Gender Gap and Compensation Essay Assignment
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For this assignment, you will write a document that explores the topics of gender gap and compensation. In your introduction, explain whether you think the gender gap is a women’s issue, men’s issue, or both. Explain your response and reasoning within your introduction. Then, divide the body of your paper using the headers below, and cover in that section what is indicated under the header.
Explain why the gender gap continues to be an issue in our society and what can be done to help close this gap in terms of opportunities and pay.
Identify legal provisions that are in place for addressing the gender gap. Hypothesize why legal provisions have not been successful in closing the gap. Discuss how ethics may play a role in future changes.
Explain what human resource professionals should consider when planning compensation and pay during recruitment planning. Support your document with a minimum of two resources. Your document must be at least three pages in length, not counting the title or reference pages. Adhere to APA style when constructing this assignment, including in-text citations and references for all sources that are used. Please note that no abstract is needed.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Please read the requirements of the rubric before you commence writing your paper.
|Excellent (4)||Good (3)||Needs Improvement (2)||Poor (1)|
|The essay has no spelling or punctuation errors and very few grammatical errors. Very well written and excellent use of business language.||The essay has a few punctuation or spelling errors. Few grammatical errors that don’t affect meaning. Well written and use of business language is acceptable.||The essay has some punctuation or spelling errors. Some grammatical errors but generally don’t affect meaning. Language is satisfactory overall but use of more appropriate business language is required.||The essay has numerous punctuation or spelling errors. Numerous grammatical errors that affect meaning. Language used is unprofessional and not appropriate for business use.|
|Essay Organization and Formatting||Relevant sections are included, and each is organized effectively. Formatting is professional and consistent and includes all required elements.||Relevant sections are included but could be a little better organized. Formatting is acceptable and/or one or two required elements are missing.||Relevant sections are included but organization could be improved. Formatting is inconsistent and/or many elements are missing or not formatted appropriately.||Sections are missing and/or poorly organized. Formatting is messy and unprofessional.|
|Essay content/Thinking||Essay content is comprehensive and detailed. Thinking and ideas are presented clearly, are engaging and thorough.||Essay content is sufficient. Thinking and ideas are clear but could be expanded to be more thorough.||Essay content is fairly basic and/or thinking and ideas lack some clarity and depth.||Essay content is very basic and thinking and ideas are superficial and lack clarity.|