Women less likely to lobby for a promotion in IT

Women are still less likely than men to aggressively pursue promotion despite being better educated and professing higher aspirations than ever before.

CDN contributor Dave Webb explores the latest report from Ronald Burke of York University’s Schulich School of Business on women in the workforce in Canada.

The report outlines why women workers find self-promotion distasteful and a new trend on motherhood pay gaps verses traditional gender pay gaps.

You can read the entire column by clicking here.

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Jim Love, Chief Content Officer, IT World Canada

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Dave Webb
Dave Webb
A journalist of 20 years experience in newspapers and magazines. He has followed technology exclusively since 1998 and was the winner of the Andersen Consulting Award for Excellence in Business Journalism in the eEconomy category in 2000. (The category was eliminated in 2001, leaving Webb as the only winner ever.) He has held senior editorial positions with publications including Computing Canada, eBusiness Journal, InfoSystems Executive, Canadian Smart Living and Network World. He is currently the editor of ComputerWorld Canada and the IT World Canada newswire.

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