Although the coronavirus has impelled many tech companies to transition their annual conferences to online-only virtual events, much of the entertainment value remains, along with captivating keynote speakers, spot-on executive presentations, and hands-on learning sessions.
New and more powerful data systems, artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced computing have enabled companies to take “people analytics” to the next level to combat the job-hopping phenomenon, offer employees flexible and personalized rewards, and more.
Celebrating women making waves in STEM is one way to move the needle toward a more equitable future—and inspire younger generations. Here are four women and their stories about working at game-changing companies.
Game rooms, onsite massage, unlimited vacation, endless snacks to name a few. Companies have tried all sorts of ways to keep employees happy and productive. But it turns out there’s a more impactful way to reduce stress in the workplace: mindfulness. By observing and accepting thoughts, sensations and feelings, employees are able to be more aware of the situation at hand and have higher levels of emotional intelligence.
While much progress has been made, there’s still a long way to go to achieve gender parity in the technology sector. Today, women hold between 17-30% of tech-focused roles at eight of the world’s largest tech companies. Here’s a snapshot of the history of women in tech, a global view of women in the tech workforce, a breakdown of roles and much more.
As Pittsburgh works toward smart city status, its bold technology plans aim to improve transportation, increase residential safety, enhance mobility, address climate change and more.
Despite progress, women are still underrepresented in the technology sector. We spoke to three female leaders in tech who provided insights into their career success and advice for future generations of girls, including reframing challenges as opportunities, taking steps to avoid burnout, and embracing self-advocacy.