Surely no shock?
“Women are failing to sell their IT skills effectively

research shows that over half (54 per cent) feel they need proof of qualifications to reinforce their experience whereas their male counterparts would simply talk their way into new jobs and projects.

An investigation by Computing (Computing, 18 January) found women working in the IT industry still feel they need to outperform their male counterparts to achieve the same level of success.”
But is that perception or is that reality? Either way, no wonder this is happening:
“The number of female IT workers is declining, representing just 16 per cent of the industry compared with 19 to 21 per cent in 2000 according to figure released last year by IT trade association Intellect, despite government and industry initiatives to attract women to the profession. ” Computing

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  1. benz says:

    No surprise at all…

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