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February 5, 2020

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Getting Ahead

Forget Gender Gap, Here’s Why Fewer Women Have A Tech Career

According to a report by Catalyst, the contribution by gender to the workforce is almost equal. Women constitute almost half of the workforce, which seems to indicate that gender has seized being an issue for professionals. 

However, statistics for tech employment reveal a much different picture of the working world. Indeed, according to a report by Adeva IT, women only hold a quarter of the jobs in the tech industry. While the first explanation would be the consequences of the gender gap and how women lack education support to move to a STEM field, it would be inaccurate.

Indeed, more and more efforts and investments are made at an education and employment level to encourage women into a tech career. Perhaps, it is time to consider other potential factors that create a male-dominated technology environment. 

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

5 Important Things To Keep in Mind Before Becoming a Freelancer

When you’re frustrated with your boss, your job, your career and your commute the life of a freelancer can seem idyllic. Think of it! Waking up and rolling out of bed, enjoying a leisurely breakfast before strolling to your desk to start your day while others are scrambling through rush hour traffic or embarking on their maddening commute with a cold piece of toast clamped between their teeth. 

Yet, while the life of a freelancer certainly has its advantages, it also comes with its fair share of caveats. If you’re serious about becoming a freelancer and making a living from your talents, here are some things you’ll need to keep in mind.

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