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Things Are Getting Better For Women In Tech, But They Still Hit A Glass Ceiling


First Posted: 11/29/2011 4:57 pm Updated: 12/16/2011 11:08 am

The Grindstone:

According to the 2011 Technisource Women in Information Technology Report, things aren't as bad for women in technology as we previously thought. "It is very encouraging to see so many of the differing factors of how men and women view employment within the technology field starting to stabilize and reach equal levels," said Alisia Genzler, vice president of the Northeast Region of Technisource. "Yet, there is still a battle for perception of equality around compensation and the greater societal issue of promoting IT as a career path for young women. In the end, employers need to recognize that both men and women are not only looking to be fairly compensated, but also desire to be mentored and challenged in their career. Those that don't constantly strive to provide that challenge will end up losing top talent to the competition."

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