professional development

The ultimate guide to IT internships
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Careers & training

The ultimate guide to IT internships

Where to find them, how to ace the interview and what comes after
11 Jun 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Soft skills vs STEM skills
The IT Pro Podcast: Soft skills vs STEM skills
Careers & training

The IT Pro Podcast: Soft skills vs STEM skills

The UK’s level of ‘soft skills’ is dropping - so what can we do about it?
11 Jun 2021
IBM collaborates with Indian universities on quantum research
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Cloud

IBM collaborates with Indian universities on quantum research

The company wants to grow a “quantum-ready workforce” in the country by offering its systems to 11 educational institutions
25 May 2021
Ocado to create 100 new tech jobs in the UK
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Careers & training

Ocado to create 100 new tech jobs in the UK

The grocery e-tailer is recruiting software engineers, product managers, technicians, and testers for its Welwyn Garden City campus
18 May 2021
17.1 million Brits lack essential digital skills for work
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digital divide

17.1 million Brits lack essential digital skills for work

Only 23% of surveyed employees received any digital skills training from their employers
17 May 2021
UK gov pledges post-pandemic digital skills boost
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Policy & legislation

UK gov pledges post-pandemic digital skills boost

The legislative programme, which already includes an intensive coding ‘bootcamp’, was welcomed by the BCS
12 May 2021
What is MTA certification?
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Careers & training

What is MTA certification?

The Microsoft credential could give your IT career a boost
20 Apr 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 Apr 2021
IBM offers quantum industry’s first developer certification
Quantum Computing
Network & Internet

IBM offers quantum industry’s first developer certification

The company hopes this it help companies and research institutions get their workforce “quantum-ready"
31 Mar 2021
Google welcomes new applicants for its Career Certificates programme
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Careers & training

Google welcomes new applicants for its Career Certificates programme

Budding tech workers can now study Android development in addition to courses on data analytics and UX design
12 Mar 2021
Google under fire for 'problematic' response to employee racism complaints
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Careers & training

Google under fire for 'problematic' response to employee racism complaints

An employment law expert tells IT Pro what the company should have done instead
8 Mar 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
Aberystwyth computer sciences department named UK's ‘most gender diverse'
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Careers & training

Aberystwyth computer sciences department named UK's ‘most gender diverse'

Only three universities can boast computer sciences teaching staff with more than 30% female representation
19 Jan 2021
The best UK coding and app development courses
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Development

The best UK coding and app development courses

Use your time at home to learn the skills needed to get a better job
11 Jan 2021
2019's highest-paying IT certifications
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2019's highest-paying IT certifications

We take a look at the most lucrative certifications and assess what difference these will make to your CV
1 Apr 2019
A look at some of the UK's best digital skills initiatives
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Careers & training

A look at some of the UK's best digital skills initiatives

We take a look at the programmes attempting to bridge the UK's growing skills gap
30 Jan 2019
New York and Virginia win Amazon headquarters locations
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Business strategy

New York and Virginia win Amazon headquarters locations

$5 billion to be invested in the new sites, creating more than 50,000 jobs
14 Nov 2018
IoC launches £2.3m initiative to boost digital skills
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Careers & training

IoC launches £2.3m initiative to boost digital skills

Up to ten groups will benefit if they can present clear ideas to boost education and plug industry shortages
30 Aug 2018
Google brings its job search tool to the UK
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Careers & training

Google brings its job search tool to the UK

Jobseekers will be able to scan vacancy salaries and more in their search results before applying
18 Jul 2018
Dropping ICT from curriculum 'will worsen UK's skills gap'
Careers & training

Dropping ICT from curriculum 'will worsen UK's skills gap'

Phasing out ICT subject in favour of Computer Science will harm girls, poorer pupils and ethnic minorities, report warns
18 Jun 2018
IT Pro Panel: How CIOs got their first breaks in IT
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IT Pro Panel: How CIOs got their first breaks in IT

It may seem like a simple pathway from the outside, but a CIO's first taste of IT comes in many different forms
15 Jun 2018
Tech Talent Charter targets 500 signatories with £100k boost
Careers & training

Tech Talent Charter targets 500 signatories with £100k boost

New cash will help initiative reach more firms via regional events, and produce its first report
15 Jun 2018
The 10 worst excuses for male-dominated company boards
Careers & training

The 10 worst excuses for male-dominated company boards

Hampton-Alexander Review brands firms' excuses as "pitiful and patronising"
31 May 2018