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.. women on average make up only about 30 percent of all employees in the big four Silicon Valley companies — Facebook, Apple, Google and Twitter.
For IT-related jobs specifically, that gap widens practically to a chasm, with women accounting for an average of just 16 percent of those roles
“We have this factory model, and we think someone’s working if they show up in the morning and they’re not drunk, they don’t sleep at their desks, they leave at the right time.
“But that has so little to do with what you create. And we all know people who create a lot without fitting into those norms.”
These strange work hours probably happen because Americans work so much and lack the enforced vacations and limitations on overtime that exist in some European countries.
IBM’s ‘Jobs at IBM’ website currently lists about 6,750 jobs, of which nearly a third, 2,150, are in the US.
India follows way behind at a little over 700, and China is third with about 650.
More striking are the entry level positions. Of the total of 446 entry level positions open as on September 2, as many as 172, or nearly 40%, are in the US. In India, there are a mere five.
If there’s a guiding principle for hiring managers and companies, it’s that they need to remember that there’s a human being on the other side of the job board.
Rather than a dry description of expectations, describe what the actual daily work is like, what’s being done that’s interesting and challenging. The idea is to make the posting engaging, instead of adversarial.