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Fixing STEM's gender bias with more classroom intervention
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Careers & training

Fixing STEM's gender bias with more classroom intervention

Experts suggest the government must step in to break generational barriers and ramp up promising schemes
16 Jan 2023
The IT Pro Podcast: How upskilling is driving staff retention
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The IT Pro Podcast: How upskilling is driving staff retention

Investing in workforce training improves talent and is seen by employees as a vote of confidence
13 Jan 2023
Podcast transcript: How upskilling is driving staff retention
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Podcast transcript: How upskilling is driving staff retention

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
13 Jan 2023
How to implement an effective diversity strategy
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Business strategy

How to implement an effective diversity strategy

Diversity by box-ticking, rather than building a long-term plan for change, is sure to backfire
10 Jan 2023
How IT professionals can boost their career in the new year
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Careers & training

How IT professionals can boost their career in the new year

Industry standard qualifications are still in demand, but the modern IT pro needs more than that to get ahead
24 Dec 2022
Enhancing cyber security in an expanding landscape
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Whitepaper

Enhancing cyber security in an expanding landscape

How secure connections between wireless peripherals can help mitigate cyber incidents and empower employees
8 Dec 2022
Seven reasons why machine learning is a good career
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Careers & training

Seven reasons why machine learning is a good career

Seen as one of the fastest growing areas in technology, there are several key reasons why machine learning is a field worthy of carving out a career i…
19 Oct 2022
Are coding bootcamps worth it?
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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
How to digitally upskill your staff on a budget
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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
Low-cost ways for SMBs to upskill their workforce
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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
The standard of tech education is letting businesses down
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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
Inside Liverpool FC's cyber recruitment revolution
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Careers & training

Inside Liverpool FC's cyber recruitment revolution

The next generation of cyber talent is best scouted pitchside with former youth players armed to the teeth with the soft skills businesses are crying …
11 Aug 2022
(ISC)2 offers free cyber security certifications to one million people
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Careers & training

(ISC)2 offers free cyber security certifications to one million people

The scheme builds on the earlier efforts to provide 100,000 people in the UK with free cyber security training
20 Jul 2022
Carnival hit with $5 million fine over cyber security violations
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Carnival hit with $5 million fine over cyber security violations

The cruise line operator was criticised for failing to implement multi-factor authentication and failing to conduct cyber security training for its st…
27 Jun 2022
Google to offer US businesses $100,000 worth of digital skills courses
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Google to offer US businesses $100,000 worth of digital skills courses

Tech giant has a range of digital courses that take three to six months to complete
3 May 2022
Two in three IT employers struggle to recruit staff with adequate digital skills
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digital divide

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
Virgin Media O2 to fund employee gender transition
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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
Businesses shouldn’t invest in anti-bias training, says LSE professor
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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
Red Hat offers free hybrid cloud training to partners
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Red Hat offers free hybrid cloud training to partners

The company will be building its free curriculum throughout the year and believes the skills can be used to add significant value to partner offerings
4 Mar 2022
The ultimate guide to IT internships
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The ultimate guide to IT internships

Where to find them, how to ace the interview and what comes after
25 Jan 2022
UK gov to open nine new Institutes of Technology to tackle skills shortage
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UK gov to open nine new Institutes of Technology to tackle skills shortage

Courses lasting between six weeks to a year are designed to help students space out their studies and learn at a pace that works for them
17 Dec 2021
How can your small business attract top-class tech talent?
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Careers & training

How can your small business attract top-class tech talent?

With a finite pool of technical talent available, less well-resourced firms must think laterally when hiring and holding onto their expertise
7 Dec 2021
How apprenticeships are fuelling the future of UK tech
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How apprenticeships are fuelling the future of UK tech

On-the-job training is becoming key to resolving the talent crisis, but it isn’t just young people benefitting from apprenticeships
14 Oct 2021