Are “brogrammers” taking the tech industry?

“Brogrammer” is the sarcastic term recently used to describe the new breed of Silicon Valley computing professionals. A mash-up of “programmer” and “bro,” the stereotypical fraternity house salute, this term insinuates a testosterone-driven industry that favors youth over experience and men over women. Although the technology industry has always been male-dominated, companies that recruit with this “brogrammer” mentality will be sure to lose in the war for exceptional talent – especially when it comes to recruiting women. Click here to read more about how companies that build an inclusive, welcoming work environment will end up hiring the best people.


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