Non-traditional Employment

What is Non-traditional Employment?

 

‘Non-traditional Employment’ is the term used to define the occupation and industries which have less than 25% of their employees from a single gender. For example, if a factory has 100 staff members and the number of women workers is less than 25 then it can be referred to as ‘non-traditional employment’.

 

There are several factors that might lead to certain industries and occupations being favored by one gender over another. For example, certain industries require more physical strength, and hence women might be discouraged from entering those fields.

 

Men and women have preconceived notions of work and hence, they might feel awkward about choosing a career path if they feel that the position is more suited for an individual of the other gender. This is one of the major reasons for non-traditional employment.

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