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Why We Should Encourage More Women to Work in IT

3 days ago | by Dennis McCafferty

A significantly larger number of women tech professionals than men believe that their gender is underrepresented in the IT industry, according to a recent survey from Harvey Nash, an IT recruiting,... Read More



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