How Women Are Shaping VR Technology

Ms. Career Girl

It’s no secret that the tech industries have a serious diversity problem in general. According to a 2018 report by the National Center for Women & Information Technology , women hold just 26% of technology-related roles. This doesn’t just illustrate the problematic systemic biases against talented women, it also serves as a reminder that we continue to truncate our technological trajectory by excluding the ideas of diverse minds.

Can Tech Increase Workplace Diversity?


Part of the buzz is being generated by new software technologies that promise to remove gender and ethnic bias from the hiring process. HR diversity HR tech HRtech workforce diversity workpace diversityBlind recruiting is a trending topic in HR. Products range from. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.


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5 Hot Careers in Technology

Career Alley

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the outlook for technology careers is looking really good. There are lots of great reasons to consider careers in Technology. New technology markets are being created on a regular basis, the demand still exceeds the supply, the pay is really good, need I go on? Today’s post covers some great careers in Technology. Technology Careers – Technology has been a hot career choice for a very long time.

Could Hiring Boot Camp Grads Help Boost Diversity in Tech?

Undercover Recruiter

We’ve all been inundated with disappointing statistics about the persistent lack of diversity in the tech industry. Could Hiring Boot Camp Grads Help Boost Diversity in Tech? Employer Recruiting Alex North Boot Camps coding degree diversity TechnologyAnd with development positions on the rise nationwide, there is a clear need for employers to look at less traditional funnels when recruiting tech talent.

5 Ways to Amplify Your Diversity Recruiting Efforts


Recruiting a diverse group of candidates is essential to having a well-rounded organization where ideas, experiences and backgrounds help organizations and teams reach their productivity and sales goals.For example, research has found that every 1 percent increase in racial diversity correlates with a 9 percent increase in sales revenue. Diversity, in my mind isn’t just about race, being female or a military veteran , but it can be. Diversity Job Boards and Forums.

3 Tips for Managing Workplace Diversity & Your Bottom-line


Workplace diversity is good for business and gives companies a distinct advantage. A Forbes survey of 300+ large global enterprises (>$500 million in annual revenue) revealed that 85 percent agreed or strongly agreed that diversity is crucial to fostering innovation in the workplace. Understanding and Managing Workplace Diversity. Diversity is not just about race, gender or sexual orientation. Promoting workplace diversity has many bottom line benefits.

Hiring for Diversity, Pt4: “Overqualified People” | Hiring.

Hiring Technical People

Tweet This Post This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged diversity , hiring decision , job analysis. ← Six Behaviors to Consider for an Agile Team on Hiring the Best… is available in PDF → 8 Responses to Hiring for Diversity, Pt4: “Overqualified People&# Matthew Heusser says: August 19, 2010 at 11:41 am “I know of a very talented mid-level manager who decided she wanted to be a technical writer again, and get out of management.

Being the Best Example of Personality Diversity

Hiring Technical People

I gave a talk at the Philly Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise earlier this week about managing the project portfolio. This is why you need personality diversity, especially on complex projects. hiring strategy personality type team diversityI was talking about people who start thinking at the 50,000 foot level (like me) and people who start thinking at the blades of grass level. We both move up and down, it’s just where we start.

10 Reasons for Considering a Career in Food Technology

Career Alley

Food technology is arguably one of the most important areas of food science that examines the actual production methods used to create the food we eat in as safe a manner as possible. A formal qualification in this area can look very appealing to a prospective employer within the food and drink industry but why should you opt to head down the food technology route? Studying food technology grants you a deep understanding of how food is produced.

5 Hot Careers for Technology College Grads

Career Alley

Technology Careers – Technology has been a hot career choice for a very long time. What’s more, the diversity of technology career choices provides great choices for just about anyone. What They Do – This career choice is one of the newer technology careers, developing mobile native UI apps across different mobile platforms.

4 Strategies to Hire for Diversity with Mobile


Diversity Strategies for Workplace Diversity. This last couple weeks I’ve been working on a 15 page paper for a Wiley publication that I was asked to write about human resources, mobile, social media, and technology. And while I was researching for the article which I will share with you as soon as I am able, I came across some good stats when it comes to engaging minority populations using technolog and mobile.

