Posts byEmilia Wietrak

How to Reduce Gender Bias in Your Hiring Process

According to Fortune 500, the annual list of 500 United States companies with the highest revenue, the 2017 ranking includes only 32 female CEOs. And that’s just one of many examples of a gender gap in the workplace. What’s more, a substantial proportion of the fast-growing and promising future jobs, like web developer or mathematician, are occupied mostly by men (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017). Should women be concerned about their position in the labour market?
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External incentives and internal motivation – a perfect pairing to boost work performance!

1) Work results depend on a person’s internal motivation.

2) The belief that money or bonuses can decrease employees’ internal motivation is only partially founded – financial rewards and recognition can sometimes increase the positive relationship between internal motivation and work performance.

3) While enjoyment may be more beneficial for complex activities, incentives seem to matter more for straightforward, repetitive work.
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