in our hiring of top talent regardless of the level of recruitment to improve our talent acquisition by looking through a better, more inclusive lens.
The continued recruitment, retention and development of women in construction is an absolute must do for Exyte in order to diversify our views, approaches, solutions and outcomes for each other and our clients.
I want to leave you with two things. The first is a link to an inspiring article about female leaders you need to know in construction.
The second is a powerful quote from former first lady Rosalynn Carter.
“You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.”