How Women Leaving The Workforce Impacts The Women Left Behind

Recent news on women in the workplace has been focused on the pandemic forcing women out of the workforce. Whether it is because of job loss or being pushed out because of the home and child care burdens,  it’s clear that  COVID-19 has disproportionally impacted working women. However, less has been said of the impact on the women who remain in the workforce. What is the ripple effect on their workloads, mental wellness, and careers?


Chief, a private network of senior (C-Suite and VP level) women leaders, has surveyed more than 300 members. Not only do these women face greater visible and invisible demands as they lead their companies through these difficult times, but they are more stressed, pushing many close to burnout. Some are planning to leave their positions sooner than they anticipated.

Through an interview with Chief co-founder and CEO Carolyn Childers and co-founder Lindsay Kaplan, they highlight key survey findings, what is happening to the women leaders that remain in the workforce and what we must do to reverse these trends that threaten to erase the decades of progress women have made.

The Visible Demands

Seventy-one percent of women leaders surveyed say they are shouldering a higher level of professional responsibility since the start of the pandemic. The impact of the current childcare crisis on all women, regardless of whether they are taking care of children at home, is also evident.   While the majority (65%) of the women surveyed are caregivers and therefore juggling greater family and work demands, women who don’t have caregiving responsibilities say they are taking on more professional responsibilities to close the gaps. Seventy-seven percent of women leaders who are not caregivers feel that they’ve had to work harder in the workplace than their co-workers who are also caregivers. 

The Invisible Demands

The survey results also brought to the surface the hidden burden these women leaders face— the invisible work that becomes part of their leadership roles. According to co-founders Childers and Kaplan, since no business looks exactly the same now as it did at the beginning of the year, these senior leaders already have a full plate as they’re continuously looking for ways to strategically reposition their companies to take advantage of opportunities, or pivot for survival. But there is also an unstated expectation, based on gender, to manage the other parents and caregivers on their teams. This expectation is in addition to being expected to oversee the team’s mental health and mental well-being. When these already overburdened women are the only women leaders in the room, they also become the de facto mentor to all the other women, which is in addition to their increased personal family responsibilities because of the pandemic. While many of these hidden burdens were present even before the pandemic, the burden is now even more significant, and the emotional toll it takes is magnified.

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Global Blood Pressure Monitoring Equipment And Accessories Market 2020 to 2025 Top Countries Data, Growth Pattern and Analyzing Impacts Of COVID-19

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