Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 28th May 2012 19:25 UTC
In the News This topic comes up quite a lot on technology websites, but I generally try to steer clear from it as much as possible, since I'm not the one to talk about it (you know, with me being a man and all that), however, I feel it might be a good idea to just get my opinion out there and be done with it. The topic of women in IT is a hot-button issue, so let me just go out guns blazing: assuming women need special treatment, help, protection, and affirmative action is just as insulting and degrading as outright claiming women have no place in IT - maybe even more so.
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"First" - Thom asks if it's even legal and I'm asking what's it for if you really implement Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth?

"And over time it went from being way off profile to becoming a much closer fit." - And what's your policy if it becomes even less closer fit as a result?

"our workforce (which was the largest local employer...".
Don't you think it's strange and a bit scary? But that's a topic for another article, I guess...

Edited 2012-05-29 10:27 UTC

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