The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to take a disproportionate toll on women in the workforce. According to a recent report from Rapid Research Information Forum, women, compared to men, are likely spending more time taking care of family members, causing them to experience more disruptions to their work. The report’s findings are based on gender […]
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Science and engineering organizations were in the process of expanding their hiring efforts to include more women. However, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of female hires dropped across industries from 46.94% to 44.86%, with significant backslide in the technology industry, according to a recent LinkedIn study. “The engine of hiring bias […]
The artificial intelligence (AI) industry needs more women. Currently, under a quarter of AI professionals are female, and only 13.8% of AI research papers have been authored by women. Studies have shown that when women and minorities are involved in the development of AI, these systems are less biased. However, studies have also shown that […]
If the global engineering industry is going to fill the growing talent shortage for STEM positions, it’s going to need to attract more female professionals. However, many experts say entrenched cultural attitudes are creating barriers for women in cyber security and other STEM areas. The shortage of cyber security professionals is particularly pronounced. According to […]
For the sixth year in a row, over 370 students and young professionals hailing from ten IEEE Regions kicked off their new year at the IEEE Rising Stars Conference. IEEE Region 6 hosts this annual conference with the primary goal of inspiring and empowering IEEE’s future leaders. This year, the conference was held at the […]
This is a sponsored post from Digi-Key. Written by Nancy Ordman. What technical skills do you need for 2020? How different is the 2020 list from previous years? Skills that are in high demand and short in supply will change at the pace of technological innovation as well as based on changes in the economy. […]
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This is a sponsored post from Digi-Key. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month in the U.S. Here’s something to be aware of: the workforce for cyber security is staggeringly small. Young professionals are overlooking cyber security career opportunities, which weakens the industry and also puts companies at risk. Here are five reasons to consider […]
Most engineers enter the workforce as individual contributors. And the job is fairly straightforward—you rely on data and individual efforts to impact outcomes. Your technical knowledge is your most important skill set as you work with others to achieve the team’s goals. Moving Into Engineering Management But what happens when you start to work […]
This is a sponsored post from Digi-Key. Written by Jennifer D. Bosavage Robotic technology is everywhere. Robots help factories manufacture products, doctors serve patients, and emergency responders perform rescue operations. Of course, they can also be used purely for entertainment. Robotics engineers design, build, and program those robots. Robotics is a growing, lucrative segment. According to […]