Jamie Reidy shares a report showing a gender shift in the workplace: men moving into traditionally female-centric jobs.
Over the last decade, men have begun flocking to fields long the province of women…
The trend began well before the crash, and appears to be driven by a variety of factors, including financial concerns, quality-of-life issues and a gradual erosion of gender stereotypes. An analysis of census data by The New York Times shows that from 2000 to 2010, occupations that are more than 70 percent female accounted for almost a third of all job growth for men, double the share of the previous decade.
Have you seen this phenomenon at work?
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