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
23 Sep 2021
Andrew Bosworth to replace Mike Schroepfer as Facebook CTO
Facebook's next CTO, Andrew "Boz" Bosworth
Careers & training

Andrew Bosworth to replace Mike Schroepfer as Facebook CTO

Zuckerberg calls move "foundational" as it seeks to broaden hardware efforts and build its 'metaverse'
23 Sep 2021
UK tech job listings up 42% compared to pre-pandemic figures
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Careers & training

UK tech job listings up 42% compared to pre-pandemic figures

Data points to higher demand across the country thanks to increase of investment in the tech sector
23 Sep 2021
Australia global tech talent visa attracts 9,584 migrants
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Policy & legislation

Australia global tech talent visa attracts 9,584 migrants

The government is trying to recover from the pandemic and drive economic growth through its migration programme’s skill stream
21 Sep 2021
UK tech jobs increase for first time since pandemic
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Careers & training

UK tech jobs increase for first time since pandemic

The "war for tech talent" is expected to grow even more intense as businesses fast track digital transformations, says Accenture
21 Sep 2021
Google Cloud targets larger market share with engineering reshuffle
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Careers & training

Google Cloud targets larger market share with engineering reshuffle

Cloud infrastructure specialist Brad Calder will take on a more expansive role that includes security and data analytics
16 Sep 2021
Microsoft appoints Brad Smith as vice chair
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Microsoft appoints Brad Smith as vice chair

Smith will continue to report to CEO Satya Nadella as the tech giant's president
15 Sep 2021
Microsoft launches skills programme for 150,000 students in India
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Careers & training

Microsoft launches skills programme for 150,000 students in India

The tech giant is hoping to provide India’s youth with technology skills for employability through this virtual internship
15 Sep 2021
Lack of talent a "significant" barrier to emerging technologies
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Technology

Lack of talent a "significant" barrier to emerging technologies

Gartner report suggests IT leaders are concerned that talent shortages could hinder the adoption of future tech
13 Sep 2021
Apple fires employee who alleged workplace sexism for 'leaking confidential data'
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Careers & training

Apple fires employee who alleged workplace sexism for 'leaking confidential data'

Ashley Gjøvik claims she was prepared for such action after calling out the company's policies
10 Sep 2021
Microsoft cancels October office return as it ponders "great reshuffle"
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Microsoft cancels October office return as it ponders "great reshuffle"

CEO Satya Nadella voices concerns over the complexity of the "hybrid work paradox"
10 Sep 2021
Amazon to pay college tuition fees for 750,000 front-line employees
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Careers & training

Amazon to pay college tuition fees for 750,000 front-line employees

The company is investing $1.2 billion by 2025 in education and skills training for its workers
10 Sep 2021
Why it's the perfect time to rethink recruitment
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Business strategy

Why it's the perfect time to rethink recruitment

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10 Sep 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Why techies shouldn’t become managers
The IT Pro Podcast: Why techies shouldn’t become managers
Careers & training

The IT Pro Podcast: Why techies shouldn’t become managers

Managing people is a completely different skillset to managing technology - so why do we keep pushing people from one to the other?
10 Sep 2021
Podcast transcript: Why techies shouldn’t become managers
Podcast transcript: Why techies shouldn’t become managers
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Podcast transcript: Why techies shouldn’t become managers

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
10 Sep 2021
Gaming ban would stifle interest in STEM, warns BCS
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Policy & legislation

Gaming ban would stifle interest in STEM, warns BCS

The warning comes after China banned online gamers under 18 from playing on weekdays
9 Sep 2021
Oracle launches free cloud training
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Oracle launches free cloud training

Oracle takes training free as cloud market share languishes
8 Sep 2021
Automated hiring systems are rejecting qualified candidates
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recruitment

Automated hiring systems are rejecting qualified candidates

A new Harvard Business School report finds the software tend to hone in on candidates using very specific parameters
7 Sep 2021
What does a CISO do?
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Careers & training

What does a CISO do?

A chief information security officer deals with far more than firewalls and antivirus software
6 Sep 2021
TechUK subsidiary extends digital training initiative to tackle skills shortage
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Careers & training

TechUK subsidiary extends digital training initiative to tackle skills shortage

TechSkills' Gold certificates acknowledge intensive digital training programmes that offer "high-quality" pathways into the industry
6 Sep 2021
How to become a business analyst
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Careers & training

How to become a business analyst

What are the skills needed and what kind of salary can you expect?
3 Sep 2021
What is the ITIL certification and why do you need it?
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Business strategy

What is the ITIL certification and why do you need it?

Find out how to improve your IT infrastructure through this certification
3 Sep 2021
IT Pro News In Review: Global Talent Visa increase, Google delays office return, Windows 11 update
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Business strategy

IT Pro News In Review: Global Talent Visa increase, Google delays office return, Windows 11 update

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
3 Sep 2021