* always knew they would leave to raise children
* wanted to pursue an entrepreneurial path
* satisfied with their job but factors and events forced a decision * dissatisfied with their job and factors and events led to their decision * A critical factor in most women’s career decision-making processes is job satisfaction, which includes workplace culture and practices.
* Many mid-career women desire job flexibility or predictable schedules, yet many careers are linear and jobs are one-size-fits-all, resulting in a mismatch between supply and demand. * Many women could have been retained if employers would have restructured job requirements. In addition, Choose 2 Lead Women's Foundation reported some perspectives and concerns of female executives were: * Some executive women expressed frustration as they perceive that a male-dominated, inflexible corporate culture can constrain their abilities to succeed. Several senior women told of being excluded from firm-wide leadership positions and even from key decision-making, which often takes place informally between male leaders during social gatherings on weekends. *...