Job sharing

What is job sharing & why is it beneficial to women?

in Advice & Guides, Career

You’ve heard of full-time and part-time work, but have you heard of job sharing? It is a flexible working arrangement that allows two employees to work part-time doing the same job as each other, with the same responsibilities that usually only one person would be doing full-time. This can involve them either working some of […]

Preparing to start a new job in tech

in Advice & Guides, Career

Starting a new job should be an exciting time. It can also be an unnerving time and the unknown can cause some anxiety. A poll has shown that as many as 87% have experienced ‘new job jitters’, 53% say starting a new job is scarier than a performance review, visiting a dentist, and skydiving, and […]

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5 steps to land a new job in tech

in Advice & Guides, Career

Applying for and starting a new job can be both a daunting and an exciting process. However, the more prepared you feel the less daunting it will become and far more exciting. It is also easy to feel discouraged if you don’t get a job you applied for, but these tips will help reduce your […]

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8 creative jobs in tech

in Advice & Guides, Career, Getting started in tech, Skills Sector

Many people think that to work in tech, you need to be good at STEM subjects, and be ‘geeky’. However, this couldn’t be more wrong, as there is a huge demand for creatives within the technology industry. From designing the front-end of websites and apps to leading a content strategy, there are plenty of roles […]


The Advantages of Early Careers Programmes

in Advice & Guides, Career, Graduates

An early careers programme is a fantastic opportunity to boost a career in tech for someone at the very beginning of their career and below we list a few reasons why you should consider this as your next step: An effective early-careers programme prepares people for lifelong learning, as well as learning technical skills such […]

The Women in Tech Graduate Guide

in Advice & Guides, Getting started in tech, Graduates

It is known that there is a lack of women in the technology industry and there is a serious demand for tech talent due to a skills shortage. With just 26% of the technology workforce being women, it is clear that more needs to be done to increase the number of women in tech to […]

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Top 5 free coding courses for women

in Advice & Guides, Getting started in tech

The technology industry is booming, with the global value of IT spending expected to hit $4.6 trillion in 2023. So, it’s no surprise that half of the people considering a career change are thinking about moving to an IT career. If you think a career in technology could be a good option for you but […]

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Women in engineering

in Advice & Guides, Career, Skills Sector

The engineering and manufacturing industry is one of the UK’s biggest, with 5.5 million workers across the nation. It covers a huge number of varied areas, from food manufacturing to aerospace engineering. However, like many technology sectors, the gender balance is significantly weighted towards males. However, research shows that the number of women in engineering […]

5 Benefits of Working in Tech for Women

in Advice & Guides, Career

The technology sector has traditionally struggled with gender diversity, but recent data suggests that progress is being made. But all of that is changing as more women enter the industry and show they can be leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs. Aside from being female-friendly, jobs in technology also offer flexibility, creativity and high salaries. So, if […]

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Degree Apprenticeships for Women in Tech

in Advice & Guides, Getting started in tech, Graduates

Degree Apprenticeships were introduced by the UK government as a response to the skills and talent gap the economy has been suffering from. A degree apprentice splits their time between university studies and the workplace, and gains a salary whilst studying and gaining experience for a degree. But what are degree apprenticeships and what are […]