Work, Life and Parenting During COVID-19

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Latoyah Walters works as an Executive Assistant for one of the world’s leading IT consultancies, Avanade. Although she was used to a demanding work schedule with lots of spinning plates, COVID-19 has added additional and unforeseen pressures to Latoyah’s daily life.  Here, she shares her experiences as a working parent during extraordinary circumstances and a […]

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The Future is Female: Opportunities for Women in AI

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The global pandemic has had a varying impact on different tech sectors, but for Artificial Intelligence, the demand for more experts and professionals in the industry is expected to boom. In fact, according to recent research, the AI jobs market is expected to see a growth of up to 16% in the next year. As the job […]

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Top 10 Virtual Training & Self Development Opportunities for Women in Tech

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Working and learning remotely is going to be the new normal for a while to come. For many, the extra free time the pandemic has given them, in the evenings and at weekends especially, or during the day if they’ve been furloughed, may have prompted them to consider learning a new skill. Whether by committing […]

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Cybersecurity Needs More Women

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Cybercrime is a threat to every business that operates online. Technology, in particular, has proved to be an industry with an increased risk of attacks, with recent statistics revealing that Government, Technology, and Retail suffered 95% of security breaches in the past four years. For people wanting to pursue a career in Cybersecurity, statistics like this […]

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Amanda Cavallaro: A Role Model for Women in Tech

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Amanda Cavallaro: A Role Model for Women in Tech Amanda Cavallaro is a driving force for change for the future of women in the technology sector. Passionate about increasing female representation in tech, highly skilled, and an experienced developer she has inspired and continues to inspire many women wanting to pursue a career in tech. […]

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Revealed: The Top 3 Issues Facing Women in Tech & Their Most Influential Role Models

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Specops Software recently used data gathered by Ivanti to create a visual demonstration of the top issues over 500 women working in the tech sector are experiencing. The data emphasises that there is still work to be done to achieve even greater female representation in the industry, however, despite the challenges, there’s emerging evidence to […]

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7 Productivity Apps for Women in Tech

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According to recent research, there have been over 200 billion mobile app downloads in the past four years. Such mammoth statistics are unsurprising when you consider how the smartphone has established itself as a modern-day essential. Apps are an efficient, cheap, and resourceful way to make the everyday organisation of our work and personal lives far […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Enter the Women in Tech Employer Awards 2020

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Earlier this month the Women in Tech Employer Awards 2020 opened for entries. The awards celebrate employers and individuals in the technology industry who are going above and beyond to narrow the gender gap. Increasing female representation in all levels from junior positions to the boardroom is crucial for genuine growth. For tech companies in the UK, […]

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5 Top Tips for a Successful Virtual Interview

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For businesses trying to navigate hiring amidst the current pandemic, a virtual interview is a perfect solution for engaging with candidates and continuing the hiring process whilst working from home. Virtual interviews can be just as successful as in-person interviews and lead to finding the right job or candidate. However, they must be treated with […]