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December 12, 2018  3:09 PM

Why learning Stem skills from a young age is so important

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
Creativity, IT education, IT jobs, IT training, Stem

In this contributed post, MJ Chun, director of product, Anki, explains why children need to be exposed to science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) from a young age. Coding was added to the UK curriculum in 2014 but we recently undertook some research which...

April 3, 2018  8:18 AM

Tech talent soars as specialisms thrive in digital age

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
Digital skills, IT education, IT jobs, IT recruitment, IT skills, IT training, Skills, Soft skills

In this guest blog post Andrew Gardner, senior divisional director at Reed Technology, discusses what technology talent the UK will need in a digital age.  Although we’re only a few months into 2018, the growth of the tech sector shows no signs of slowing down. The...


January 24, 2017  11:55 AM

GUEST BLOG: Addressing the skills shortage from the inside out

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
IT jobs, IT recruitment, IT skills, IT training, Job Satisfaction, Oracle, Retention, Skills, Training

In this guest blog Ronnie Toerien, HCM strategy leader, Oracle Africa explains why giving all employees access to relevant training is the solution to the tech skills shortage. The past ten years have seen a seismic shift in the workplace. Widespread automation and an...


November 8, 2012  6:08 PM

Career Clinic: Dealing with “difficult” questions at interviews

kbateman Profile: kbateman
Employment, Interview, Job Description, Project management, Weakness

This is a guest blog post from Jeremy I'Anson, professional career coach and the author of You're Hired! Total Job Search 2013


October 2, 2012  4:21 PM

Careers Clinic: Writing a profile in your CV

kbateman Profile: kbateman
Anson, Employment, Jeremy, Job Description, Recruiter

This is a guest blog post from Jeremy I'Anson, professional career coach and the author of You're Hired!


February 1, 2012  4:14 PM

Video: HP on the IT services people business

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Career Development, ITworks, Skills

In this video recorded at a Microsoft roundtable, Marc Waters, director of strategy and communicatuons for HP in the UK and Ireland takes about the the people business. He says 50% of HP's business is IT services, which means people are important. "They are the inventory and the R&D of the...


January 18, 2012  8:29 AM

Video: Why work placements work

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
ITworks, jobs, Skills, undergraduate, university

In this video blog post Peter Goring, a student at Kingston University, talks about the need for university students to have some form of "guaranteed work placement." He says, "Many student do not...


November 1, 2011  7:49 AM

The Foundation of Success

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
IT skills, ITworks, Training

Jenny Taylor, IBM UK Graduate, apprenticeship and student manager, gives some insight into the qualities she looks for in new graduates.

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November 1, 2011  7:38 AM

The trends that are shaping the industry

jwilliams2 Profile: jwilliams2
IT skills, ITworks, Training

In this guest blog pos  Matthew Poyiadgi, European VP, CompTIA, looks at the need for IT professionals to keep ahead of the curve by learning new skills.


One of the problems of training is keeping courses relevant in such a rapidly...


September 1, 2011  3:13 PM

IT Works: What the people in IT say

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Career Development, ITworks, Training, Work

Today's post is from Matthew Poyiadgi, European VP of CompTIA. Poyiadgi highlights two young people who have chosen careers in IT, speaking to them about what makes IT great.


I recently caught up with some people who got into IT through CompTIA certifications. Their...


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