Tag Archives: Career Change

Introducing the Sheffield Digital Mentoring Scheme

Our new scheme will help Individual Members to develop and achieve their career goals.

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Sheffield Digital Mentoring Scheme! This is something that our community manager, Sophie, has been working on for several months after our members told us how useful a mentoring scheme would be. Sophie has collaborated with the team at Sheffield Women in Tech (ShfWiT), who were also

Introducing our new campaign to open up the tech sector

Uncovering the exciting opportunities in Sheffield’s digital tech industries.

About the campaign Even in the midst of a global pandemic, our Jobs Board has stayed busy. Week after week, we are posting amazing opportunities to join the region’s most innovative and exciting companies. This is all great news, so why the campaign? The jobs exist, but we are not connecting the dots to help

Career change: becoming freelance in the tech sector

Making the move to self-employment is a big step, so what do you need to know?

“When you become a freelancer, you’re not just taking on one role, you become the project manager, the accountant, the CEO, the client manager… freelancing is running a business.” We took this quote from a very handy and recent blog post published by Creative Boom. We love it and have included it here because it’s

Career Change: sideways moves and squiggly careers in the tech sector

Shared experiences and advice from people who have made one or more moves to different roles in the tech sector.

What are sideways or squiggly career moves? First things first, let’s bust some jargon. A sideways (or lateral) career move is generally considered to be “similar in responsibility and pay to the one you already have” (according to Indeed), and this can include moves within your existing company, or to a different place. The term