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5 minutes with... A Software Developer

My name is Chloe and I joined Scott Logic, a software development company based in Edinburgh,  through its Graduate Programme. I benefitted from a fantastic induction programme, support from a mentor, and the opportunity to work on challenging…
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Five minutes with... Jenny Holmes, Head of FDM's Returner Programme

  Last month, FDM hosted our second Equate MeetUp. An opportunity for women in STEM to come together to build a network, find new opportunities and meet likeminded people. The topic of the evening was 'returning to work following…
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5 Minutes With... Melinda Matthews Clarkson, CEO, CodeClan

The time is now for a career in tech. In Scotland the average salary for a Software Engineer is £46,209 and every year there are over 11,000 vacancies in the digital tech sector. This will only continue grow. Yet, women make up only 23% of…
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New Year, New Job, New You

Happy New Year from all of us at the Equate Careerhub. We have an ambitious New Year's resolution for 2019. We want to help women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) find a job or opportunity where they can grow, learn and…
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More of us than ever are working flexibly and you can too.

More of us than ever are working flexibly, at times and in locations that fit around our lives – and the trend is set to continue. A study by Lancaster University, predicts that flexible working will be the main way of working for 70% of…
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Returnships - what are they and is it for you?

Returnships are on the rise and are helping hundreds of women across the UK get back into work after starting a family. According to the Women Returners Network there are 44 Returnship schemes being run in 2018. And research conducted by PwC…
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5 minutes with... Stephen Ingledew, Chief Executive, FinTech Scotland

  Over the next 10 years Scotland wants to be one of the top 5 global FinTech centres in the world. This is being led by Stephen Ingledew, Chief Executive of FinTech Scotland along with other key partners in the financial services industry…
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Welcome to the Equate Careerhub!

Welcome to the Equate Careerhub! The Careerhub is Scotland’s first job board designed for women working and studying STEM. Currently, it is estimated that only around 25% of the STEM sector are women and 73% of female STEM graduates…
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How FanDuel are working to achieve lasting cultural change

Small consistent changes help achieve lasting cultural change.   Here at FanDuel Group we are dedicated to increasing the amount of women in our organization. Although we are still a long way from closing the gap in our male…
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Why Edinburgh Napier are using the Careerhub

Kirsty Mckay from the Edinburgh Napier University recruitment team tells us why they have chosen to use the Careerhub... 'It’s a really exciting time for us at Edinburgh Napier University, as our colleagues in Equate launch their new…