why work in FinTech?

Why work in FinTech?

in Advice & Guides, Career, 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 and […]

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Women in Software Engineering

in Advice & Guides, Career, Skills Sector

As the world becomes increasingly dependent upon technology, and as advancements in technology continue to improve our quality of life, the demand for software engineers is rapidly increasing, especially in large consultancies and finance firms. Yet despite the growing demand for tech talent, it’s still a male-dominated area. With just 19% of the tech industry […]

do you need a degree to work in tech?

Do You Need a Degree to Work in Tech?

in Advice & Guides, Career, 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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Developer Jobs for Women in Tech

in Advice & Guides, Career, Skills Sector

A recent survey revealed that just 11% of developers are women. The job has one of the biggest gender gaps in the tech industry, yet developer skills are in high demand, especially in light of the recent pandemic as more and more companies and organisations rely upon remote operations and the strength of their websites and applications […]

women in project management

Women in Project Management

in Advice & Guides, Career, Skills Sector

The job of a project manager is to facilitate and support all stages of a project. Starting with initial planning stages then progressing to execution and then on to the monitoring and regulating on the project once it’s in its later, established stages of completion.  Project management is an exciting and varied career choice and often the […]

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The Future is Female: Opportunities for Women in AI

in Advice & Guides, Career, Skills Sector

The global pandemic has had a varying impact on different tech sectors, but for Artificial Intelligence, the demand for more experts and professionals in the industry is expected to boom. In fact, according to recent research, the AI jobs market is expected to see a growth of up to 16% in the next year. As the job […]

top 10 role models for women in fintech

Top 10 Role Models for Women in FinTech

in Advice & Guides, Skills Sector

Find out more and apply to the latest vacancies in Fintech:  Jobs at Skipton Building Society  Jobs at Coventry Building Society Jobs at Cleo   Financial Technology is an emerging and revolutionary technology sector that uses technological innovation to improve upon the way financial services operate. The FinTech sector currently generates an approximate revenue of […]

The Rise of Women Taking Jobs in Engineering

in Advice & Guides, Skills Sector

Traditionally, engineering has been a male dominated job. In the past, few women entered STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related careers. However, the situation is starting to change. This change is important because there is currently a skills shortage within the engineering industry. This means that it’s vital for engineering candidates to be sourced […]

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How to attract women into senior positions

in Advice & Guides, Skills Sector

The issue of how to attract women into senior positions in tech is dominating the tech industry. Increasing and sustaining equality and diversity in the workplace is becoming a topic that is frequently discussed in technology. With there being a lot of focus on creating a diverse workforce and attracting women into the industry, some […]

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How to get started in IT Security

in Skills Sector

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 […]