The topic of equity and equality in the workplace (or the lack thereof) has been a hot debate in recent years—especially in the technology sector. While many companies are have made strides in their effort to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace, research shows there is still much to be done.
BlueJeans recently partnered with Hugo to release a study on the topic of gender equity in tech. Conducted by Advancing Women in Product (AWIP), the survey comprised of 580 respondents highlighted the following key findings:
This report highlights the fact that not everyone has the same challenges and obstacles in the workplace. By using workplace tools to neutralize the impact of in-person meetings tech companies can ensure that more women get an equal opportunity to move ahead in their careers.
At BlueJeans, we recognize the importance of tools like ours in helping people better connect and get business done as effectively as possible—wherever that work is coming from—meaning companies no longer need to be bound by geographic limitations when building out and growing their workforce.