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 you need to know about Diversity in the Workplace

in Advice & Guides, Employer Advice

Diversity in the workplace is always seen as a good thing to employers and employees. However, it is about much more than just hiring those who are from underrepresented groups. It is easy to hire more women or ethnic minorities which will help to increase the overall diversity in the workplace. However, diversity is about […]

Using Diversity and Inclusion Metrics to measure Inclusion in Tech

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Implementing inclusion into an organisation helps to embrace the concepts of awareness, acceptance, respect and understanding. Inclusion involves utilising everyone’s differences to benefit the organisation. Each member of an organisation must be valued for his or her skills, experience and perspectives to help create an environment where everyone feels comfortable and can work to the […]

Can equality at home help close the gender gap?

in Advice & Guides, Employer Advice

Since the gender gap reports have been revealed by some companies, there has been an uproar recently about company’s gender pay gaps. There are several things a company can do to start to fix their gender pay gap, but one which sometimes goes a miss is supporting equality at home. Whilst companies are starting to […]

Finding a new job in tech

in Advice & Guides, Career

Even if you are just starting your career, or if you fancy a career change, finding a job in tech that suits your skills is sometimes always easier said than done. However, there are a number of ways in which you can enter the industry, whether it’s working your way up or attending courses that […]

New funding will help drive diversity in cyber security

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It has been decided by the Digital Minister, Margot James that four new projects across England are being funded to encourage more women, BAME and neurodiverse candidates into cyber security. They will each receive a joint fund of at least £500,000 as part of the Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund (CSIIF). The aim of the […]

The gender pay gap in tech

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In the UK’s growing digital market, employees can expect to earn better salaries than the rest of the economy. A report conducted by Tech Nation has concluded that the average advertised salary for digital roles is just under £50,000, which is 36% higher than the national average. Over the years, the advertised pay for digital […]

Racial diversity in tech

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Technology is too embedded into our everyday lives to leave out so many people when it comes to creating all things that are digital. Our future is becoming technology driven and therefore it is crucial that everyone is a part of the stimulating work that will enable this growth. It is already known that having […]

Influential LGBT leaders in Tech

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It is likely to see celebrations of leaders who have been successful during their careers in any industry. However, it isn’t every day that you see celebrations of LGBT leaders in tech, especially for their hard work within a tech company and industry. Role models are vital in technology to help increase a diverse talent […]

LGBT History Month

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Every year since 1994, February has been known as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) History Month. The celebration originated from the United States and was founded by Missouri secondary school history teacher called Rodney Wilson. However, the UK started to celebrate LGBT History Month in 2005 when it was initiated by Schools OUT in […]

Job hunting tips for 2019

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Job hunting can be very frustrating and challenging if you are looking for a role that isn’t high in demand. However, you can make your job search slightly easier if you use strategies that are effective for finding a new job. Implementing tactics that aren’t well known can help enhance your job search and gain […]