In the wake of COVID-19 and remote learning for the majority of American children, female workers left the workforce in record numbers. That mass exodus also depleted a massive amount of money from the U.S. economy: an estimated $800 billion, according to Rebecca Henderson, CEO, global business, and executive board member of Randstad, who delivered the opening keynote address at the Women in HR Tech Summit at Tuesday’s HR Tech Conference in Las Vegas.
What it means for HR leaders
Prior to COVID, women were making great strides toward equity in the workplace. After decades of advocacy, Henderson said, women were increasingly achieving