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A woman is a huge part of society. Whether she is playing the role of a wife, some company’s boss, employee, or just a friend. Just like a man, a woman can change to change the world and do great things in life. However, regardless of such beliefs, a woman has much to overcome in society even in this day and age. Such difficulties not just come from
men only but also women alike. Yes, it does not have to be someone else but women themselves to lift each other. It is very simple to do so and it could also be easy if one puts their heart and soul into it. Below are a few ways to empower women in the workplace.
The quality of anyone’s work is recognized by the number of praises one gets for how well the job is done. In a working environment, communication takes place with many people like the managers, peers and one may even come in direct communication with the bosses. Hard work done can be observed by these people. Some will compliment but others might feel envious. This is what we need to work on. Instead of feeling jealous of others’ success women should try to appreciate others for their achievements. Negative feelings can be suppressed and saying something good will not just brighten the mood of others but will also help you keep a positive mind. In addition, it also helps get rid of imposter syndrome
Connecting to the right people
Experienced people are best at teaching about the rights and wrongs in a particular field. As women who have contact with such personnel can help introduce other women to them. This allows them to learn and grow in their field. Getting to know professionals is a way of getting access to resources and knowledge that can help women improve.
In any field when it comes to doing projects males are always a natural choice despite their level of experience. Women however are treated completely the opposite. If higher positioned women recognize the true potential in any women even if they are new in their jobs, they can help them push forward by recommending them for projects.
Helpful and approachable
Female rivalry is very common in workplaces. Some people feel that to move higher up is to push others down. This is visible in both genders but is way more prominent in women than in men. These behaviours can harm women’s empowerment. Holding on to each other and helping people rise to the top. The best way to reach the goal is to move forward together instead of treating each other as obstacles.
Even in this day and age gender gap still proceeds to be problematic. The area where it affects the most when it comes to the salaries. In many places, women still receive lower salaries as compared to men for a variety of reasons including their motherhood, physical strength, and more. Women and men have the capabilities to function the same way. Both are responsible to take care of their kids, their homes, and the people around them. Compromising on salaries does solve any problems.
If women start to earn equal to that of men, issues like male dependencies can be eradicated. Hence women should not fear when voicing their rights on equal salaries. Even in all practical aspects both women and men do put an equal amount of effort to achieve their position in their profession. And there are times when women do more.
As a woman who is in a higher position, one must help put out achievable targets for those who are less experienced and new. These achievements can become concrete evidence for them when they face a dilemma in the future because of their gender. Their capabilities will be very visible and such hard work will never be undermined.
Accepting and being happy yourself
Gender always presents itself with limitations but also provides other ways to achieve goals. This however depends on people individually. Knowing what kind of skill, one possesses and can work with to overcome such limitations.
By walking shoulder to shoulder men and women can both achieve great things. Despite the limitations if both learn to take their responsibilities the right way and respect each other the gender gap may shrink. For a woman respect and honour is everything to them. Give what is demanded and life will be simpler for every one.
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