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Why cybersecurity needs more women

in Advice & Guides, Career, Skills Sector

Cybercrime is on the rise. Businesses, organisations, and individuals are more likely to be targeted with cybercrime in 2023, and this is a problem that is growing rather than subsiding. Given this fact, you might assume that the cybersecurity industry is effectively equipping itself to strike back and cause problems for cybercriminals. However, the truth […]

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9 tech jobs growing in demand in the UK for 2023

in Advice & Guides, Career

Tech is growing at an unprecedented rate, and in 2022 was the UK’s leading sector in terms of growth, more than France and Germany combined. With this increase in value unsurprisingly comes a huge demand for skilled tech individuals. Despite it being a turbulent time, with 70,000 layoffs in January from Big Tech companies like […]

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6 reasons why women should consider a career in SEO

in Advice & Guides, Career, Skills Sector

It’s no secret that technical sectors are male-dominated, and will continue to be for some time. The Women in Tech Survey 2023 highlights that women still only account for over a quarter (26.7%) of the IT workforce, which, while still small, is representative of a field experiencing growth, inclusivity and progression. If recent trends are […]

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5 steps for pivoting your career into tech

in Career, Getting started in tech

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

in Advice & Guides, Career, Getting started in tech

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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The importance of role models for women in tech

in Advice & Guides, Career

In 2022, women currently hold approximately 27% of tech-related jobs. Whilst we cannot ignore the fact that this is progress from the 21% in 2018 and although every little helps, this is still far less than we know should be in these roles. In addition, the longer it takes to increase this number, the longer […]

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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

in Advice & Guides, Career, Getting started in tech

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

in Advice & Guides, Career, Getting started in tech

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, […]

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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. […]