Why Building Diversity Into Your Intern Program Matters


Creating a diverse and inclusive work place is one of the most critical and challenging issues faced by HR professionals today. Most large Fortune 500 companies (for example Microsoft and Ernst and Young ) have extensive diversity messages on their websites and dedicate tremendous time and effort to building a diverse team that more closely reflects the makeup of he world. Different industries struggle with diversity in different ways.

The Impact of Wearable Technologies on HR


With the advent of Google Glass wearable technology has taken a big leap forward. That got me thinking how wearable technology might be a tool for HR. I am not certain how may HR people are using technology in that manner. The point about the wearable technology is that your hands are free, where with the iPad or smart phone they are not. I think that wearable technology is going to have a major impact on work.

Returnships: A Key Diversity Initiative


Goldman Sachs pioneered the idea of returnships in 2008 and maintains the program under their diversity and inclusion page. In an era in which technology creates rapid changes to the workforce and skills needed within the workforce, people who take time off have never been more at risk at getting left behind. I am sure you have heard the story a thousand times before. A woman in the middle of her career has children and takes maternity leave.

Thinking Of Building A Diverse Candidate Pipeline? Here Are 5 Such Strategies For You

Recruit CRM

Did you know that based on global LinkedIn data, diversity roles in companies have increased by 71% from 2015-2020? Recruiters have surely understood the benefits of diversity hiring in today's age and thereby have been seen implementing and blending it more into their recruitment playbook.

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19 Female Founders & CEOs Working in HR Technology #HRTech


Conversely, the startup and technology industry is filled with males under age 30. Men are the majority job holders in technology and founders in the startup world. In the last six months half a dozen Silicon Valley companies have released their staffing and diversity data further exposing the hiring and industry gaps when it comes to tech. To help increase the number of women in technology, Google created a coding education program for women. Women in HR Technology.

Why We Haven’t Fixed Our Diversity Problems

Water Cooler Wisdom

I’ll be the first to say I don’t have all the answers when it comes to diversity and inclusion. Diverse organizations perform better, are more innovative, and have more engaged employees. Most organizations understand the need to solicit talent from diverse sources and are successful at doing just that. What happens after these diverse hires start? This second problem is related to why diverse hires don’t stay.

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Don’t Forget that Age Is Part of Diversity


In discussions of diversity and inclusiveness most people include gender, race, and ethnicity. We think in terms of whether we have enough women in technology positions or leadership positions. We think in terms of having more racial diversity, especially in higher level positions. One area that is seldom considered in diversity and inclusiveness is age. For a company to have internal innovation it is important to take a broader view of diversity and inclusiveness.

This Veteran's Day, Broader Your Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Water Cooler Wisdom

Navy veteran and talent acquisition manager at Micron Technology, said in an October 2020  Tech Republic  conversation about helping military veterans transition into civilian jobs with the help of artificial intelligence. “To Now, in conjunction with overall diversity and inclusion objectives, they must ensure their leaders are equipped to support this group in meaningful ways. According to the  U.S.

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Does Your HR Technology Promote Employee Engagement?


What if it was a simple as the technology you use? Technology has become a major challenge for HR and IT departments. In the post The future of the mobile worker they revealed that 25% of employees globally “… are influenced by the technology provided to them at work and would consider taking a new position if provided better technology that helps them be more productive.” Have you ever considered that and touted the technology you have in place?

Ep 98 – 3 More Emerging & Innovative HR Technologies #hrtechconf


As part of my pre-HR Technology conference coverage, I’m sitting down with 3 more startup founders and CEOs to talk about their products, services and technology offerings that make their company innovative and unique. Episode 98: Three More Emerging & Innovative HR Technologies. Jeremy Ames talks about HR technology Implementation company called Hive Tech HR. Jeremy’s company focuses on HR technology implementation for all types for the employment cycle.

