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The Future is Female: Opportunities for Women in AI

in Advice & Guides, Career, Skills Sector

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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Amanda Cavallaro: A Role Model for Women in Tech

in Advice & Guides, Career, Interviews

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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4 Benefits of Returnships for UK Businesses

in Advice & Guides, Career

Returnships are effectively high level internship programmes that enable people returning to work following a career break to get back into their senior roles, ensuring their existing skills are up-to-date and improved before they fully immerse themselves back into their careers. They have only been a concept in UK businesses for around 6 years so […]

Why tech companies may struggle with retaining women in tech

in Advice & Guides, Career

In the tech industry, women hold less than a fifth of technical roles and are 45% more likely to leave the field than men. There are many reasons why women re think their careers within the tech industry, so what are companies doing to help with retaining women in tech and why are they struggling […]

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Mums Working from Home in IT

in Advice & Guides, Career

If you have recently had a baby and are worrying about how you will return to tech and the working environment, then perhaps working from home may be an option for you. There are a number of mums working from home in IT, so you will not be the only one who is in your […]

GCHQ’s CyberFirst Girls Competition

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  GCHQ is launching an exciting competition to inspire and encourage young girls to consider a career in cyber security. Teenage girls who spend hours online and on social media could become the UK’s next spies! Girls aged 13 to 15 will complete online tasks on their school computers that will cover logic and coding, […]

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Mentorships

in Advice & Guides, Career

A mentorship is a relationship between a knowledgeable or experienced person and a less experienced person, perhaps just starting out in their career. The mentor could be either younger or older than the person being mentored, but the mentor must have an area of expertise. Mentors are helpful because they have a network of business […]

Benefits of Gender Diversity

in Advice & Guides, Career

Gender diversity is crucial to any workplace. It is already known that the tech industry only has 17% of their roles filled by women, so it is clear that they need to improve on their gender diversity. Tackling gender diversity will hopefully break industry stereotypes, identify the importance of female role models, encourage more girls […]

Top 10 Employers for Women in Tech

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When you are looking for a new job, you look to see what benefits or packages a company can offer you because as a woman it can be difficult to balance your work and personal life, especially when you are faced with big changes and challenges. Being deemed as a male dominated sector, it can […]

Employ and Retain Women in the Tech Industry

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When it comes to the UK tech industry, the balance still tilts in favour of guys. Young women are still under-represented in the uptake of digital qualifications and according to government research* only 17 per cent of women make up the tech workforce. So why should companies care about hiring women? Creating an equal male/female […]