How Empiric recruitment are getting Girls into Tech

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Who is the company behind 'Next Tech Girls'? 'Next Tech Girls' is the brainchild of Recruiter Empiric, and was set up with the key objective of getting girls interested in working in the booming UK Tech sector by giving them meaningful work experience. Empiric has always been passionate about diversity and inclusion and by embracing D&I...

Becoming a Female Electrician

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Are you interested in becoming a Female Electrician? NICEIC is the UK’s leading voluntary regulatory body for the electrical contracting industry. which has been assessing the electrical competence of electricians for nearly sixty years. In 2011, they launched their initiative 'Jobs for the Girls' to attract more women into training to be electricians. Watch what...

Amelia Gould-Leading the way for Female Engineers

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Amelia Gould is Head of Engineering at BAE Systems, Combat systems and a former Officer in the Royal Navy. Today, she talks to Genderbuzz® about her life as an Engineer and how she hopes to inspire the next generation of Female Engineers with her achievements.  Amelia, describe a typical day for you as Head of...

How images shape your ideas about gender

Whether you like it or not, images shape your ideas about gender Images shape your ideas about gender; just try doing a Google image search on 'masculine' and 'feminine'. The image results are strikingly different, reflecting society’s perception of gender. We’re all influenced by a wide variety of factors: family, school, peer groups and of course...

Let’s be FRANK about the UK’s Gender Pay Gap

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If you're a working woman, like me, then you will no doubt have heard a LOT about the gender pay gap, and, like me, I'm sure you think it's unfair and just flat-out WRONG. However, when you hear conflicting voices in the media and at work, saying that the gender pay gap 'simply does not...