Survey Results 2020: Why Women Withdraw from the Recruitment Process

​​Key insights:

  • The reasons why women withdraw from the recruitment process
  • The main challenges to improving gender diversity in engineering
  • How to attract and keep female talent in engineering

Recognition of the strategic importance of gender diversity is growing, but many qualified female applicants are dropping out of the recruitment process, according to a recent survey by DSJ Global. While the survey explored insights into gender equality in supply chain, 41% of respondents said they worked in engineering and manufacturing, as well as transport and logistics. With this in mind, we took a deep-dive into the findings to better understand friction points for female talent and how companies can successfully attract and keep women in the recruitment process. The results show that the majority of female applicants have withdrawn from the recruitment process because of perceived gender bias.

Download this complimentary report to discover how to reduce candidate drop off and how to successfully improve women’s participation in eningeering.

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