Mothers work hard – whether it’s at home or in the workplace. March 8 is International Women’s Day. Annually on this day, events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements. Research from Accenture – a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company – shows that women say the most important factor for work-life balance is flexibility in the workplace.
The Defining Success research found that the majority of today’s working women would prefer a better work-life balance to an increased salary. One of the most important contributors to work-life balance identified by the survey was flexibility, with 80% of women saying that having a flexible work schedule is either very important or extremely important to their career success.
The following infographic illustrates the findings of Accenture’s Defining Success research conducted for International Women’s Day 2013.
Infographic source: Accenture, International Women’s Day 2013 Survey
Do these findings resonate with you? What factors would you add?
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 259,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012.