Women in Tech

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  • 5 Signs of a Toxic Workplace

    According to Future Forum survey results revealed yesterday, more than 40% of desk workers are suffering from burnout. The data also highlighted the strong correlation between age and gender with regards to burnout rates; women, in particular, were far more likely (46%) to experience this feeling compared to men (37%). In addition, younger people seemed much more prone towards experiencing such feelings when compared with their older colleagues - 48% of those under 30 reported being burned out at work as opposed to only 40% of those aged 30+. How to spot the red flags and avoid being…
  • Leadership in Tech: 4 Tips to Get More Women to the Top

    Despite the progress made in recent years, gender balance within functional tech leadership remains an unmet promise. Chief technology officers (CTOs), chief information officers (CIOs), and other executive-level roles have yet to reach a truly equal representation between men and women, data sets typically show female representation ranging from 15-25%. CEOs and CHROs who are responsible for succession planning must take action to improve these numbers - however slow it might be moving, it is still necessary to make lasting change. With women controlling approximately $31.8 trillion in…
  • Be True to Yourself: Harness The Power of Authenticity in Tech

    There have been lots of discussions lately about the need for more authenticity in tech. Women have been speaking out about the importance of being true to themselves and not trying to conform to the often-unrealistic standards that are set for them. It can be hard to be authentic in such a competitive and fast-paced industry, but it's worth it. The Importance of Being Yourself in the Tech World The tech industry is packed with competition. How else can one stand out if they are not themselves? Pretending to be somebody else is a recipe if not for disaster, at least for remaining unseen…
  • Is It Too Late to Start A Career in Tech?

    No matter your age, it's never too late to pursue a career in tech. In fact, many women find success later in life after making a switch to the tech industry. With so many opportunities available, there's no reason not to give it a try.
  • How to Get into Tech With No Experience?

    Don't let lack of experience hold you back from pursuing a career in tech! There are plenty of ways to get your foot in the door, even if you don't have a background in the field. Here are a few tips to help you get started. Research what you don't know - there's no shame in not knowing everything Knowledge is power, and in the tech world that rings especially true. Whether you break into tech with a ton of experience under your belt or no experience at all, chances are there will be something to learn along the way. We all start somewhere, so don't let self-doubt put a stop to your…
  • Best Tech Jobs for Women

    Women have made impressive strides in the tech industry, and now there is a greater number of women working in technology-related roles than ever before! If you're interested in which tech jobs are most suitable for women in tech, this article will explore why these positions could be the perfect fit. Additionally, we'll provide some advice on how to break into the hi-tech sector if it's an area that you've yet to experience. Therefore, whether you’re searching for a new career path or just curious about what women can do with technology - keep reading! 1. UX Designer User experience…
  • Which Soft Skills Are Needed to Succeed in Tech

    While hard skills are still essential for many positions, soft skills are increasingly necessary to succeed in tech. Soft skills include interpersonal skills, such as communication and collaboration, as well as problem-solving and critical thinking. With the ever-changing tech domain landscape, these soft skills are essential for growing your career and widening your horizons. Moreover, soft skills are also imperative for quality networking and building valuable relationships within the tech community. As the industry becomes more competitive, those who have better developed soft skills will…
  • How Companies Can Use Remote Hiring to Create A Diverse Workplace

    What Is Remote Hiring And How Does It Work Remote hiring is a new and growing trend in the workforce. By definition, remote hiring is the practice of recruiting and hiring employees who work outside of the traditional office setting. Remote hiring can entail employees who work from home, from co-working spaces, or from any location outside of the company's physical office. Virtual recruitment has many benefits, including increased diversity, reduced overhead costs, and a larger pool of potential candidates to choose from. With so many advantages, it's no wonder that it is becoming more and…
  • 3 Common Discrimination Scenarios Women in Tech Face

    It’s a public knowledge that the tech industry is dominated by men. Women only hold about a quarter of all jobs in the tech sector, and even fewer occupy top positions. This gender imbalance has led to allegations of workplace discrimination against women in tech. According to an online survey among full-time professionals working within the UK tech industry conducted by Studio Graphene and an independent research agency, 49% of women experienced some form of workplace discrimination, and 20% have resigned in the past because of discrimination or harassment in the workplace.   Here are the…
  • Women In Cybersecurity CTF 2022

    CyberTalents is committed to empowering women and integrating them into the cybersecurity field. In today's world, there is a major gender gap in cybersecurity and we have taken it upon ourselves to assist close that gap by encouraging more women to join in the competitive realm of cybersecurity.  For the third time and the second year consecutively, CyberTalents is organizing a global cybersecurity CTF for women to showcase their technical skills and enhance their hands-on experience.