Diversity in Technology and IT

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

Having a Disability in Tech

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When you think of someone with a disability, you may think of someone who has trouble with their mobility or speech, however a disabled person is defined as someone who has a mental or physical impairment that has a long-term effect on their ability to do daily tasks. There are around 13.3 million people (almost […]

What you need to know about diversity in technology

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Can you believe that the tech sector is expanding almost 3 times faster than the rest of UK economy? However, that being said, only 15% of the tech workforce are from BAME backgrounds along with gender diversity only sitting at 19% compared to 49% for all other jobs. White people are highly represented at executive […]

Challenges of Diversity in the Workplace

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Managing and creating diversity in today’s business world is an essential part of building a successful business. Interpreting diversity programmes and training into a business can be beneficial for growing awareness and providing your employees with knowledge on the issue. However, business leaders need to spend more time on understanding different cultures and their values […]

How to Create an Inclusive Workplace

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In a company’s culture, it is easy to identify diversity and ways to grow your diverse workforce. There are many statistics that show how a percentage of people look for diversity policies within an organisation before applying and how important it is to them. However, some say if you have a diverse team that isn’t […]

Ways to Improve your Diversity Hiring Process

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Diversity has been shown to improve workplace morale, innovation and employers bottom lines. IT has highlighted that this year, the technology sector has been having major issues with diversity in the workplace and there have been trends this year to improve diversity and inclusion efforts. Although it is beneficial to focus on improving diversity within […]

The Lack of Diversity in Tech

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The UKs tech sector is still lacking diversity and it is starting to become worrying. As diversity can enhance performance and the development of an organisation, and with the tech industry growing rapidly, why is there still a lack of diversity in tech? The Inclusive Boards Agency gathered information about senior leaderships and board structures […]

Signs a Company Values Diversity

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Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace is becoming a growing issue within tech companies. Even though it is has been proven to enhance employee engagement, drive performance and increase creativity, some companies are still not there yet. Women and minorities are those who are struggling to make a career in tech. Even if they are […]

Why Diversity Matters in the Tech Industry

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Diversity can be refined into performance and inclusion. Performance is the idea that diverse teams bring benefits to businesses and society, and inclusion is the idea that diverse teams represent a fair and open workplace. Gender, age, social background and ethnicity play a role in developing your experiences, skills and your approach to work. Diversity […]

The Benefits of Diversity in Tech

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Results have shown in a survey conducted by PwC in 2017, that 54% of women and 45% of men research a company’s diversity and inclusion policies before accepting an employment offer. Furthermore, 48% of men and 61% of women investigated that specific company’s leadership team before accepting. These numbers surprisingly increased when conversing with minorities. […]

Attracting LGBT into Tech

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Struggles of being LGBT A new study has found that a third of LGBT people avoid careers in science, technology and engineering due to worries of discrimination and bullying. The study which was conducted by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) discovered that subjects such as science, technology and engineering have an image problem […]