The Changing Face of Construction

Building a diverse and inclusive sector to support the transition to net-zero carbon The construction sector is gearing up for major change with a particular focus on reducing carbon emissions in order to achieve net-zero carbon targets by…

World Book Day – Equate Recommends…

Today is World Book Day and to celebrate we thought we would share with you a few of Equate's favourite books. At Equate we want to see more women studying, working and leading in STEM, but to do this, we must be recognise the contributions…

Is AI in recruitment good for diversity?

As recruiters start to rely more and more on automated technologies to select and hire candidates, Equate Scotland wants employers to be aware of the impact artificial intelligence could be having on the diversity of the candidates selected. Recruiting…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…