Advice & 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. Along with what job role is ideal for you, the skills required and how much you could earn from it.

What are the best diversity initiatives in tech?

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There is still a long way to go for diversity in tech, for example if you look at National Centre for Women Information Technology’s recent statistics, they show that in 2018 26% of the computing workforce were female, and out of that 3% were African-American and 6% Asian. This highlights the need for better diversity […]

National Inclusion Week: What is it and how do you take part?

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What is National Inclusion Week? National Inclusion Week is an annual week of workplace activities and events that may highlight the importance of inclusion across the UK. It is an opportunity for companies to get connected and engage with people and employees who are passionate about inclusion in the workplace and elsewhere. Inclusive Employers run […]

Why diverse tech talent is heading to Amsterdam

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Amsterdam is a very appealing destination for tourists and is now becoming a trending destination for techies and tech companies. The city provides astoundingly fast internet, is start-up friendly and a forward-thinking city which tech talent just can’t resist. With the Netherlands investing and rapidly developing in technology, it is considered as a haven for […]

Building a diverse team – 5 steps

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Having diverse teams is often seen as an important aspect of growing performance and productivity within a business. They are seen to perform better financially, gain competitive advantage when recruiting for more top talent, offer great benefits and experience less employee turnover. Building a diverse team can be a great idea but it is also […]

Why a clear diversity statement could give you the edge

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By Zoe Morris Having a clear diversity statement is becoming an effective way to appeal to employees from previously overlooked demographics that the technology industry is now keen to attract. With a critical shortage of skills that is swiftly becoming a crisis, trying to make the sector a more inclusive environment is essential for any […]

Tech sector to benefit from large amount of money to boost diversity in AI roles

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The technology industry is set to benefit from a boost of £18.5 million to help drive skills in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data science. It is to support more adults to upskill and retrain so they have the opportunity to progress into a career or find new employment. An investment of 13.5 million will help […]

The truth about ageism in tech

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It’s no secret that the technology industry is struggling with diversity. Even those who have adopted diversity initiatives often overlook certain characteristics such as age. Employers who discriminate against older workers, face the risk of violating the Employment Act which covers age discrimination and protects workers over the age of 40. But despite the law, […]

How to increase diversity in tech

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While employment opportunities in the technology industry have grown at twice the rate of the national average, tech firms are still struggling to increase diversity within their working environment. Within the tech industry, there has been large racial and gender disparities compared to other private sectors. Improving ethnic and gender diversity within the technology industry […]

Top 10 Diversity in Tech Leaders

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A lack of diversity in tech leadership has been found by recent studies, which is affecting women and people from ethnic minority and lower income backgrounds. Women hold a third of positions in large companies like LinkedIn, Microsoft and HP and within these companies, the percentage is less for individuals who are from an ethnic […]

Gender diversity is vital for Artificial Intelligence to serve society

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The World Economic Forum has revealed in its latest global gender gap report that only 22% of Artificial Intelligence (AI) professionals globally are female compared to the 78% who are male. Due to the rapid rate of technology, the finding can be seen as alarming to society. It has been said that organisations need to […]