Category: Skills

Tech, Set, Go! project to attract a more diverse range of people into digital

This experimental programme aims to address local digital skills shortages by engaging a greater variety of people in training to help prepare them for roles in the tech sector.

The tech skills shortage is not going away anytime soon and neither is the fact that the sector needs to be much more diverse. So it is great to hear that a new approach is about to be tested in Sheffield and across South Yorkshire, with the goal of opening up opportunities to local people

Employers invited on board new Masters level software apprenticeship

Sheffield Hallam University is offering employers a valuable opportunity to attract and retain talent with its latest software engineering apprenticeship.

What is the qualification & who is it for? The Level 7 Digital and Technology Solutions Specialist (Software Engineering) Apprenticeship is open to people who are working in software engineering – for example, as a developer or tester. Applicants must have a 2:2 degree or above; however this can be in any subject, it doesn’t

Top tips on attracting mid-level tech talent

Amelie de Candolle from Benchmark shares some ideas on what businesses can do to tackle the challenge of filling mid-level roles.

This is a guest post by Amelie de Candolle, the digital and creative sector specialist at Sheffield recruitment agency Benchmark. Benchmark are one of Sheffield Digital’s Associate Sponsors. Facing up to the challenge The tech sector has become one of the fastest growing in recent times and I am regularly asked, “How do we attract

Introducing The Developer Academy

Ben Atha from MilkLab Media is creating a new kind of educational experience for training web developers.

What is The Developer Academy? The Developer Academy is founded by Ben Atha, Director of Milklab Media. The programme combines face-to-face, instructor-led group sessions with online modules. Group sessions are held on evenings and weekends and online modules can be completed at a time and pace that suits each student. The training is designed for