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5 Actions Tech Employers Can Take To Retain Women

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More and more companies are now seeing the benefits of encouraging a more gender diverse workforce. However, the turnover rate for women in tech roles is more than twice as high than for men, so companies are hiring more women but struggling to retain them. In this article, we look at 5 actions tech employers […]

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5 Powerful Quotes by Women in Tech

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The UK technology industry is heavily male-dominated, but the balance is shifting with more women going into tech roles every year. The Office of National Statistics reported in February 2021 that 31% of UK tech jobs are now held by women. It’s so important to continue growing this number and inspiring the next generations of […]

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10 tips for how to succeed as a woman in tech

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Everyone wants to succeed in their career, but with changing lifestyles and increased competition, it can be difficult to pinpoint what will take you to the next level. These 10 tips can help you to achieve your goals and succeed in your career as a woman in tech. 1 – Never stop learning Everybody has […]

10 Ways to Take your Tech Career to the Next Level

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There is always a constant desire to become the best version of yourself that you can be and who can blame us, right? We can find ourselves setting higher and higher goals on a daily basis, whether you are wanting to apply for a new role or gain that promotion, it is extremely important to […]

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Why work in FinTech?

in Advice & Guides, Career, Graduates, Skills Sector

FinTech is a fast-growing sector in the UK tech industry. Recent stats by Statista Research Department published in November show that compared to other European countries, the UK has a higher than average FinTech adoption rate when it comes to consumer adoption of FinTech products and services. As a result of the demand for innovative and […]

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5 Female Tech Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2021

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2020 has been a challenging year that’s forced many to adapt to change in the face of adversity. Whilst there’s evidence emerging that suggests that women have suffered particularly due to the pandemic, 2020 has also been a successful year for female tech entrepreneurs, with many using the pandemic as an opportunity to re-focus and serve the […]

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Women in Software Engineering

in Advice & Guides, Career, Skills Sector

As the world becomes increasingly dependent upon technology, and as advancements in technology continue to improve our quality of life, the demand for software engineers is rapidly increasing, especially in large consultancies and finance firms. Yet despite the growing demand for tech talent, it’s still a male-dominated area. With just 19% of the tech industry […]

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Do You Need a Degree to Work in Tech?

in Advice & Guides, Career, Skills Sector

In this myth-busting blog, Toni Kent explores the question: Do you need a degree to work in tech?   A classic myth about working in tech is that you need a degree to even get in the door. I’m not sure who or what to blame for this…. Corporate graduate recruitment schemes? Candidate recruitment companies? Careers […]

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Developer Jobs for Women in Tech

in Advice & Guides, Career, Skills Sector

A recent survey revealed that just 11% of developers are women. The job has one of the biggest gender gaps in the tech industry, yet developer skills are in high demand, especially in light of the recent pandemic as more and more companies and organisations rely upon remote operations and the strength of their websites and applications […]

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3 Top Tips for Finding Remote Jobs for Women in Tech

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Remote work is becoming much more valuable than just a good work perk. For many people such as working parents and people who live further away from big towns and cities, remote work is being realised as the solution to a successful work-life balance and choosing to go freelance is unlocking freedoms a more traditional 9-5 […]