The irony is that CIOs would really like to have more women on their teams. Over half say that women IT professionals help IT to bridge the much-talked about gap between IT and the rest of the business, and 48% say a mixed team improves cohesion and morale.
What’s going wrong ? Well, the Harvey Nash research suggests that women are simply avoiding the IT profession. Over 80% of CIOs say that they would like to hire women for roles, but simply can’t find qualified female candidates.
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