Working mums more likely to quit a job in male dominated professions
Mothers are more likely to quit ‘male professions’ which are traditionally dominated by a male work force, such as banking, according to a new study.
Women with children were 52 per cent more likely to leave their job than childless women, but only in professions with a mainly male workforce (classed as having over 70 per cent male employees).
The study, by Indianna University into ‘overwork’ environments also found that mothers feel more disheartened than their child free counterparts.
Mothers are 52 per cent more likely to leave a job with long hours if they are surrounded by men in their working environment
Over one-third of men and nearly one-fifth of women in professions work more than a 50-hour week, or ‘overwork environments’.
Male dominated environments tend to be lucrative professions such as law, finance, medicine and…
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