Key findings

Drawing upon the key findings from Robert Walters Diversity & Inclusion research, explore numerous employment and workplace trends impacting professionals based on their gender or age group.

News and insights

Solving the diversity problem

Over 40% of workers over 50 feel that employers offer a lack of opportunity to support their progression. Should more be done to support older workers? Read the full story.

Low self-esteem in women

Self-esteem and progression - how can employers instil greater confidence in female workers? Read how you can empower your workforce from Robert Walters experts.

View from above the glass ceiling

With unrivalled expertise in her industry, Lucy Bisset, Director at Robert Walters, discusses shattering stereotypes and the importance of paving the way for women in senior careers.

The persistent gender pay gap

Robert Walters research illustrates the reasons behind the persistent pay gap in the UK. More than half of all female professionals have never negotiated a pay rise - find out why.

Over 50s left on the shelf?

Over 40% of workers over 50 feel that employers offer a lack of opportunity to support their progression. Should more be done to support older workers? Read the full story.

Win a promotion in your 50s

3 in 4 workers in their 50s believe they have already hit a career ceiling. Alexandra Sydney, Group Marketing Director at Totaljobs, offers the following tips to achieve a promotion.

Which sectors are falling short?

Robert Walters research provides the stark reality that over 50s feel overlooked for promotion. Which industries are falling short? Take a look at our key findings. 

Career advice articles

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View from above the glass ceiling

A champion for female leadership with unrivalled expertise in her industry, Lucy Bisset, Director at Robert Walters, discusses shattering stereotypes and the importance of paving the way for women in senior careers.

Flexible working - what it means for you

Flexible hours can offer working parents a solution to many of the challenges that come with balancing work and family life. How can flexible hours work for you?

3 tips to help achieve your dream career goals

Many women want to further their careers. We spoke with Anna Barsby, former Chief Information Officer at Halfords about her top 3 tips for women professionals wanting to propel their careers.

5 tips for female leaders

Looking to capitalise on your talent and develop your leadership skills? Read five tips to progress your career in times of change.

Want a better work life balance?

Many senior women professionals agree having a good work-life balance is key to being happier in their jobs and at home. What are some key changes you can make to achieve a better work life balance?

Top tips for women working in banking & financial services

Are you wanting to stand out in your role, and progress within your career? We spoke with Francesca McDonagh at HSBC Bank to get her top tips for women professionals in the industry.