Tech companies are hiring, but women aren’t applying
Over the last 13 months, Silicon Slopes has seen explosive growth, even throughout the pandemic. More capital than ever before poured into the state in 2020, and 2021 is off to a strong start―the Qualtrics IPO, Divvy raising $200 million, MX raising $300 million, and the Pluralsight acquisition of $3.5 billion are just a few of the notable transactions.
With the tech sector experiencing strong growth, we’ve seen a lot of job openings hit the market. Companies are looking for top notch talent—especially female talent―to strengthen their teams. Yet the pandemic may have created the first female recession, wiping out decades of progress for women in the workforce.
Most women who are working for a stable company aren’t in a position to look for a new job right now. They’ve spent the last year figuring out how to connect virtually with their leadership and teams, move forward on projects, constantly blend home and work life, manage childcare and remote learning, and keep a paycheck despite the ups and downs the pandemic has created.
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