Eliiza's tech team. Source: Supplied

The Right Stuff
Natalie Rouse Ganderton and James Wilson

Do diversity better: Four steps from tech leaders that got it right

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Natalie Rouse Ganderton and James Wilson
Recruitment & Hiring
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Diversity makes a difference to your bottom line. Multiple studies have now proven unequivocally that diverse teams perform better, with varied perspectives naturally cultivating greater innovation, creativity and empathy, as well as bringing a strong ethical compass in the development of technologies. If you lack representation in your team, you will have blind spots.

Those working in the IT sector know that hiring a diverse technology team is a significant challenge, particularly one that is gender diverse. Many companies fail at it, citing skills shortages and issues in attracting people females especially through technology degrees. 

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