Category: Skills news

Guest blog: Getting the right people in the right roles

Benchmark Recruit tells us about a recent collaboration with the Developer Academy.

Benchmark Recruit works extensively with digital businesses in Sheffield to attract and retain the best talent within Sheffield City Region. The business has joined forces with The Developer Academy to coach and train jobseekers to help them enter the digital industries. In this guest blog from Ellie Langley, Benchmark’s Office & Marketing Manager, we hear

How can the region’s manufacturers keep up with new technologies?

Culture and skills are the biggest barriers to technology adoption, according to manufacturing and digital experts.

DMM is the AMRC’s campaign to connect our digital community to manufacturing businesses. The ‘Breakfast & Bytes’ session at Kollider in Sheffield, in partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs, focussed on how to upskill workforces and explained the funding available for the adoption of Industry 4.0, with presentations from software developer Razor, large-scale engineering company Tinsley

A great time to be in tech

David Richards on the new WANdisco Academy at Sheffield College and rolling out his foundation's data science syllabus.

It is a great time to be in tech. Demand for data scientists and data engineers has more than tripled over the last five years according to the Royal Society. This is creating thousands of new jobs that a decade ago simply would not have existed. Some incredible career opportunities await those with the right

Fund your most talented innovators

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced a new round of Future Leaders Fellowships, an opportunity to develop your researchers and innovators.

Future Leaders Fellowships are designed to help the next generation of tech entrepreneurs, business leaders, innovators and researchers get the support they need to develop their careers. A Fellowship could help your business to: attract or retain an individual with outstanding leadership potential to lead a challenging innovation or research project access funding to cover