« The Logitech mouse hits a billion | Main | For the fashionista, tokidoki boots »

12. 05. 2008

Women in technology are looking for more skills, says networking group

womentechfeb1.jpg

Of course we have to take with a pinch of salt any "reports" which are designed to sell tickets to specific events, but this one sounds like it might have a grain of truth to it (especially as the tickets are free). Womenintechnology.co.uk, an online job board and networking group for women in IT, claims that many women in the industry are struggling with some aspects of their jobs.

“It’s obvious at all of our events that these women are intelligent and hard working but just need help in developing certain skills to allow them to really push their careers in the right direction,” says Maggie Berry, Director of womenintechnology.co.uk.

In response to this, the site has organized something called W-Tech in association with the British Computer Society, which is apparently the first event of its kind in the UK. Workshops and seminars will cover such topics as networking, political savvy, work/life balance and CV skills and there will be a champagne reception and networking session afterwards.

It's open to any woman in the IT industry, from graduates to top level management. If that's you and you're UK-bound (or already here) in February, you might want to take a look at the event's website to find out more.

Posted by Diane    Category: culture | current affairs | on the web
Tags:
Email this | Comments (0)
Add to: Yahoo Add to: Google Add to: Digg Add to: Del.icio.us Add to: Reddit Add to: StumbleUpon Add to: Technorati


Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)


Back to Top

 





 
swf_ad2.gif


Best of Popgadget
10.21.2010

We're back!! And where we've been...

Hello! It's been a while, and I'm so happy to say, we are going to be back and better than ever. We will be changing just a little bit- bringing you more frequently updated content, in a somewhat abbreviated...
Read More
Popgadget Recent Comments
Popgadget Steals & Deals
Mom Wants Gadgets for Mother's Day
Trade-in Your Old Electronics
Popgadget Giveaway from American Express! My Life on Points
6-Foot HDMI cable at $3.19 includes shipping
Sony offers some exciting deals for Mother's Day
Unlocked iPhone! Only $599. Or $699.
Got four friends? Take a Peek at this great offer
Green Tech: Eco-fashions priced to move
31 ways to save money on technology from PCWorld
Popgadget Random Images

Where is this image from?
See more random images
On This Day
Take a little stroll down memory lane. See what Popgadget was writing about on this day in 2012 2009 2008 2007 2006 2004