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IT hiring shows resilience in face of rising unemployment
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Careers & training

IT hiring shows resilience in face of rising unemployment

The tech sector has created 100,000 roles since the start of the pandemic and 67% of IT leaders plan to recruit in 2021
23 Feb 2021
UK set to offer fast-track visa for fintech workers
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Careers & training

UK set to offer fast-track visa for fintech workers

The scheme is reportedly set to be announced in the March budget and is a recommendation from the government's fintech review
23 Feb 2021
7 UX skills every designer should have
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user experience (UX)

7 UX skills every designer should have

It takes a lot more than just impeccable design skills to attract visitors to a website
19 Feb 2021
Top 14 tech jobs in the US - the best you can get
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Careers & training

Top 14 tech jobs in the US - the best you can get

Tech jobs continue to boom, and these are some of the best IT gigs you can land
19 Feb 2021
Top 15 US IT certifications
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Careers & training

Top 15 US IT certifications

What IT certifications do you need to push your tech career to new heights?
19 Feb 2021
UK's cyber security industry defies tumultuous 2020
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cyber security

UK's cyber security industry defies tumultuous 2020

Although 3,800 security jobs were created, recruitment, expansion and financial growth slowed sharply against the previous year
18 Feb 2021
The best tech colleges in the US
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Careers & training

The best tech colleges in the US

When it comes to finding the best tech schools, these are the top choices
15 Feb 2021
The best cloud computing jobs and how to land one
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Careers & training

The best cloud computing jobs and how to land one

Cloud computing is a growing field with great salaries and opportunities for growth
12 Feb 2021
Scottish pupils make a strong showing at this year's CyberFirst Girls competition
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Scottish pupils make a strong showing at this year's CyberFirst Girls competition

Over 37,000 girls have taken part in the challenge since 2017
12 Feb 2021
Microsoft is building a Teams tool that can tell if you're bored during a video call
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video conferencing

Microsoft is building a Teams tool that can tell if you're bored during a video call

The 'AffectiveSpotflight' is a form of facial recognition that aims to reduce anxiety for video conferencing hosts
12 Feb 2021
Virgin Media creates 400 jobs ahead of network expansion
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Virgin Media creates 400 jobs ahead of network expansion

The new roles range from network engineering and data analysis to finance and marketing
11 Feb 2021
11 best job boards for tech
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Careers & training

11 best job boards for tech

The best places to apply for tech jobs online, and the tips you need to do so successfully
10 Feb 2021
DCMS launches UK Cyber Security Council
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Careers & training

DCMS launches UK Cyber Security Council

Industry figures react positively to a body that will accredit existing courses and encourage industry-wide upskilling
9 Feb 2021
Tech executives share their most valuable career advice
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Careers & training

Tech executives share their most valuable career advice

For job hunters, it’s important to be creative, trust your gut and always be persistent
5 Feb 2021
What is an MTA certificate?
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Careers & training

What is an MTA certificate?

The Microsoft credential could give your IT career a boost
5 Feb 2021
Jassy appointment highlights the importance of cloud for Amazon
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cloud computing

Jassy appointment highlights the importance of cloud for Amazon

AWS boss will replace Jeff Bezos as CEO later in the year after almost two decades of cloud dominance
3 Feb 2021
Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO
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business management

Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO

The founder will become executive chair of the Amazon board and shift focus to "new products and early initiatives"
3 Feb 2021
Google to settle hiring bias accusations for $3.8 million
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Careers & training

Google to settle hiring bias accusations for $3.8 million

Settlement states that unused funds will be spent on improving diversity efforts at the company
2 Feb 2021
Your roadmap to becoming a computer network architect
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Careers & training

Your roadmap to becoming a computer network architect

Explore what a computer network architect does and how to become one
2 Feb 2021
Pat Gelsinger says he couldn't resist leading Intel's 'great turnaround'
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chief executive officer (CEO)

Pat Gelsinger says he couldn't resist leading Intel's 'great turnaround'

Former VMware CEO was initially in talks to join Intel's board of directors before conversation "flipped"
2 Feb 2021
IT Pro 20/20: The technology powering 2021
IT Pro 20/20: The technology powering 2021
Hardware

IT Pro 20/20: The technology powering 2021

The 13th issue of IT Pro 20/20 looks at the new innovations and themes likely to shape the year ahead
1 Feb 2021
Game on: How playing video games could level up your career
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Careers & training

Game on: How playing video games could level up your career

Far from being lazy or a waste of time, gaming can build important transferable skills
31 Jan 2021
Seven great cities for tech jobs in 2021
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Careers & training

Seven great cities for tech jobs in 2021

These seven cities may not be top of mind for tech jobs, but they should be
29 Jan 2021