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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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 […]


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 […]

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Software Developer vs Software Engineer: what’s the difference?

in Advice & Guides, Skills Sector

Many companies use the titles ‘Software Developer’ and ‘Software Engineer’ interchangeably, so it’s not surprising that they are sometimes confused with one another. The roles are similar and do work on parts of the same areas, but there are some differences between the two roles. In this article, we look at the key differences between […]

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How AI could change the future of jobs in tech

in Advice & Guides

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is arguably one of the largest emerging technology trends at the moment, with advancements being made all the time. Historically, there has been a large amount of concern about the prospect of AI taking jobs away from humans. There are many uncertainties about the potential of AI and how far it could […]

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Global gender gap could take 131 years to close

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The latest Global Gender Gap report has revealed that it could take up to 131 years for women to achieve equality to men. Current predictions from the World Economic Forum have stated that based on the progression rate from 2006 to 2023, we will not see global gender equality until 2154. The report, published in […]

The Women in Tech Graduate Guide

in Advice & Guides, Getting started in tech, Graduates

It is known that there is a lack of women in the technology industry and there is a serious demand for tech talent due to a skills shortage. With just 26% of the technology workforce being women, it is clear that more needs to be done to increase the number of women in tech to […]