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We are writing all things tech and apprenticeship related, focusing on women in tech, learning, tech apprenticeship and diversity and inclusion at work.

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Agnee Ghosh

What Is Ghosting and Why Everyone Is Ghosting Everybody Now?

Ghosting is not fun for anyone. Not in personal relationships and certainly not in the workplace or any other professional environment. Business professionals are concerned about this new trend among candidates who stop replying to their emails, don’t show up to scheduled interviews, don’t arrive on the first day of work, or even quit without proper

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Stuart Davis

What is the 2.3% Public Sector Target and Why Does It Matter?

There is a common misconception that apprenticeships are only offered by private sector businesses. However, a high proportion of organisations within the public sector provide the opportunity to earn while you learn. We’re also aware of the large number of business owners who are keen to realise the benefits of apprenticeships but who don’t know

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Stuart Davis

Why Women Make Great Developers

There is an ever-increasing demand for developers, given the competition between businesses wanting to enhance their digital presence. And there’s no shortage of people interested in development careers, given the prospect of earning up to £75,000 in senior roles. More women have been entering the sector and taking up a variety of development roles. Of

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Tech Bootcamp
Stuart Davis

Boosting Your Tech Career Prospects & Learning On Purple Beard Bootcamps

Digital Bootcamps Tech bootcamps are training programs focused on the development of professionals wanting to work in the tech sector. Relatively short and intensive, bootcamps provide the opportunity to build confidence and learn the types of skills used across a range of tech roles. Those with a strong desire to boost their tech employment prospects are

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Emerging Black Millennial and Gen Z women in Tech
Stuart Davis

Inspiring Black Millennial & Gen Z Women On The UK Tech Scene

There is still much to be done to ensure the fair representation of ethnic minorities across the UK tech scene. However, progress is being made year-on-year; with an ever-growing community of Black Millenial and Gen Z women leading the way. Feeling particularly inspired during this Black History month, we’ve put together this run-down of women

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Digital Support Technician
Stuart Davis

Your Guide To The Digital Support Technician Apprenticeship

The Digital Support Technician has responsibility for ensuring the successful deployment and use of office technologies, productivity software, and digital communications within the business context. Such professionals are employed by a wide variety of businesses across the public, private, and voluntary sectors. Everyday duties may include the installation of new computer systems, investigation of technical

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The Power of Technology
Stuart Davis

Your Guide To The IT Tech Sales Apprenticeship

The main role of the IT Technical Salesperson is to sell technical products or services for the company that they are working for. They should be able to understand and clearly explain the specific technical features and benefits in a way as to maximise customer appeal. Such personnel might also be asked for help in

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Stuart Davis

The Junior Content Producer Apprenticeship Guide

It is the role of the Junior Content Producer (otherwise known as the Creative Content Assistant) to manage content across online and offline platforms. They spend much of their time researching and creating content for increased business awareness and sales. Such content may be published on business websites, social media platforms, or print publications. Our

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Stuart Davis

Your Guide To The Data Technician Apprenticeship

It is the role of the Data Technician (also referred to as the Data Entry Keyer, Clerk Or Coder)  to gather, record, and organise digital information. A naturally inquisitive and analytical nature is required in order to excel in this challenging job. This guide to the Data Technician Apprenticeship may help provide information in order

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Stuart Davis

The Guide To The Software Testing Apprenticeship

The Software Tester (otherwise known as a Software Test Engineer or Quality Assurance Tester) is expected to perform tests to ensure that software operates as intended. It is a role involving the creation of testing plans and analysis for the achievement of user satisfaction. The results of such tests must be recorded; with details of

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Stuart Davis

The Essential Guide To The DevOps Engineering Apprenticeship

This is an essential guide  that can help organisations and individual learn more about the DevOps Apprenticeship. There has been an increase in the employment of DevOps Engineers across such sectors as hospitality, software, banking, and retail in recent years. These specialised tech workers make use of digital tools for the purposes of continuous integration

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