Is there going to be a philosophy skills gap in tech?

We know all about the digital skills crisis. It seems like every week there is a new kind of skills shortage in tech that we are only just discovering. This week, it’s philosophy. AI is the future, or so we are told. Artificial intelligence is going to be the answer to all of humankind’s problems.

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Leeds makes cut for Channel 4 HQ

This week it was announced that Channel 4 had whittled the list of cities where they would set up their new second headquarters outside of London. Earlier this week, Channel 4 announced that they had decided that their new HQ will be in either, Birmingham, Leeds or Manchester. The move would bring at least 300

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Leeds tech moves from strength to strength

The Tech Nation 2018 report has found that Leeds tech firms achieved more than £1 billion turnover in the last 12 months, as the sector continues to grow. One of the big strengths of Leeds as a city is its brilliant tech scene. It’s responsible for many jobs, as well as the development of skills

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Could Leeds become the new home of Channel 4?

Leeds has been shortlisted to become the new host of Channel 4 HQ, and there are some compelling reasons for the city to be selected. But what would this mean for Leeds? Channel 4 has announced that it is moving nearly half of its staff out of London, creating a new national headquarters as well

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Could switching jobs make you happier?

Research shows that the industry you work in can have a massive impact on your happiness levels so should you make the move and consider switching jobs? How happy we are at work can have a massive impact on our general health and wellbeing but too many people get stuck in a rut and stay

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Businesses you NEED to see at Leeds Digital Job Fair

We always have amazing tech companies exhibiting at Leeds Digital Job Fair. This year is no exception. For LDSJobFair 4.0 we have a TON of new exhibitors that we can welcome to the Herd family. With your attention being pulled in all directions on the day, we wanted to give you a quick introduction to

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What you need to know about recruitment in 2018

The way people find candidates to fill their jobs is changing but what do you need to know about recruitment in 2018? If you’re looking for a job, understanding the way the recruitment world works is a key element of securing the right role for you. Whether you’re wanting to land your first position in

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5 Things you didn’t know about job fairs

You may think you know everything about job fairs, but did you believe these five common misconceptions? Job fairs have changed over the past few years, but many misconceptions remain. You may think you know what to expect, but do you? Here are five things you didn’t know about job fairs: They’re engaging People often

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Transferable Skills That Will Get You Into Tech

Working in tech doesn’t have to mean starting at a young age, there’s a variety of ways to land a job in the industry and plenty of degrees/backgrounds that can be relevant. Tech is a varied and dynamic industry, which works to celebrate its diversity. Often people assume it’s full of coders and data analysts

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