Ciara Coyle writes for People Management on ways to ensure ‘invisible’ workers do not go unrecognised
The distribution of duties and tasks in modern organisations frequently reinforces gender stereotypes, reportedly resulting in an unbalanced allocation of ‘non-promotable tasks’ (NPTs) that are disproportionately picked up by female employees.
Frequently, unrewarded responsibilities range from organising meetings, note taking and proofreading an email for a colleague, to planning the office Christmas party. All of these are crucial for a company to run smoothly but may not directly result in promotions. To guarantee a fair and inclusive workplace, employers must acknowledge the value in these typically non-revenue-generating tasks and reward their employees accordingly.
Ciara Coyle, Trainee Solicitor, writes a piece for People Management on how businesses can identify and reward employees who perform under-the-radar tasks.
Read the full article in People Management here.