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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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5 ways to spread kindness at work

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Workplace stress is a real issue in the UK. In 2020, it was found that 79% of employees commonly experience workplace stress, making it the most common form of stress in the UK. There are so many contributing factors to why someone might be stressed at work, but one of the easiest ways to combat […]

3 reasons to join the Women in Tech LinkedIn group

in Advice & Guides, Career

Some people think LinkedIn is just a digital CV where you can show off your employment history, achievements and connections. But there’s loads more to LinkedIn which can help you grow your network and get the most out of the career social networking site. We have our very own group designed for Women in Tech […]

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5 soft skills which would help women close the STEM gap

in Advice & Guides, Skills Sector

Despite the acknowledgement of the fact that there is a huge gap in women in technology in the UK, the situation has not improved drastically over the past few years. In fact, it’s less of a gap and more of a chasm. There are a number of reasons for this, including a lack of female […]

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What can we learn from Monzo’s 2021 pay gap update?

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Closing the gender pay gap in tech is extremely important if we are to achieve a truly gender-balanced industry. Since 2017, employers with more than 250 staff must produce a gender pay gap report each April. This year, due to the impact of Coronavirus, the pay gap reporting period has been extended and companies have […]

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5 Actions Tech Employers Can Take To Retain Women

in Advice & Guides, Career

More and more companies are now seeing the benefits of encouraging a more gender diverse workforce. However, the turnover rate for women in tech roles is more than twice as high than for men, so companies are hiring more women but struggling to retain them. In this article, we look at 5 actions tech employers […]

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5 Powerful Quotes by Women in Tech

in Advice & Guides, Career

The UK technology industry is heavily male-dominated, but the balance is shifting with more women going into tech roles every year. The Office of National Statistics reported in February 2021 that 31% of UK tech jobs are now held by women. It’s so important to continue growing this number and inspiring the next generations of […]

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10 tips for how to succeed as a woman in tech

in Advice & Guides, Career

Everyone wants to succeed in their career, but with changing lifestyles and increased competition, it can be difficult to pinpoint what will take you to the next level. These 10 tips can help you to achieve your goals and succeed in your career as a woman in tech. 1 – Never stop learning Everybody has […]

10 Ways to Take your Tech Career to the Next Level

in Advice & Guides, Career

There is always a constant desire to become the best version of yourself that you can be and who can blame us, right? We can find ourselves setting higher and higher goals on a daily basis, whether you are wanting to apply for a new role or gain that promotion, it is extremely important to […]

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Assurant on how the ‘follow the sun’ model can increase diversity and inclusion

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Women in Tech spoke to Dale Green, Director, Infrastructure Products at Assurant, about its recruitment campaign for Global Infrastructure and Cloud Services (ICS). Assurant is a leading global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases. Assurant partners with some of the world’s most recognisable brands, helping them solve […]

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Annie Guest on the Impact of Gender Pay Gap Reporting

in Advice & Guides, Interviews

This week we caught up with Annie Guest, People Business Partner at Assurant. Assurant is a leading global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases. Assurant partners with some of the world’s most recognisable brands, helping them solve their business challenges. Annie talked to us about her current […]