Tag Archives: skills

Institute of Technology bid asks: What are your skills gaps?

Share your views about how new education provision in the region could support your business’s future growth.

A group of education providers in the Sheffield City Region is currently bidding for funding to establish an Institute of Technology (IoT). Introduced by the government in 2019, IoTs are employer-led and offer higher level technical education to help close skills gaps in key STEM areas. WANdisco is the core employer partner for the digital

Introducing the Sheffield Digital Mentoring Scheme

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

Why mentoring? After consulting with our Individual Members about what they wanted from their membership, we could see there was demand to create a scheme where people could develop themselves and work towards a career goal. And what better way to do that than tapping into the wealth of knowledge and experience that exists among

Games Ed 21 is coming

An event for games studios, educators and recruiters will tackle the challenges of training and hiring talent into the games industry.

The Summit is organised by the BGI and is just one of the events happening during Games Careers Week, designed to inspire people from all backgrounds to discover careers in one of the UK’s fastest-growing creative sectors. As the tech sector and UK games industry adjust to new immigration rules (explained in this post), which

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