The Technology Matters event, hosted by Hays and Silicon Republic, explored how gender equality has moved forward in tech across the globe. To inform the discussion, we invited female leaders from non-profit organisations: Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon, Joanne Dolan and Rhea See.
For World Youth Skills Day on Friday 15th July, Hays’ Harry Gooding speaks to Matt Ballantine of Equal Experts and Simon Bozzoli of LDN Apprenticeships to discover their thoughts on how organisations can help young people fulfil their potential.
Before Series 2 of the Hays Technology podcast ‘How Did You Get That Job?’ starts in May, host Shaun Cheatham looks back at the first series and the themes of leadership and diversity that were so prevalent.
Software developers are in high demand, but only a small minority of the individuals working in this sphere are women. If organisations are to reap the benefits of a diverse workforce and identify unrecognised talent, that has to change. In this blog, recruitment specialists at Hays Technology share their insight, stories and advice on balancing the scales in software development.
The technology sector skills gap is probably more acute than it’s ever been, and the reality is that this is a result of Covid-19. Organisations are accelerating digital transformation at a rate not seen before – we’re talking about a decade’s worth of change happening over the next two years, and that’s exacerbating the existing skills gap. There are only a certain number of people today with...
With cybercrime on the rise and a global cybersecurity skills shortage, improving opportunities for neurominorities benefits businesses and individuals.
According to the Global Risk Report from the World Economic Forum, cyberattacks are perceived as the fourth biggest risk faced by businesses globally. And it seems there is merit in the concern.
Research from Deep Instinct found that malware...
Research shows low employment rate for Autistic people in US, UK and Australia. Meanwhile, some employers focus on hiring Autistic people as opposed to a fully neurodiverse workforce. Adapting interview techniques and job descriptions can make process more inclusive for neurodiverse applicants.
While it’s important to understand that neurodivergent people have different characteristics and strengths, research reveals that there is evidence of specific strengths and skills associated with neurodiverse conditions. Within the world of tech, focus, creativity and analytical talents could help leaders address a range of existing skills gaps and widen their talent pool
Diversity and innovation are intrinsically linked, with many esteemed tech leaders, such as Sabina Ewing, Chief Information Officer of Pfizer Upjohn, increasingly recognising that teams with diverse backgrounds and mindsets drive transformational growth.
But, as the world of tech continues to push the remote work agenda and adopt remote or hybrid working models, what impact will this have on...