London Technology Week took place a few months ago and I went along to some of the events to take the temperature of the recruitment market for graduates interested in the digital sector. First up to talk on recruitment trends was John Ridpath, Head of Product at Decoded. John’s talk was particularly interesting as it … More Death of the CV?
Take a look at this recent article in the Guardian about women working in Stem and the effects of Tim Hunt’s recent comments. I like the nice, positive aspect to it. “…anyone considering a career in technology or science should be encouraged by the uproar that followed Tim Hunt’s comments that made one thing clear – … More Women in Science, Tech, Engineering and Maths
There has been a wave of concern recently regarding the way in which women and girls are highly under-represented in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) careers. The lack of women within this sector has been the basis of contentious argument and many initiatives have been set up on the back of this. Nevertheless, it … More Diversity in STEM Careers
Science and technology is constantly developing, moving towards a world that would never have been taken seriously a few decades ago. With the rapid evolution of science and unprecedented technological changes, there also comes a wealth of new careers – great news all around! A report by Fast Future looks into some of the careers … More The Future of Science and Technology
There is a popular misconception held about studying science and what potential careers you can go in to. Conducting experiments, clinical research, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals are all well-known areas that a degree in science can lead to. But there is more to science than this…fashion! Have you ever thought about the major role that science … More Science is more fashionable than you think!
‘My name is Ruby Javid, and I graduated from Computer Science at Queen Mary in 2012. Last year I joined RecWorks as a Research Assistant, because although I studied Computer Science I didn’t want to be a software developer, yet still wanted to work in Tech/IT. The reason I didn’t want to be a software … More What I did with my Computer Science degree
Many students are interested in this kind of role, but would like to know more about the skills required, how competitive the job market and what kind of roles these organisations offer. We asked students which company we should talk to, and Psi-Star, the Queen Mary Physics Student Society, replied “IBM”. By a stroke of … More Working for a big tech company