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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.

In part 2 of our Career Change series, we are looking at career moves within the sector. We hope this will be useful to those of you who are considering switching things up in your professional life, but have no desire to leave the tech and digital industries (you’re only human, after all). Maybe you’re

Career change: moving into the digital industries

In a new series of posts, we are sharing information and insight to help people who are considering a career change.

From an NHS Sonographer who wants to teach themselves to code, to a trainee architect who is considering a move to UX design – we’ve recently heard from several people asking our community for advice as they make their way into the tech industries. For this post, we’ve gathered information and insight from a range

SHU launches short placement scheme to strengthen talent pipeline

Sheffield Hallam University is inviting employers to take first year computing students on a one week placement to give them early exposure to the world of work.

SHU is extending its employability offer to first year students, adding to its successful history of internships and year-in-industry placements. The week long placements are designed to show Computing students the inner workings of Sheffield’s tech businesses, helping them to contextualise their learning and develop the skills that employers need. This could really strengthen the

Company profile: Quidco

We caught up with cashback company, Quidco, a new member to the Sheffield Digital community.

Quidco is an online cashback provider. With only one main competitor in the UK, it markets itself as the first and the UK’s number one cashback site. Working with trusted brands and providing a superior customer experience is what the team feels differentiates Quidco from its competition. Sarah explains, “It’s the look and feel of