How do we hire more women engineers?
Wondering how your company can make a conscious effort to hire more female engineers and developers? Check out this episode of Brainfood Live on Air as Bryq’s CEO Markellos Diorinos and experts in tech recruiting discuss how to increase the percentage of women engineers in the current workforce. So, how big is the gap between men and women in the tech field? While women make up 47% of all employed adults in the U.S., only 25% of those jobs are computing roles, according to data from the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT)? To take the lack of diversity even further – of the 25% of females working in the tech industry, only 5% of that number are Asian women, while Black and Hispanic women accounted for just 3% and 1%, respectively.
It’s an issue that should be brought to the attention of all HR Professionals. So, how do we fix it? Does it start with better sourcing? Maybe job descriptions are being gender-biased? In this podcast, we go over the list of ways you can take to make the tech space more female-friendly.