• Women in finance have to ask for promotions. Men don't

    5 days ago - By Fortune

    Far fewer women than men are promoted in the finance industry unless they first ask for seniority, a sign of institutional gender bias, according to a new study in Australia.
    The survey of 2,000 finance industry professionals showed 76% of men were offered a promotion at least once without requesting it, compared with 57% of women. The study was compiled by lead researchers Ardea Investment Management and Australian National University in conjunction with industry experts.
    The findings provide “evidence of that culture that things come to men without asking,” said Bronwen Whiting, who...
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