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5 tech skills in demand for 2022

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Technology is an ever-growing industry, valued at over £585 billion in the UK, and with the increasing innovations comes a demand for more and more skilled tech workers. This demand is only likely to expand, especially for women. But what tech skills are going to be most in-demand for 2022? In this article we look […]

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5 soft skills which would help women close the STEM gap

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Despite the acknowledgement of the fact that there is a huge gap in women in technology in the UK, the situation has not improved drastically over the past few years. In fact, it’s less of a gap and more of a chasm. There are a number of reasons for this, including a lack of female […]

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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 […]

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Why work in FinTech?

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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 […]

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Do You Need a Degree to Work in Tech?

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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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How Do I Get into Tech?

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It’s not unheard of that the technology sector can offer a lot of employment opportunities. However, it has become apparent that several tech companies have trouble finding tech talent. The tech talent gap continues to grow, and within the decade there will be thousands of tech positions that will need to be filled. It is […]

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The Women in Tech Graduate Guide

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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 19% of the technology workforce being women, it is clear that more needs to be done to increase the number of women in tech to […]

Could a data scientist job be right for you?

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By Joanna Hu, Principal Data Scientist, Exabeam During my career as a data scientist I have contributed to discoveries which help solve real-world problems in industries like healthcare, energy, and now in my role as principle data scientist at Exabeam, the cybersecurity industry. Data science is a rewarding field to be a part of and […]

Women in Tech Jobs

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To bring more women into the tech industry, it has been outlined that the tech sector needs to make more girls in early education aware of the success you can have in the IT sector, provide more women in tech jobs and highlight how fast technology is growing. Early investment will help more women in […]

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How to get started in IT Security

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IT or Cyber Security is the information technology processes and practices that protect computers, networks, data and programmes from cyber-attacks and unauthorised access. IT Security plays a crucial role within the government, finance companies, military, hospitals and most private business who store a large amount of data in their computer systems. There are a number […]