It’s no secret that there is a lack of women in tech. Recent data released by companies such as Twitter and Facebook show huge disparity between the number of men and women working for tech companies. While this is obviously a problem in itself, but a larger issue is looming. Women who are working in tech are leaving the industry, and never coming back -- largely because of the culture that the industry has created.
Some of the world's biggest tech companies are sitting on piles of billions of dollars, and don't know what to do with it. Apple alone reported a surplus of $137 billion at the end of the most recent fiscal year. The infographic below from WhoIsHostingThis.com analyzes ways these tech giants can use this surplus of money.
It’s no secret that the number of men working in technology careers far outnumbers women who are doing the same. And even though the amount of available technology jobs is increasing significantly, women are still trailing behind men in the race to snatching up these tech opportunities. While it’s true that they make up just a little over one-fourth of the science, tech, engineering and math (STEM) workforce, brilliant female minds have also introduced the world to some of the most innovative technological inventions and advances in history. And now, thanks to a plethora of online jobs to pick from, women can hold their own in the tech workforce while embracing more flexibility and greater work-life balance.
Airbnb, the popular online community marketplace that allows you to rent out your home to travelers, has been ruled illegal in New York City by an administrative law judge despite efforts from the web service to persuade the city not to do so. PayScale investigates why this happened to one of the Internet's biggest recent success stories and what it means for business travelers.
In our technology-driven world, it should come to no surprise that the number of available tech jobs continues to grow. Market trends show that IT is now one of the top drivers of how businesses operate; from communication to productivity, to marketing and improving products. Even though some jobs are disappearing due to the development of so many new and emerging technologies, others are adapting and even more are being created.
Get ready. Soon, the normal sea of faces that pass you by on your morning commute to the office will look a little less human, and a lot more cyborg.
Imagine spending thousands of dollars and at least four years in college to land a job in a field that you adore, only to find that thirty years later, around the age of 50, your salary drops 14%. Worse yet, imagine being replaced by a new graduate and suddenly unemployed.