Women Still on the Outside Looking Into the C-Suite

A Korn Ferry study reveals 55 percent of CHROs are women. The next highest position occupied by women was CMO at 29 percent.

A new study of the top 1,000 U.S. companies showed women continue to lag in holding C-suite positions. Just 24 percent of the top leaders are women, according to the analysis by global executive search firm Korn Ferry. The study analyzed all C-suite positions, including chief human resources officer, across such industries as consumer, energy, financial, industrial, life science and…

As Companies Crack the Diversity Code, Leadership Teams Still Lag

Promoting more entry-level diversity hires doesn’t necessarily do much to diversify an organization’s senior leadership ranks.

Like several Silicon Valley counterparts, tech giant Intel last year went public with its lack of employee diversity. The company is openly sharing its efforts to correct the problem. In an interview with NPR, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich discussed his company’s diversity initiatives and concluded that the “pipeline problem,” or the idea that there aren’t enough qualified diverse candidates, is…