Leeds. European Capital of Culture 2023?

This month Leeds will be submitting its bid to become European Capital of Culture in 2020. What on earth is ‘Cultural Capital’ and what will it even do for our city? For those of you wondering, the European Capital of Culture award has been running since 1985 and allows countries to make a bid for the

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3 of the most exciting Leeds tech companies to work for

Tech is one of the fastest changing industries in the world, making it an exciting one to work in and these Leeds tech companies is a fantastic place to start looking for a job. Whether you’ve been coding since before you can remember or you’ve accidentally fallen into it, the tech industry is a fantastic

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5 Ways to Learn How to Code

Learning to code can be a real challenge, but it is one that can provide you with a lot of tangible career benefits. The tech industry is constantly growing and changing, and is therefore in need of talented programmers who can rise to the new challenges the future holds. Even jobs not directly associated with

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IT Jobs that don’t require a degree

Getting a degree isn’t everything, in fact, plenty of employers are looking for candidates they can train themselves rather than those with higher education. Good IT jobs don’t always mean having to go to university. It’s a common misconception that you need a degree to get a job in IT and many other industries. From

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How are the gov planning on filling the skills gap?

A growing skills gap is leaving many employers with a shortage of talent, but what will the government do to help solve this predicament for businesses? Businesses all over the UK are being plagued by a shortfall in skills among their employees. This is the result of their most experienced professionals leaving the company and

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Sky Betting and Gaming commit to digital jobs in Leeds

Sky Betting and Gaming has positioned Leeds as its future of digital, offering plenty of jobs in the region for graduates and experienced professionals. Sky Betting and Gaming has chosen Leeds as its hotspot for the future, posing a number of opportunities to find a job in tech. Whether you’re a graduate looking for your

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Careers Spotlight – James Sheasby Thomas, Test Analyst

Job title: Test Analyst at Inviqa What do you at Inviqa? I work across multiple project teams that are building content management systems, e-commerce sites and custom web apps. As Test Analyst, I test new features and fixes as they are developed and deployed, and collaborate with my colleagues and our clients to clarify requirements, assess

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Four Tech Jobs that don’t need a degree

It’s easy to feel like you need to go to university in order to get a job in the world of tech. However, this is not necessarily the case for many tech jobs. The idea of entering the world of digital technology can be intimidating, especially if you do not have a degree. You might

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What can you expect from an agency interview?

Any interview is challenging if you’re not prepared, but those with agencies carry their own particular set of obstacles. These will need to be overcome if you want to make it to the next stage of the recruitment process and even land the job. Agencies are incredibly common in all major cities so if you’re

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