Category: Skills

SHU helps to train future tech team leaders

A new Masters Apprenticeship is preparing tech employees for team leadership roles.

Earlier this year we told you about the new Digital and Technology Solutions Specialist Masters Degree Apprenticeship launched by Sheffield Hallam University. With only 17 days spent in university over two years, the course is a good way to upskill and retain talent in your team, preparing them for leadership roles. Nearly four months in,

Building an ecosystem of tech talent

How can we tackle Sheffield’s digital skills shortage?

Sheffield is not doing enough to attract and keep hold of experienced people in the tech industries, neither are we equipping young people with the right skills to succeed in tech based roles. These were the themes that quickly emerged and continued to evolve throughout the discussion, which was chaired by Simon Cookson from Northern

How to get hired in the tech sector

In this guest post from TribePad, we get some advice for jobseekers in the digital industries.

The digital sectors are growing and with new developments in technology each year, these industries are on the lookout for new talent. But how can you meet the requirements of employers and secure your perfect role in Sheffield’s tech sectors? Here’s some guidance we have put together based on our work in the recruitment and

Sally Bogg talks diversity in tech

Our AGM guest speaker shares her experiences and recommendations of increasing diversity in the tech sector

How diverse is the tech sector? It came as no surprise to hear from Sally that women are underrepresented in the sector. Despite making up 50% of the national workforce, women only hold 20% of the UK’s tech roles. Only 18% of Computer Science graduates are female and just 15% of tech startups are owned