IT Pro is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

Careers & training

Top free and paid Excel training courses for business users
A screenshot of a Microsoft Excel workbook open on an iPad showing graphs and charts
Microsoft Windows

Top free and paid Excel training courses for business users

A selection of free and premium Excel training resources that help you develop the valuable skills your business needs
7 Oct 2022
IT Pro News in Review: Vodafone-Three UK merger, young tech workers dissatisfied, UK scraps data protection
IT Pro News in Review thumbnail showing logos for Vodafone, Three UK, and the DCMSvideo
mobile networks

IT Pro News in Review: Vodafone-Three UK merger, young tech workers dissatisfied, UK scraps data protection

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
7 Oct 2022
Building an IT dream team
Several people standing on coloured tarmac tracks
Business strategy

Building an IT dream team

With the tech industry constantly evolving, it’s important for your organisation to remain as agile and forward thinking as possible
7 Oct 2022
Meta cancels internships amid industry-wide cost-cutting measures
The Meta logo shown on a phone, in front of an orange to purple gradient bearing smaller versions of the logo
Careers & training

Meta cancels internships amid industry-wide cost-cutting measures

A number of applicants who were due to work in London have been affected by the cutbacks, which Meta says are necessary for 2023
6 Oct 2022
Are coding bootcamps worth it?
A pair of head outlines - a puzzle piece segment is cut out from one and placed on top of the other.
Careers & training

Are coding bootcamps worth it?

Fast-track software development programmes often promise a quick way into a high-paying and lucrative career, but you’d be right to approach with caut…
6 Oct 2022
NCS partners with Singapore government to provide 1,600 tech opportunities
Cityscape of Singapore in the evening
Careers & training

NCS partners with Singapore government to provide 1,600 tech opportunities

The Singtel subsidiary has launched two new programmes to provide work and training to university graduates
5 Oct 2022
Tiny Space: The Berlin startup that wants you to work at the park
The Tiny Space cabin in a park
startups

Tiny Space: The Berlin startup that wants you to work at the park

Little wooden cabins with 5G and discounted coffee. What’s not to love? 
4 Oct 2022
How to digitally upskill your staff on a budget
A woman in a dark office looking at multiple computer monitors displaying data analysis tools
Careers & training

How to digitally upskill your staff on a budget

Retraining your employees doesn’t have to cost the earth – and can even cost nothing at all
3 Oct 2022
Cloud and cyber security certifications remain highest paying for IT professionals
A female IT worker in front of multiple monitors displaying code
Careers & training

Cloud and cyber security certifications remain highest paying for IT professionals

Digital learning firm Skillsoft has analysed the data of thousands of IT professionals from around the world
29 Sep 2022
Marketing and finance skill shortage is holding channel partners back – BT Wholesale
To people looking at a server
Careers & training

Marketing and finance skill shortage is holding channel partners back – BT Wholesale

Businesses are making plans to plug the gap to help drive revenue streams, latest research finds
28 Sep 2022
Art is on its knees – and AI will deliver the killer blow
A digitally-generated piece of abstract artwork
artificial intelligence (AI)

Art is on its knees – and AI will deliver the killer blow

With government cuts and a drowning economy already threatening artists, cutting-edge tech has arrived to finish the job
27 Sep 2022
Microsoft urges businesses to overcome 'paranoid' remote working hangups
A man sat in front of two monitors while in a video meeting
flexible working

Microsoft urges businesses to overcome 'paranoid' remote working hangups

Business leaders are missing genuine signals of productivity in favour of meaningless cues like people showing their faces in the office
23 Sep 2022
DocuSign appoints former Google exec Allan Thygesen as CEO
A magnifying glass focusing on the DocuSign logo as seen on its website
chief executive officer (CEO)

DocuSign appoints former Google exec Allan Thygesen as CEO

Advertising specialist takes over from interim CEO Mary Agnes Wilderotter from 10 October
23 Sep 2022
Skills gap is at an all-time high despite increase in computer science students
Students working with computers
Careers & training

Skills gap is at an all-time high despite increase in computer science students

Tech vacancies at a 10-year high across the globe, with a 191% year-on-year increase in the UK alone
22 Sep 2022
Low-cost ways for SMBs to upskill their workforce
Four upside down lightbulbs turned off, and one the right way up and illuminated
Careers & training

Low-cost ways for SMBs to upskill their workforce

For many UK SMBs, recruiting new workers with the right skills is proving tough – leading many to reinvent their methods for training employees from w…
22 Sep 2022
Twilio announces 11% cut to workforce, cites profitability concerns
A telephoto shot of Jeff Lawson, the Twilio CEO, speaking at a conference against a blue background
business management

Twilio announces 11% cut to workforce, cites profitability concerns

CEO Jeff Lawson emailed all employees on Wednesday to announce the decision, which affects departments globally
15 Sep 2022
Global economic downturn presents small businesses a ‘once in a generation’ hiring opportunity
A woman wearing a niqab shakes the hand of a person just out of frame while holding a notebook in her other hand
Business strategy

Global economic downturn presents small businesses a ‘once in a generation’ hiring opportunity

Smart hiring practices and investing in high-demand skills as the world falls into recession could help SMBs thrive in the long term, says Randstad
14 Sep 2022
The standard of tech education is letting businesses down
A lecture hall filled with students using laptops
Careers & training

The standard of tech education is letting businesses down

Is there a disconnect between how schools and higher education teach technology skills, and the needs of business leaders?
8 Sep 2022
Majority of IT leaders finding hiring workers harder than ever, report finds
A diverse group of businesspeople shake hands in a boardroom
Business strategy

Majority of IT leaders finding hiring workers harder than ever, report finds

Other problems include the interoperability of business and IT teams, with fusion teams a long-term goal for almost all companies
7 Sep 2022
Going into the office won't save you on energy bills
Somebody using a thermostat with graphics to show the cost of living crisis
flexible working

Going into the office won't save you on energy bills

Work from home or go into the office – neither is going to offset the looming energy crisis coming our way this winter
2 Sep 2022
CIO role has 'drastically changed' over last 24 months, says Lenovo
A man using a laptop with lots of graphics highlighting various elements of his work
chief information officer (CIO)

CIO role has 'drastically changed' over last 24 months, says Lenovo

Globally survey suggests chief information officers have greater influence over their company now the role has expanded beyond technology
30 Aug 2022
Lenovo expands its Evolve Small support initiative to cover all minority-led SMBs
A large Lenovo sign suspended above a dimly lit conference floor
SMB

Lenovo expands its Evolve Small support initiative to cover all minority-led SMBs

The initiative is aimed at reinvigorating small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
23 Aug 2022
How can CIOs help to close the tech skills gap?
To people looking at a server
Careers & training

How can CIOs help to close the tech skills gap?

The most well-equipped IT leaders can take a number of practical steps to close the divide within their organisations
18 Aug 2022
Six team leadership tips for IT managers
Silhouettes of team members in the background with a glowing technology style icon in the centre with white people icons
Careers & training

Six team leadership tips for IT managers

Here are some strategies leaders can use to transform the way their teams operate
17 Aug 2022