Women at work

Updated: March 8, 2015 12:38:45 AM

The women of today are not behind men when it comes to careers.

The women of today are not behind men when it comes to careers. Over 50% earn as much or more, and prefer jobs that offer good career progression, says a global PwC survey, The female millennial: A new era of talent. Millenials are those born between 1980 & 1995.

Female millennials starting their careers who believe they can reach the very top levels with current employers (%)


But say employers too male-biased when promoting from within (%).


They want it all at work.

Opportunities for career progression 53%

Competitive wages and other financial incentives 52%

Flexible working arrangements available 35%

Good benefits packages, including pensions, healthcare and other benefits 33%

Excellent training and development programmes 27%

Will hop jobs if they find…

Not enough opportunities for career progression: 31%

Work to be not as interesting and meaningful as they would like: 27%

Not enough opportunities for learning and development: 21%

An unfair balance between how hard they worked and the compensation they received: 20%

A job that paid more: 20%

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