It is widely acknowledged that STEM careers are male-dominated, in fact the percentage of Women in STEM working in an industry such as Computer Studies is only 19%! This is hardly surprising when we consider that only 13% of the overall UK STEM workforce is female.
It is believed the STEM imbalance comes from the lack of awareness shown to girls in school and the encouragement to study STEM further at university. Only 3% of females say a career in technology is their first choice.
One consistently discussed topic within a variety of workplaces and especially in recruitment is Diversity and Inclusion. Diversity often focuses on the differences, and is referred to as “the mix”.
Inclusion is the deliberate act of welcoming diversity and creating an environment where all different kinds of people can thrive and succeed.
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Osmii are the proud sponsors and supporters of the rugby team 7 Dwarves, with Simon Gregory our senior consultant at Osmii playing for the team. The 15th August 2015 welcomed… Read more »
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