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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Top 5 free coding courses for women

in Advice & Guides, Getting started in tech

The technology industry is booming, with the global value of IT spending expected to hit $4.6 trillion in 2023. So, it’s no surprise that half of the people considering a career change are thinking about moving to an IT career. If you think a career in technology could be a good option for you but […]

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Complete Guide to Graduate Schemes 2023

in Graduates

When finishing university, most students will start to look for jobs in their chosen field. But what if you’re not sure what you’d like to do? Is there a way to experience different teams/roles whilst learning on the job? This is where graduate schemes come in. Many employers have started to offer dedicated training programmes […]

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What is gender discrimination and how to avoid it

in Advice & Guides

The Equality Act 2010 legally protects people from discrimination in the workplace and wider society. This means it is illegal to treat someone unfairly because of who they are, including their gender, race, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion or beliefs. There are many types of discrimination, however, this article is going to focus on gender […]

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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 […]

5 Benefits of Working in Tech for Women

in Advice & Guides, Career

The technology sector has traditionally struggled with gender diversity, but recent data suggests that progress is being made. But all of that is changing as more women enter the industry and show they can be leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs. Aside from being female-friendly, jobs in technology also offer flexibility, creativity and high salaries. So, if […]

5 signs your work environment is toxic

in Advice & Guides

Everyone wants to work in a positive and encouraging environment where they feel they can be their best. Unfortunately, not all companies are like this. This might be for many reasons, for example, employees being overworked, poor communication, and blame shifting. This can have a detrimental impact on both the employees and the business and […]

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Degree Apprenticeships for Women in Tech

in Advice & Guides, Getting started in tech, Graduates

Degree Apprenticeships were introduced by the UK government as a response to the skills and talent gap the economy has been suffering from. A degree apprentice splits their time between university studies and the workplace, and gains a salary whilst studying and gaining experience for a degree. But what are degree apprenticeships and what are […]

Getting the most out of training for female employees

in Advice & Guides, Career

Empowering women in the workplace is an important goal for many companies in their increased efforts to create a more inclusive workplace and close the gender pay gap. Not only that, but many business leaders have recognised that helping women progress individually and collectively – particularly in historically male-dominated industries like tech and IT – […]


How employers can help women return to tech

in Career

There can be many reasons women may have a career break, the most common reasons being childcare and maternity leave (38%). Unfortunately, this can have a negative impact on their career progression and the gender pay gap. In fact, a study by UK-based Institute for Fiscal Studies found that on average, women in paid work […]

How to fine-tune your CV to stand out amongst other job seekers

in Advice & Guides, CV

The current status of the job-seeking market is turbulent to say the least. With recent reports suggesting that just shy of 170,000 tech workers were laid off between January and March this year, it’s no wonder so many people are now looking for a new role. But how do you help yourself stand out above […]