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November 5, 2015  4:36 PM

Women are breaking the glass firewall in IT – but they need the men in IT to do more

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Careers, Education, jobs, mentors, recruitment, Skills

One of the most pleasing aspects of this year's UKtech50 - Computer Weekly's annual list of the 50 most influential people in UK IT - is that over one-third of the nominees...

July 9, 2015  12:11 PM

IT employers must finally commit to tackling diversity in UK tech

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Careers, jobs, recruitment, Skills

Computer Weekly's annual event to announce our list of the 50 most influential women in UK IT has become our most popular event of the year. We're delighted with the way...


July 5, 2013  12:10 PM

There is only one solution to the issue of ‘women in IT’ – it’s men in IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Careers, CIO, IT leadership, it management, IT skills, recruitment

This time last year, after Computer Weekly announced the first of our now-annual list of the 25 most influential women in IT, I wrote in this blog about...


April 8, 2011  4:41 PM

Worry less about offshoring and more about investing in people

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Careers, immigration, Leadership, Management, offshore, Outsourcing, Skills

There are few topics that stir debate among IT professionals as much as offshore outsourcing. Readers of the Inside Outsourcing blog at Computerweekly.com engage in often heated exchanges on their concerns about offshoring being a threat to their jobs and livelihoods. There was anticipation...


March 24, 2011  10:57 AM

How to make sure this was a Budget for business IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, budget, Careers, CIO, government, Leadership, recruitment, Skills, SME, Start up

Chancellor George Osborne labelled the latest contents of his tattered red briefcase as a Budget for business, and if that proves to be the case then it would be a good one for the IT sector and IT professionals.

It's going to be a big "if" though.

On paper,


March 23, 2011  11:06 AM

Thank you, ladies

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Careers, Diversity, Leadership, recruitment, Skills

Any mention of "women in IT" is often received by certain sections of the male IT profession with a sigh, a shake of the head, and a cynical "not again..." Perhaps it's the same in any male-dominated industry, but I find it hugely disappointing whenever I come across such a dinosaur attitude...


March 11, 2011  2:55 PM

Who wants to employ IT professionals any more?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Careers, Government IT, jobs, Skills

IT professionals could be forgiven for being somewhat unsure about who they are likely to be working for in future.

Take this selection of quotes from the past week alone:

"There has been a general reduction in [public sector] IT staff, but some areas will need to be beefed up,"...


January 18, 2011  3:46 PM

IT employment stats show scale of the problem of engaging young people to work in IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Careers, Education, Employment, recruitment, school, Skills, Teaching, university

The latest statistics on UK IT employment confirms what I had suspected - and blogged about late last year - about young people's prospects as IT professionals.

According to...


November 24, 2010  3:23 PM

Immigration cap policy does no favours for UK IT professionals

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Careers, government, immigration, jobs, offshore, Outsourcing, recruitment, Skills

So after all the controversy and fuss and expectation created by the Tory promise of an immigration cap, now the government has announced the plan it is back to...


November 19, 2010  2:49 PM

90,000 opportunities to improve UK IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Careers, government, jobs, recruitment, salary

We are constantly being told that the private sector will rescue the economy and create jobs - well now we have proof that the IT sector is doing its bit.

Our...

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