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Speak Up Bringing More Women's Voices to Tech Conferences featured
13
Mar

Speak Up: Bringing More Women’s Voices to Tech Conferences

New research conducted by Ensono, reveals the stigma that women face at technology conferences.  The report, “Speak Up: Bringing More Women’s Voices to Tech Conferences”, which interviewed 500 women in tech in the US and UK, uncovers women’s experiences and attitudes toward the representation of women in tech. It found, for example, that: One in...
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12
Mar

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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23 Code Street featured
08
Mar

Why it’s finally time to learn to code

When thinking about what new skill to learn or a career change, have you ever thought about coding? Every day we all visit websites and use different apps – these are all built by using code. Essentially, code is a set of rules and instructions that we give a computer which bridges the gap between...
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women in tech featured
08
Mar

Raising the 15 per cent | Encouraging women into tech

International Women’s Day is something that WeAreThe City fully supports. This year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter, promoting the fact that a balanced world is a better world. However, not all industries are good advocates for gender balance in the workplace. The STEM industry is an example of this – it’s often seen as a being very...
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15
Jan

Tech Talent Charter: Benchmarking Report 2018

Today the Tech Talent Charter (TTC) launched its inaugural benchmarking report – the first report of its kind tracking gender diversity in technology roles across the UK. Gathered from over 200 signatories representing over half a million employees, the data gives a snapshot of today’s tech industry and an insight into practical ways companies can...
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flexible working, working from home featured
29
Nov

Harness the agile workspace and empower your users

Flexible working isn’t just about being available for doctors’ appointments and Amazon deliveries. Utilise the agile workspace to drive your users’ creativity, productivity and collaboration, and help them achieve a better work-life balance. The complex challenges that face modern businesses are changing the ways in which we communicate and collaborate. The recent National Work Life...
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flexible working
21
Nov

Managing a work-life balance through technology

For many years I have juggled with the challenges of work and home life. Being a mother is my priority; however, this has never stopped me from pursuing my career and drive to succeed. I have now worked in the education sector for 13 years and I am lucky enough to be with an organisation...
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Could Disruption be the long awaited catalyst for Diversity? (F)
21
Nov

To be it, you must see it | Why diversity is key to improving life changing technology

In an increasingly complex world, we need everyone – women and men, a variety of people from different backgrounds and cultures – to solve the hard problems we face and make the world a better place. We live in a time dominated by technology and algorithms, it’s simply unavoidable. While machines are beginning to ‘think’...
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