Top Companies for Women

first_imgManpower Named One of PINK Magazine’s Top Companies for WomenBurlington, VT August 18, 2008 – Manpower was the only employment services company to be named one of PINK magazine’s 2008 “Top Companies for Women”. PINKs annual ranking recognizes the prominent role of women at Manpower, particularly in top leadership roles.”Seventy percent of employees in the U.S. organization at manager-level and above are women,” said Amanda Niklaus, of Manpower’s Burlington, VT office. “PINK’s listing recognizes Manpower’s dedication to fostering a culture diverse in thought and experience, and honors the women who provide these strengths.”PINK solicited nominations from U.S.-based companies and evaluated respondents on:· Power – the number of women in board seats and C-suites, and with P&L responsibility;· Pipeline – leadership training, mentoring and coaching programs designed to retain and advance talented women; and· Pay – evidence of pay equity, including the percentage of women in the top fifth of the organization’s payroll.”These companies are true leaders in the advancement of women,” says PINK’s founding editor, Cynthia Good. “They all realize that moving women to the top goes beyond issues like maternity leave and flextime. It’s also about giving women real authority to change the corporation and achieve their career dreams.”The list of the Top Companies for Women will be featured in the magazine’s September/October issue that hits newsstands August 26. Manpower has been a part of the Vermont community for 42 years and currently serves more than 40 area businesses.About Manpower of Burlington, VTManpower of Burlington is a leader in the employment services industry; creating and delivering services that enable its clients to win in the changing world of work. The company offers employers a range of services for the entire employment and business cycle including permanent, temporary and contract recruitment; employee assessment and selection; training; outplacement; outsourcing and consulting. The focus of Manpower’s work is on raising productivity through improved quality, efficiency and cost-reduction across their total workforce, enabling clients to concentrate on their core business activities. Manpower Inc. operates under five brands: Manpower, Manpower Professional, Elan, Jefferson Wells and Right Management. More information about Manpower is available at us.manpower.com/pressroom.###last_img read more