A Woman’s Guide to Breaking Into the Tech Industry

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We live in an incredibly digital world, with the vast majority of us relying heavily on technology in our daily lives. Because of this, the industry offers unparalleled opportunities for lucrative careers with great development paths. Despite this, women still remain underrepresented in the IT sector, with current figures suggesting that just 26% of the […]

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8 creative jobs in tech

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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 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 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

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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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Degree Apprenticeships for Women in Tech

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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 […]

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5 steps for pivoting your career into tech

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It’s no secret that the tech industry is booming. If you’re looking to pivot your career and join the tech world, it can be tough to know where to start. In this article, we will outline five steps for making a successful transition into tech. Pivoting Techniques These techniques are used by career coaches to […]

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6 tech skills in demand for 2023

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Not only is the tech industry one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK, it’s also ever-changing, with new development and technological advances being made every year. 2022 has seen a turbulent year in the job market, with giants such as Meta and Amazon making job cuts to save costs. Despite this, the demand […]

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5 reasons you should consider a career change to cybersecurity

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

It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in tech. Although numbers are slowly creeping up we still only comprise 26% of the industry. The reasons why are myriad, ranging from a lack of visible role models, to fewer women choosing STEM subjects at degree level, to gender bias in recruitment. Are we missing out? Without […]

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6 networking tips for women in tech

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Networking is the process of meeting new people with a connection to your professional life. They could be in the same field as you, someone who has the same interests as you or simply someone who could help you progress. Focussing on idea sharing, professional networking allows you to expand your knowledge and gain new […]

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10 ways to get into tech without a degree

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Are you wanting to get into the tech industry, but you don’t know how to without a degree? Whether you have some experience in this field, or it is completely new to you, there are many ways to get your foot in the door. With so much information and so many resources at our fingertips, […]