How Flexible Work Environments Can Help Women Advance in Their Careers

It actually helps even the playing field

A woman is standing over her desk; she double checks her work with a calculator; there is a bike in the background
It helps those who are in positions where having a family often discounts them from promotions or specific roles. Getty Images

Many companies have begun to recognize the benefits of a remote work environment, including access to top talent, increased productivity, reduced costs and other advantages. For women, specific advantages like location and schedule flexibility can make a huge difference when choosing careers. In a world where the gender gap and gender bias still exist, remote work can help level the playing field.

@ccanty Corean Canty is chief operating officer of Goodway Group.