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.

Artificial Intelligence

How AI is empowering women in tech

in Advice & Guides

As we all know too well, the technology industry has long been dominated by men. However, it seems that the tide is starting to turn; the more women that pursue careers in STEM fields and change the status quo, the sooner the gender pay gap can be closed and new perceptions of the industry can […]

Preparing to start a new job in tech

in Advice & Guides, Career

Starting a new job should be an exciting time. It can also be an unnerving time and the unknown can cause some anxiety. A poll has shown that as many as 87% have experienced ‘new job jitters’, 53% say starting a new job is scarier than a performance review, visiting a dentist, and skydiving, and […]

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5 steps to land a new job in tech

in Advice & Guides, Career

Applying for and starting a new job can be both a daunting and an exciting process. However, the more prepared you feel the less daunting it will become and far more exciting. It is also easy to feel discouraged if you don’t get a job you applied for, but these tips will help reduce your […]

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8 creative jobs in tech

in Advice & Guides, Career, Getting started in tech, Skills Sector

Many people think that to work in tech, you need to be good at STEM subjects, and be ‘geeky’. However, this couldn’t be more wrong, as there is a huge demand for creatives within the technology industry. From designing the front-end of websites and apps to leading a content strategy, there are plenty of roles […]

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Gender diversity in the gaming industry

in Advice & Guides, Skills Sector

The gaming industry sits in a hybrid location between the technology and creative industries. Similar to the IT sector as a whole, there is a severe imbalance when it comes to gender representation in the industry, with current figures suggesting just 28% of the workforce are women. And the misrepresentation runs even deeper when it […]

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Return to work: the impact on women

in Advice & Guides

The global COVID-19 pandemic which hit the UK in 2020 sent the working world into a frenzy. Companies who had never set themselves up to be remote had to invest in technology to ensure their staff could work from home for an indefinite period of time. This shift in working style meant that thousands of […]

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How to choose the right programming language to learn

in Advice & Guides, Skills Sector

Programming is a career choice which is in high demand, with Forbes estimating that the global number of software developers will grow to 45 million by 2030. But with the Online Historical Encyclopaedia of Programming Languages reporting just under a staggering 9,000 programming languages in existence, choosing which one to learn first can be a […]

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8 tips for writing your first graduate CV in tech

in Advice & Guides, CV, Graduates

When applying for graduate jobs, your CV is your biggest key to unlocking your dream role. It is your opportunity to sell yourself to potential employers by highlighting your strengths, skills and experience. The term CV is short for ‘curriculum-vitae’ which translates from Latin to ‘the course of my life’. Writing a graduate CV can […]

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What does the new Flexible Working Bill mean for you?

in Advice & Guides

In the Women in Tech survey earlier this year, it was found that 63% of women in tech place flexible working as one of their most important benefits when looking for a job. And that doesn’t just mean working from home – flexible working arrangements can include flexi-time, having more control about when or where […]

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The Advantages of Early Careers Programmes

in Advice & Guides, Career, Graduates

An early careers programme is a fantastic opportunity to boost a career in tech for someone at the very beginning of their career and below we list a few reasons why you should consider this as your next step: An effective early-careers programme prepares people for lifelong learning, as well as learning technical skills such […]