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Two in three IT employers struggle to recruit staff with adequate digital skills
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Two in three IT employers struggle to recruit staff with adequate digital skills

Three quarters (77%) of surveyed senior UK IT decision-makers claimed that they are currently facing a digital skills gap in their organisation
25 Apr 2022
Europe's tech sector struggles to find employees with AI skills
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Careers & training

Europe's tech sector struggles to find employees with AI skills

23% of tech recruiters are struggling to find applicants with the right soft skills, according to an IBM study
25 Apr 2022
IT Pro Panel: The secret art of networking
IT Pro Panel: The secret art of networking
Business strategy

IT Pro Panel: The secret art of networking

It’s an inextricable part of modern business, but making connections can be a complex affair
25 Apr 2022
Forget Putin – WFH is fast becoming an emblem for the cost of living crisis
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Forget Putin – WFH is fast becoming an emblem for the cost of living crisis

Despite the EU’s claims we can fight Putin by staying at home, spiralling costs are pushing more people away from the office
22 Apr 2022
UK and India align closer with tech investments ahead of FTA negotiations
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Policy & legislation

UK and India align closer with tech investments ahead of FTA negotiations

The two countries are investing £1 billion in new commercial deals while OneWeb has signed an agreement with India’s space agency
21 Apr 2022
Serena Williams invests in Karat to double the number of Black software engineers in the US
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Careers & training

Serena Williams invests in Karat to double the number of Black software engineers in the US

Brilliant Black Minds program is now open to all current and aspiring Black engineers as part of wider move to improve diversity in the tech industry
20 Apr 2022
Tech leaders share how to break into the tech industry
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Careers & training

Tech leaders share how to break into the tech industry

“You have to feel like a true member of the IT world before you actually become a member"
14 Apr 2022
How to become a Python developer
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Careers & training

How to become a Python developer

There are several ways, online and offline, to become a Python software developer
14 Apr 2022
Virgin Media O2 to fund employee gender transition
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Careers & training

Virgin Media O2 to fund employee gender transition

The telecom has announced its first diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) strategy since the Virgin Media and O2 officially merged in 2021
13 Apr 2022
Google to invest $9.5 billion in US offices and data centres this year
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Google to invest $9.5 billion in US offices and data centres this year

This is a step up from the $7 billion it pledged to invest in the country last year
13 Apr 2022
How the cost of living crisis will savage tech
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Business strategy

How the cost of living crisis will savage tech

Individuals and businesses alike are feeling the pinch, with the skills market and digital transformation projects in flux
13 Apr 2022
How to become a senior JavaScript developer
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Careers & training

How to become a senior JavaScript developer

Demand for JavaScript developers is enormous, and new opportunities arise every day
12 Apr 2022
IT Pro News In Review: The Works cyber attack, Lenovo recruitment drive, old macOS vulnerabilities
IT Pro News In Review: The Works cyber attack, Lenovo recruitment drive, old macOS vulnerabilitiesvideo
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IT Pro News In Review: The Works cyber attack, Lenovo recruitment drive, old macOS vulnerabilities

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
8 Apr 2022
Infosys and UK’s Rolls-Royce open joint R&D centre in Bengaluru, India
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digital transformation

Infosys and UK’s Rolls-Royce open joint R&D centre in Bengaluru, India

The companies hope to provide digital and engineering services to companies across the globe
8 Apr 2022
Ericsson exec resigns as shareholder pressure mounts over ISIS payment claims
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business management

Ericsson exec resigns as shareholder pressure mounts over ISIS payment claims

US DoJ investigation claims Swedish telco giant "failed to disclose" misconduct in Iraq during bribery settlement
7 Apr 2022
Top data science bootcamps for 2022
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Careers & training

Top data science bootcamps for 2022

Learn how to level up your skills and land a career as a data scientist
6 Apr 2022
Top online cyber security courses for 2022
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Careers & training

Top online cyber security courses for 2022

Our top picks from the plethora of cyber security courses available, including a mix of free and paid, and those aimed at experts and beginners
5 Apr 2022
Lenovo to double its R&D workforce to 12,000
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Careers & training

Lenovo to double its R&D workforce to 12,000

Laptop giant to funnel increased profits into new IT architectures for edge computing
5 Apr 2022
10 best IT certifications for beginners
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Careers & training

10 best IT certifications for beginners

Ready to start your IT career? Give it a boost with these entry-level IT certifications
4 Apr 2022
The 14 most in-demand tech jobs
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Careers & training

The 14 most in-demand tech jobs

Looking to future proof your career? These are the roles that are likely to stay relevant for many years to come
4 Apr 2022
IT Pro 20/20: The ugly side of gamification
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Business strategy

IT Pro 20/20: The ugly side of gamification

Issue 27 looks at why you might want to reconsider team incentives, how cloud PCs are set to transform the enterprise, and why Gaia-X is the last chan…
1 Apr 2022
Businesses shouldn’t invest in anti-bias training, says LSE professor
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Careers & training

Businesses shouldn’t invest in anti-bias training, says LSE professor

Businesses are said to have put too much focus on training that fails to lead to meaningful change
1 Apr 2022
Exposing Silicon Valley’s remote working hypocrisy
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Exposing Silicon Valley’s remote working hypocrisy

Why the world’s greatest disrupters are paradoxically clinging onto tradition
1 Apr 2022
Report: Brexit and COVID to blame for lack of diversity in tech
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Careers & training

Report: Brexit and COVID to blame for lack of diversity in tech

One in two surveyed respondents cited the two events as key factors in the failure to improve diversity in leadership roles
31 Mar 2022