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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
UK government initiative will help women return to the STEM workforce
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Careers & training

UK government initiative will help women return to the STEM workforce

The majority of women surveyed described the process of returning to the industry as “difficult” or “very difficult”
8 Mar 2022
Why now is the perfect time to start a side hustle
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Careers & training

Why now is the perfect time to start a side hustle

The pandemic has pushed many to re-evaluate their working lives, swelling a sector that's now worth £72 billion for the UK economy
1 Mar 2022
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
25 Jan 2022
UK businesses urged to join four-day working week trial
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Business operations

UK businesses urged to join four-day working week trial

Participating employees will receive 100% of their usual pay for only four days at work
17 Jan 2022
AI Standards Hub will help UK businesses improve AI governance
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artificial intelligence (AI)

AI Standards Hub will help UK businesses improve AI governance

The launch of the initiative, led by the Alan Turing Institute, comes as 1.3 million UK businesses are expected to use AI by 2040
12 Jan 2022
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
One in four female Computing A-level students awarded A*
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Careers & training

One in four female Computing A-level students awarded A*

The subject saw an 11% growth in popularity this year across all genders
10 Aug 2021
IT Pro Panel: Why IT leaders need soft skills
IT Pro Panel: Why IT leaders need soft skills
professional development

IT Pro Panel: Why IT leaders need soft skills

Technical skills are all well and good, but human-centric skills are the real differentiators
26 Jul 2021
One third of cyber security pros report experiencing workplace harassment
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Careers & training

One third of cyber security pros report experiencing workplace harassment

Respect in Security has called on companies to make it easier and safer for employees to report harassment
22 Jul 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
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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