Everyone needs inspiring leaders to emulate. Over the past year, much has been highlighted in the news about the disproportionate male to female ratio in information technology - from engineers to the C-Suite. Here in Canada, there is a growing representation of women IT leaders paving the way for future generations.
With many companies undergoing restructuring during the economic downturn, IT professionals who have been laid off, and those who fear they may be, are turning to career services to help boost their images. Career Management Coaching.com and IT-Career-Coach.net share their approaches to job search success
In this month's Harvard Business Review, Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Carolyn Buck Luce and Lisa J. Servon describe the Athena Factor, their research project examining the career trajectories of such women. Hewlett, founding president of the Center for Work-Life Policy in New York, told Kathleen Melymuka about what they learned.