Whilst there are undoubtedly larger gender pay disparities at boardroom level, there is still some level of inequality occurring at entry level between male and female employees.
Our research has found that female graduates are actively dissuaded from applying to graduate positions with employers that have pay gaps at entry level. This can cause an even greater problem for employers trying to address mid- and senior level diversity and equality challenges.
The percentage of female graduates who said they wouldn’t apply to employers with high gender pay gaps.
The percentage of female graduates who said they would feel uncomfortable applying to employers with high gender pay gaps.
The percentage of female graduates who said they feel employers with high gender pay gaps lack integrity.
With 33% of female graduates stating that they would not apply to businesses with a significant gender pay gap, the ability to target and engage diverse, high-quality talent at entry level has never been more important.
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