Hire for Diversity of All Kinds

Hiring Technical People

Using Social Media to Network → Hire for Diversity of All Kinds Posted on March 18, 2009 by johanna I read a bunch of blogs, and Evolving Excellence is consistently good. It’s too easy if you have insufficient diversity to achieve group-think without meaning to. If you’re hiring for problem-solving skills, which is what we do in high tech, you want diversity of all kinds: personality, schooling, race, culture, to name just a few.

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Tips for Choosing the Right Technology for Financial Services

Imarticus Learning

Digital technology is driving the ever changing market, in an exponential manner. Technology is taking centre space as far as the financial services is concerned. It is not new that technology is holding hands with the financial sector, in fact financial services has been the biggest spender on IT. Technology is being considered as a channel to drive profitability and growth to the business. Financial technology is a commodity, and they need to think on those lines.

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Resume Help – Financial Information Technology Project Manager

Careers Done Write

He is in the technology space, but originally came from a financial background and was at one point a CPA. He has diverse project management experience and most recently worked on a project in the telecommunication space as a manager. Today’s résumé help is an interesting one. This particular candidate, who we will call Jim, has some excellent skills.

4 Reasons The Best Working Environments Are Multi-Generational

Career Realism

There's a good chance you have a diverse set of co-workers at your job. A clear example is the issue of technology. The young bulls (of whichever gender) want to have technology , technology, and more technology. The older bulls (of either gender) can put a quash on making the company technology based for technology's sake. You may work with people who are older or younger than you.

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THANK GOD FOR ASIANS: Google Releases Diversity Numbers.

HR Capitalist

Here''s some stat magic from the blog post at Google: "There are lots of reasons why technology companies like Google struggle to recruit and retain women and minorities. I''m looking at the Google diversity numbers and resisting the urge to wag the finger. First up, let''s point out the obvious - anyone who doesn''t think Google is a huge engine of innovation in the world is smoking crack.

How HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) Has Evolved Alongside Technology

From the birth of the desktop computer in the 1980s to today’s smartphone, the study known as human-computer interaction (HCI) has evolved from a specialty area to a diversely layered network of tech professionals. Human-computer interaction has everything to do with the communication between humans and computers at its nucleus.

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Get Creative With A Career At TikTok

Career Realism

The company faced some cybersecurity concerns along the way but has since made investments in technology and people to improve security on the platform and the company has become certified by the International Organization for Standardization.

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GitHub Is Focused On Bringing Developers Together

Career Realism

GitHub is committed to diversity and inclusion. Developers around the world use the GitHub platform and the company believes that its workforce should reflect the same diversity of its clients.

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Ways to Overcome Cultural Barriers in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

As the world moves ahead, diversity in the workplace will continue to grow and evolve. Additionally, thanks to the advancement of technology, it is now becoming more common to deal with clients, customers and employees from all over the world. While this may be the new norm, the possible challenges of diversity cannot be ignored and should be recognized early on. Encouraging team members to be inspirational leaders in a diverse and tolerant society.

Tech Managers: Time to Grow Up and Manage Like Humans

Hiring Technical People

I read Technology’s Man Problem in the New York Times this weekend. More diverse teams have a lower turnover rate. The more innovation you need in your product, the more diverse you need your team. cultural fit discrimination diversity Hiring Geeks That Fit management sexism technical skills I thought those days were long gone. I guess not. Since when it is acceptable to make any comment about anybody’s body part at work? Hello? Are we in the 7th grade?

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HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: IBM Finds Profit in Diversity (1/1)


IBM Finds Profit in Diversity. TOPIC: IBM Finds Profit in Diversity. IBM Finds Profit in Diversity. Gerstner initiated a diversity task-force initiative that would "uncover and understand differences among the groups and find ways to appeal to a broader set of employees and customers," according to HBS professor David A. IBMs diversity task forces benefited from all four. IBM Finds Profit in Diversity. Be our Friend.

Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Other People, Pt 2

Hiring Technical People

You need race and age diversity, along with personality diversity to get the best products out of your teams. When I asked about diversity, I kept hearing, “We only have young white people to offer you.” In fact, there were, maybe not plenty, but enough that I could start to hire a diverse set of people. Here is what I did: I told everyone I knew that I was looking to increase the diversity of my teams.

