The next generation of technology companies is changing the way women work.
And for many, the shift has been a tough sell.
In a recent survey of more than 500 tech leaders, 60 percent said they wanted to make it easier for women to get into tech, but many are frustrated with the process.
So we’ve compiled a list of tools that help women get into the tech workforce, and they’re here to help.
Hiring a mentor to mentor your new hires and help you grow.
“The key is that you hire a mentor, because they can help you understand what you’re looking for and where you want to go in your career,” says Rebecca O’Neill, an employment lawyer in Boston.
O’Neil’s firm helps women hire, train, and manage talent.
“What you can do is look at the best mentors, the most qualified people you know, and ask them to help you with your interviews, your hiring, and your hiring process.”
And the more experienced you are with your team, the more likely that person will offer advice.
“That will build your network and build your confidence,” O’Sullivan says.
“If you are really good at what you do, you will find people who have great ideas.”
She advises that you also search out mentorship opportunities and start working with them, and if you’re in a position where you can offer them an extension, that’s a good thing, too.
Be aware of your body type.
Many women prefer shorter legs, according to research, and the ideal body shape is more feminine than the one you typically wear, which can make it harder to fit into a tech company.
To be sure, you can use a standard measuring tape or a measuring tape with a pencil to make sure you’re measuring in the right size.
You can also check with your doctor to make certain your body is healthy.
Pay attention to your career and career goals.
It can be a difficult time in your life.
“You want to do the best job you can at the time,” O