Guides

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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Women four times more likely to feel stagnant in their career since working from home

in Advice & Guides, Career

Do you feel you’re not moving anywhere in your career? You’re not alone – new research from WildGoose has found that more than half of women (54%) employed in the UK feel their employer isn’t giving them enough options for progression in their career. With the pandemic forcing more remote working, it seems women are […]

How to support women in the tech sector in 2022

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The tech industry continues to be dominated by men and statistics show that just 19% of the tech workforce are women. Progress is being made to improve the gender balance, but there is still a long way to go to achieve equal representation. The good news is, there are lots of things we can do […]

Your 2022 blueprint for job hunting in the tech sector

in Advice & Guides, Career, CV, Interviews

It has been reported that 4 out of 5 employers are looking to recruit in 2022 with high demand for tech sector professionals. That’s good news for those looking for a new job, but don’t be lulled into a false sense of security – the top jobs will still go to the top candidates, and […]

A look into how Serco are thriving within their European Markets.

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Serco is a FTSE top 250 company that operates internationally across four geographies: UK & Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. Across Europe, Serco continuously have exciting operations and opportunities in technology across eight countries including Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland.   Committed to redesigning and improving […]

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UCAS reports a rise in female applications to UK tech degrees

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A recent study by UCAS and IT security solutions provider Cheeky Munkey has found that over the last decade, the number of female applicants to tech degrees has risen by 82%. Whilst this is a positive increase, women are still hugely unrepresented with over 4 in 5 computer science degree applicants being male. In the […]

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Just launched: The Women in Tech Employer Awards 2022

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We’re so excited to announce the launch of the Women in Tech Employer Awards 2022.  We established the awards to recognise the businesses that are going to exceptional efforts to encourage women to work in tech and subsequently contribute to the growth of the sector. We believe that those leading the field deserve to be […]

What can we learn from how Lloyds Banking Group are achieving LGBT+ inclusion in the workplace?

in Advice & Guides, Career

Employees that identify within the LGBT+ community are more likely to experience workplace conflict or harassment compared to their heterosexual or cisgender equivalents. A 2021 CIPD research report identified that 40% of LGB+ employees and 55% of trans employees have experienced workplace conflict compared to only 29% of heterosexual, cisgender employees. It was also found […]

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6 reasons why apprenticeships are vital for the future of tech

in Advice & Guides, Skills Sector

Apprenticeships are an incredibly effective and increasingly popular route to employment in Tech for the individual and the employer, writes Rubitek’s Kerry Linley. I’m CEO of a Tech firm that specialises in helping businesses in every sector take on and manage apprentices, and I employ an apprentice too. I see it from both sides, and […]

A look into how GSK provides a secure and comfortable culture in the workplace

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Being part of a workplace environment can be daunting, especially if you do not feel comfortable with your surroundings or fellow employees. Workplace culture is an extremely crucial element in ensuring employees can enjoy the work they do that occupies an exceptional amount of their time.   GSK recognise how important culture is as they […]

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5 tech skills in demand for 2022

in Advice & Guides, Career, 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 […]