Careers & training

Majority of Brits received no digital training during the pandemic
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Careers & training

Majority of Brits received no digital training during the pandemic

This is despite the fact that 89% agree that digital skills will be important to the UK’s long-term economic prosperity
30 Nov 2020
IBM to axe 10,000 staff in Europe ahead of legacy IT spin off
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Careers & training

IBM to axe 10,000 staff in Europe ahead of legacy IT spin off

The majority of the cuts will reportedly be made in the UK and Germany
25 Nov 2020
Coronavirus creates new challenges for women in tech (and every other industry)
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Careers & training

Coronavirus creates new challenges for women in tech (and every other industry)

The pandemic has exacerbated issues for women in an industry where representation is already a problem
24 Nov 2020
Tech becomes Bristol's fastest growing industry
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Business strategy

Tech becomes Bristol's fastest growing industry

Higher salaries, investment, and many job openings have put the sector on a much higher footing lately
24 Nov 2020
What makes an effective diversity strategy?
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Careers & training

What makes an effective diversity strategy?

Having a comprehensive diversity strategy is no longer a tick box exercise, it’s a vital business imperative.
23 Nov 2020
UK's Global Talent Visa applications up 48% in 2020
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Careers & training

UK's Global Talent Visa applications up 48% in 2020

The programme has seen a surge of interest from India, the US, and Nigeria
19 Nov 2020
Furlough 2.0: How to make it really work for you
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Furlough 2.0: How to make it really work for you

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19 Nov 2020
IBM’s expanded IBM Z skills initiative will help clients hire and train apprentices for key roles
Careers & training

IBM’s expanded IBM Z skills initiative will help clients hire and train apprentices for key roles

The no-charge apprenticeship program includes a collaboration with Franklin Apprenticeships and the Urban Institute
19 Nov 2020
Red Hat, Cisco, IBM to coordinate scrapping of problematic developer terms
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Development

Red Hat, Cisco, IBM to coordinate scrapping of problematic developer terms

The consortium will develop a replacement word list for terms such as master/slave, as well as frameworks and a certification scheme
19 Nov 2020
Trump fires cyber security chief over election fraud dismissal
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Security

Trump fires cyber security chief over election fraud dismissal

Chris Krebs was reportedly fired over Twitter for suggesting election manipulation claims were "unsubstantiated"
18 Nov 2020
How to find and root out unconscious bias
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Business

How to find and root out unconscious bias

While most organisations are cracking down on overt bias and prejudice, addressing ingrained attitudes can be more difficult
16 Nov 2020
Retrain to be a software developer to future-proof your career
Careers & training

Retrain to be a software developer to future-proof your career

Retraining as a software developer offers huge opportunities
13 Nov 2020
Salesforce UK to create 100,000 new digital roles by 2024
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Careers & training

Salesforce UK to create 100,000 new digital roles by 2024

Partnership with training provider QA aims to address growing demand for cloud services
12 Nov 2020
UK businesses make cyber security a priority in light of COVID-19
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cyber security

UK businesses make cyber security a priority in light of COVID-19

PwC found that 96% of companies plan to shift their cyber security strategy as a result of the pandemic
10 Nov 2020
The best cloud computing jobs and how to land one
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
9 Nov 2020
Alan Turing's stolen possessions will be returned to the UK
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Policy & legislation

Alan Turing's stolen possessions will be returned to the UK

The 17 items being returned from the US were stolen from the independent Sherborne School in Dorset in 1984
9 Nov 2020
Why you should prioritise employee experience
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Business strategy

Why you should prioritise employee experience

How your employees perceive your organisation is key to business success
6 Nov 2020
How to become a data scientist
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Careers & training

How to become a data scientist

What’s involved in being a data scientist and how to become one
4 Nov 2020
TikTok to hire 3,000 engineers in major global expansion
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Careers & training

TikTok to hire 3,000 engineers in major global expansion

Short-video app company is also searching for UK graduates to further its expansion in London
28 Oct 2020
Climbing the career ladder successfully
Careers & trainingwhitepaper

Climbing the career ladder successfully

There is no one-size-fits-all approach, but consistency, proactivity, and uniqueness are key
22 Oct 2020
London crowned best city to study tech outside the US
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Careers & training

London crowned best city to study tech outside the US

The capital now offers the highest number of universities with courses in tech and engineering
22 Oct 2020
Transforming training with virtual reality
Careers & training

Transforming training with virtual reality

VR can not only help meet the accessibility challenges presented by COVID-19, but also to increase productivity and reduce learning times
20 Oct 2020
Microsoft will help 1.5 million Brits build careers in tech by 2025
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Careers & training

Microsoft will help 1.5 million Brits build careers in tech by 2025

The Get On 2021 campaign aims to address the widening digital skills gap in the UK tech sector and drive competitiveness
13 Oct 2020