career in tech

Getting young women excited about a career in tech

Article provided by Hilary Stephenson, managing director at user experience agency Sigma. When searching online for images related to ‘technology jobs’, you will be presented with a sea of men’s faces. Although a very traditional portrayal of the industry, it is – sadly – not totally false. A recent study found that women fill only...
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The common misconceptions of women in tech and how to overcome these

“Women lack the education for a career in tech.” Girls receive the same level of education in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) as boys, at least until the age of 16, so I don’t agree that there is a lack of education, but more a lack of interest – something, I feel, that...
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How to succeed in your technology career

Emma Maslen, UK MD at SAP Concur It’s no surprise that 95 per cent of recruiters viewed a competitive personal brand as a key differentiator for attracting the best applicants in today’s workplace. Personal branding is hugely beneficial on many levels: it makes you look connected, authoritative on a particular area and can help you...
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Why now is the perfect time for women to start a career in tech

The UK will need another one million tech workers by 2020 to meet its growing digital skills gap according to the latest statistics by London Tech Advocates. A Tech City report revealed one million digital jobs were advertised last year – but more than 45,000 were left unfilled. Of the current population, 49.6 per cent...
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Tech Job of the Week: Technical Test Engineer Job | Capgemini

    In Business Technology Solutions (BTS) we specialise in navigating our clients through the complexities of large-scale, technology-driven transformation programmes, using our skills to drive outstanding delivery. Having the right people using the right methodology and following the right process gives every client the right result. Managed Testing Services (MTS) is a new Delivery...
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Children lose interest in tech in late teens, finds survey

Children lose interest in careers in technology as they reach their late teenage years, according to a survey from Nominet and Parent Zone. The study found that 77% of children aged 11 to 12 are more likely to be inspired by a career in IT, as opposed to 63% of 17 to 18 year olds....
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