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Apprenticeships for women in tech

in Advice & Guides, Career, Getting started in tech

If you’re looking for hands-on experience and training in a tech role, an apprenticeship can be a great option. Available at many different skill and age levels, many apprenticeships will include a qualification at the end. However, many people simply don’t know that companies offer these as an option, and how to apply for them. […]

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5 tech jobs that don’t require coding

in Advice & Guides, Career, Getting started in tech

Many people think that a technology career means spending hours reading and writing code. Whilst this can be the case for some roles, there are plenty of alternative jobs in tech which don’t require coding at all. Whether you’re just starting your working life and are choosing which path to take, or if you have […]

Sogeti UK – Nithya Vimalanathan – Principal Quality Assurance Consultant

in Case Studies, Getting started in tech

We interviewed Nithya Vimalanathan, Principal Quality Assurance Consultant at Sogeti UK on her experience and thoughts on women in tech. 1. What does your job role involve? My role as a Quality Assurance (QA) Consultant is multi-faceted. On a daily basis, I engage with multiple stakeholders, which involves a palette of skills like leadership, analysis, […]

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5 tech skills in demand for 2022

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

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

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

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

in Advice & Guides, Career, Getting started in tech

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?

in Advice & Guides, Career, Getting started in tech, 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 […]

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Do You Need a Degree to Work in Tech?

in Advice & Guides, Career, Getting started in tech, 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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How do I get into tech?

in Advice & Guides, Getting started in tech

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 […]

Could a data scientist job be right for you?

in Advice & Guides, Getting started in tech

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 […]