Women in tech: Where next?

Getting the gender balance right in technology is so important but has the hot topic burnt out and if not what steps do businesses need to take? With International Women’s Day taking place today (March 8th), the issue of gender equality in business is sure to become everyone’s favourite topic of conversation, but where’s the

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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 questions to ask at Leeds Digital Job Fair

Asking the right questions can make a massive difference at a Job Fair and could help you secure a role, or put you well and truly out of the running. But with such a large number of people and variety of specialisms, how can you make sure you’re asking good questions? Here are five key

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How to network at Leeds Digital Job Fair

The art of networking is an important skill to learn, whether you are looking for a job or not. You never know how the people you meet and their connections may help you in the future. But when you are trying to secure a new role, networking can be the difference between getting your dream

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Career Spotlight – Tanja Lichtensteiger

Tanja Lichtensteiger is a Business system team leader at Leeds Beckett university. The Herd team have asked her to share her journey of starting out in tech to becoming a key part of the Leeds Beckett technology solutions team: Eight years old and I was staring at the cursor blinking from the monitor in front

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Top 4 things to do before Leeds Digital Job Fair

Leeds Digital Job Fair is an excellent opportunity to find the right career for you, whether you’re looking for an internship or a new management role. However, to get the most out of it, you will need to prepare. Luckily, there’s not a huge amount you need to do. These four simple steps will help

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Dos and don’ts at Leeds Digital Job Fair

Job fairs are a great way to meet potential employers as well as simply make contact with influential people in your ideal industry. However, you must bear in mind that there may be a lot of attendees present, meaning you need to make sure you stand out and make an excellent first impression. To help

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Leeds Best Graduate and training schemes

‘Northern Powerhouse’, that phrase ring any bells, conjure up any thoughts in your mind about the big and great part of the UK that is the North? No? Still doubting it’s growing success? With so many jobs to look at, how do you know which ones to apply for? Confused, well then read on to

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