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New Technology That’s Helping Employees Improve Collaboration

Ms. Career Girl

Being able to hire workers with varying schedule needs or in dispersed locations is great — it broadens the pool of talent to choose from and improves diversity. With technology like applicant tracking, it’s easy to discover the very best employees from that larger pool. The post New Technology That’s Helping Employees Improve Collaboration appeared first on Ms. By the year 2020, an enormous 50 percent of the workforce could be remote.

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Modernize Your Recruitment Marketing for Gen Z

Undercover Recruiter

What’s the new competitive edge with these diverse, tech-savvy candidates entering the workforce? Recruiting generation z Montage recruitment marketing Technology Terri HerrmannEvery generation to enter the workforce has influenced recruiting strategy, and Gen Z is no different. Recruitment marketing. Why Recruitment Marketing Is Nonnegotiable Recruitment marketing involves developing and communicating a value proposition to candidates much like marketers do with consumers. It’s a.

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Hire Junior Employees; Think Harder About Contractors | Hiring.

Hiring Technical People

I believe in hiring a diverse team, especially in diversity of experience, and diversity of personality type. I encourage you to make that kind of diversity part of your hiring strategy. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

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Why Does the Tech Industry have a Gender Problem?

Undercover Recruiter

However, even though the technology sector is growing substantially, it’s still dealing with an age-old problem: a lack of gender diversity. Recruiting Emma Melling Forward Role gender tech industry Technology WomenThe UK’s tech industry currently employs over one million people and, in 2018, was worth £184 billion to the UK. The UK ranks third in the world total for capital invested in tech companies, View Article. Why Does the Tech Industry have a Gender Problem?

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How Can Recruiters Attract More Women to Tech Roles?

Undercover Recruiter

IT, technology and subjects alike are predominantly studied by males, so is it really the employers’ fault? Recruiting Inclusion tech market tech professionals women in tech Workplace DiversityLet’s be honest, the stats aren’t great. Just 17% of people working in the tech sectors in the UK are female. Are employers doing enough to attract more women into tech roles?

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What is Affirmative Action Anyway?


We deliberated how imperative it is, in this day and age, that women be adequately represented in senior leadership positions, on boards of directors and in advisory roles, particularly within the HR and recruitment technology industry, where I work and consult. The discussion surrounded the idea of diversity within these roles. I am of the belief the companies should have diversity throughout all ranks of an organization.

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Organizations Strive for a New Level of Inclusiveness


Traditionally, inclusion was pair with diversity (as in Diversity & Inclusion) and implied a sense of “feeling included’ regardless of skin color, origin, culture or sexual orientation. Inclusiveness is about encouraging employees to move outside their “comfort zone” and encouraging diversity of thought, behavior and reaching out to someone who they know peripherally.

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Friday Five: Tech, HR Tech and a Good Night’s Sleep


I’m not much for market watching, myself, so I’ve gathered a handful of links on the related story that’s more interesting to me: diversity in tech. Jesse Jackson: The Civil Rights Leader’s Battle for Diversity in Tech. TechCrunch interviewed Reverend Jesse Jackson about his new efforts to push for diversity in the tech industry. HR diversity diversity in tech employment equity facebook online advertising Social Media startupsTGIF, friends!

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5 Benefits of a Data-Driven Recruitment Strategy


First, the technology. Without better technology and all employee data available in a single system, recruiters will be hard-pressed to deliver the optimal headcount needed to deliver on business goals. Embed Diversity into Recruiting Process. Traditional recruiting methods make it hard to tell whether you’ll hit your diversity targets or ensure equity during the process. HR analytics big data data driven recruiting diversity pipelines recruiting

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How to Manage Millennials: 8 Ways to Do it Right

Undercover Recruiter

Because of the diverse makeup of offices today, employees are often grouped with the generations they fall under to study behavioral patterns easier. Employer Recruiting Baby Boomers generation x Guthrie-Jensen Jomel Alos Millennials TechnologyEach employee has different working styles. Millennials, the youngest of the batch, have been notorious for being the most different kind of workers compared to the previous generations. Often, they receive criticism. View Article.

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