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Here you will find helpful articles and guides that can advise you on getting started in a career in technology or how to make it in the world of tech as a woman. Along with what job role is ideal for you, the skills required and how much you could earn from it.

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Imposter syndrome in tech

in Advice & Guides, Career

Why am I here? Am I worth what they’re paying me? These thoughts – signs of imposter syndrome – are more common than you might think, with one review suggesting up to 82% of people have experienced it at some point in their life. The tech industry is no different, in fact, over half of […]

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Women in engineering

in Advice & Guides, Career, Skills Sector

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 […]

Assurant launch Women@Assurant Employee Resource Group

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There is nothing more important than cultivating a workplace culture where everyone feels a strong sense of belonging, regardless of their background. Launching Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) is one way to cultivate a sense of community and belonging. When we harness the collective strength of our unique differences, we work better together, we unlock creative […]

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Women in Cyber Security

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Cyber security is fast becoming one of the most important areas of the technology sector. Also known as IT security, the department works hard to combat and reduce threats from cyber attacks on the data a company holds online. In the UK, it’s recently been reported that the cyber security industry is worth an estimated […]

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Learning People explore the success of women in tech and leadership

in Advice & Guides, Career

At Learning People, our inclusive, supportive, and empowering ethos is the very reason we’re able to help people of all sexes, from all backgrounds become the very best version of themselves. Throughout March, we’ve taken a deep dive into our core subject areas of code, project management, and IT to inspire and explore the success […]

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8 ways to attract more women to apply to your job adverts

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Gender diversity in tech has so many benefits to a business – innovation, culture and diverse talent to name a few. In fact, research shows that gender-diverse companies are 15% more likely to outperform other companies financially. However, encouraging women to join your company can be difficult due to a history of male dominance in […]

AND for Inspiration: 6 AND Digital Leaders Share Their Tech Journeys

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  AND for Inspiration: 6 AND Digital Leaders Share Their Tech Journeys In celebration of International Women’s Day, and to demonstrate just how much opportunity the tech space offers women, AND Digital has been talking to six of its women leaders about their personal and professional journeys into the world of tech.   Antonia Walt, […]

5 ways Lloyds Banking Group is improving gender diversity in the workplace

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Gender diversity is still an ongoing workplace issue, even in 2022. Female employees are finding themselves at a disadvantage when it comes to opportunities and representation in senior management roles in comparison to their male counterpart. Companies are being pushed to raise awareness around the subject to create a more inclusive and diverse workplace. One […]

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International Women’s Day 2022: Break the Bias

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International Women’s Day is a yearly holiday celebrated across the globe, taking place on March 8th. It’s a chance for us to celebrate the achievements of women and also to raise awareness of gender imbalance and fight for gender parity. It’s a hugely important day and has been marked now for over 100 years – […]

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6 leading women in data: reviewing the UK’s tech landscape

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It goes without saying that the world of tech hasn’t always been female-friendly. However, that is slowly changing with more and more roles being appointed to women each year. A recent survey has found that, over the past year, 31% of tech roles have been awarded to female applicants. This symbolises a step in the […]