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United Kingdom: Siemens targets gender parity in its recruitment and training programmes for young people by 2025

On 23 June, the UK business of German industrial manufacturing group Siemens announced that as part of efforts to increase the number of women working in the engineering sector it has set a target of gender parity in its ‘Early Careers recruitment’, whereby it will look to attract an equal number of male and female candidates for training, internships or apprenticeships. The push by Siemens to promote a more gender-balanced workforce comes at a time when 80% of its 8,700 UK employees are male.

Through . Published on 05 July 2021 à 13h00 - Update on 05 July 2021 à 13h00

To build a better gender balance at the company, Siemens plans to improve its recruitment methods, such as by using more inclusive language in hiring campaigns for young people and by sharing the “inspirational” stories of women that have been successful at the company,…

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