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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Getting the most out of training for female employees

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Empowering women in the workplace is an important goal for many companies in their increased efforts to create a more inclusive workplace and close the gender pay gap. Not only that, but many business leaders have recognised that helping women progress individually and collectively – particularly in historically male-dominated industries like tech and IT – […]


How employers can help women return to tech

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There can be many reasons women may have a career break, the most common reasons being childcare and maternity leave (38%). Unfortunately, this can have a negative impact on their career progression and the gender pay gap. In fact, a study by UK-based Institute for Fiscal Studies found that on average, women in paid work […]

How shared parental leave policies can help close the gender gap

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Shared parental leave (SPL) is when the mother shares part of her maternity leave and pay with their partner, so they both have time off to look after their child. It can also be used by parents that are adopting, fostering, or using a surrogate. allows parents to share up to 50 weeks of […]

What is burnout and how to avoid it

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Are you feeling exhausted all the time and feel trapped or defeated? If so, you may be suffering from burnout. In 2019, ‘burnout’ was recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as an ‘occupational phenomenon’ resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed, whether this is due to long-term stress in your […]


6 reasons why so many women leave tech jobs

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A staggering 56% of women leave the tech industry 10-20 years into their careers, which is double the rate of men. With only 26% of the tech force being women in 2022, it is important that companies look into why women are leaving these roles and try to change this, otherwise this percentage will only […]