Ever think that you might get further in your tech career if you were only a man? James Chartrand of Men with Pens proved this theory to be correct.
There is no such thing as gender equality in technology. Women must consistently prove themselves to colleagues over and over again. But try representing yourself as a man, and all this changes.
“Taking a man’s name opened up a new world. It helped me earn double and triple the income of my true name, with the same work and service” says James.
But your tech cred doesn’t just drop because you’re a woman. Your race, your accent, your weight, and even your clothes all come in to play. And forget about getting any respect while your pregnant!
It’s not shocking to think that a person would hide behind an online persona to be judged on the merits of their work alone. Have you tried it? Would you like to?