Are Women Being Given Advances In The Workplace Based On Merit Or Do Companies Feel Pressured To Do This By The Media’s Focus On Women In The Workforce?

Myrtle Beach, SC, Orlando, FL, April 3, 2015 

Asheville, NC Correspondent– Despite the recent publicity surrounding the hiring of a few female executives, the promotion of women to high ranks within companies is relatively rare. In 2014, women comprised less than 15% of executive officers, 8.1% of top earners, and 4.6% of Fortune 500 CEO’s. Only 3% of creative marketing directors are women. Less than 9% of top management positions are held by women across the entire economy. In technology, where these promotions have been most public, women still lag far behind men in rates of promotion. Women hold only 9% of senior management or higher positions. Continue reading