Welcome to Women in Cyber Academy

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We are delighted that the Women In Cyber Academy will be at our Careers Fair on the 15th & 16th March 2019 and are looking to offer support.

We know that the Women in Cyber Academy are dedicated to increasing Diversity in the Industry (mainly as we’re part of it with Womens Tech Jobs)

The Cyber Software Academy for Women is a 3-month programme designed by QA to prepare women for a career in Cyber Security.

The programme is open to women of any technical or career background and women all ages who are looking to begin or change to a career in Cyber Security. Each cohort of women will be guided through an accelerated learning pathway to help them secure a role as quickly as possible after their training.

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My 4 secrets to becoming an amazing public speaker

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One of our first workshops will be with the wonderful Lisa Forte from Red-Goat security telling us how to become amazing (and paid) speakers. Speaking at public conferences is something that we know affects our career progression, confidence and profile so we can’t wait!

Lisa has been a professional speaker for years. She gets hired to speak all around the world. She never imagined doing this professionally though- she was always the shy one in the back of the room hoping and praying nobody would ask her a question. Now she speaks to huge audiences all over the world. How did she become so confident at speaking? Lisa has 4 simple rule that will transform every presentation, pitch or interview you will ever do.

In this workshop Lisa will explain how to use her 4 rules and you will see a big difference in how you present instantly. Public speaking is an amazing skill to have and will open so many doors for your career. Come and learn how to transform the way you speak and pitch!

Welcome to Women In Cyber Academy

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Exciting new opportunity – QA with Women’s Tech Jobs and DCMS are at our www.tech3shed.org event so come along and chat about it

30 fully funded opportunities (12 week training course)

We need more women in the industry to help solve one of the country’s biggest threats, Cyber attacks – will you help us fill this gap and drive the UK tech sector forward?

We want women – of any background – who’d like a career change to join this free-to-attend 12-week programme in Bristol, preparing you for a new role in Cyber. Brought to you by Women’s Tech Jobs and leading training provider, QA, our Women In Cyber Academy is 50% funded by the Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport (DCMS). Leading industry sponsors are funding the other 50%, to shape the training and prepare you for a new career.

Whether your interest is in the training opportunity or sponsoring the Academy, visit www.womenincyber.academy to register your interest today.

Welcome to Sparkol

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We are delighted that Sparkol will be at our Careers Fair on the 15th & 16th March 2019 and are looking to recruit/support.

We know that, as being part of this careers fair, Sparkol are dedicated to ensuring they recruit from a diverse network and we are really pleased to have them on board as a Women’s Tech Hub member.

At Sparkol, their mission is to give everyone the tools to create captivating content quickly and easily, no matter their technical ability, design skills or budget. Their main software, VideoScribe, is used in over 160 countries. It enables thousands of businesses, marketers, illustrators, bloggers, sales people, video professionals and teachers to tell better stories with whiteboard style animations and videos.

Their diverse and supportive culture means their team are curious, inventive and work to become a little better every single day. They pride themselves on their 45% female, 55% male team makeup. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fun and vibrant company in the heart of Bristol, UK, that while small has a global reach. Get in touch, if this sounds like a good fit for you.

Check them out online https://www.sparkol.com/en/

Follow them on twitter @SparkolHQ

Welcome to Capgemini

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We are delighted that Capgemini will be at our Careers Fair on the 15th & 16th March 2019 and are looking to recruit/support.

We know that, as being part of this careers fair, Capgemini are dedicated to ensuring they recruit from a diverse network and we are really pleased to have them on board as a Women’s Tech Hub member. 

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of over 200,000 team members in more than 40 countries. The Group reported 2018 global revenues of EUR 13.2 billion.

Visit them at www.capgemini.com. People matter, results count.

Looking forward to seeing you all there

The Tech3Shed team

Welcome to Altran

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We are delighted that Altran will be at our Careers Fair on the 15th & 16th March 2019 and are looking to recruit/support.

We know that, as being part of this careers fair, Altran are dedicated to ensuring they recruit from a diverse network and we are really pleased to have them on board as a Women’s Tech Hub member. 

The Altran Group is a global leader in engineering and R&D services, offering clients a new way to innovate by developing the products and services of tomorrow. Now over 45,000 strong, the Group has provided its expertise to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Defence, Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Railway and Telecoms sectors for over thirty years

In the UK, they provide engineering services and bespoke project-based solutions from conception to delivery to major national and global players. Their high-calibre Technical Units, Expertise Centres and World Class Centres are involved in some of the UK’s most exciting projects demanding the very highest level of engineering excellence, including building a pioneering new automotive architecture, revolutionising the approach to rail delays and designing the latest traffic management system for UK airspace.

In the south west, Altran have offices in Bristol and Bath, which includes their Intelligent System Expertise Centre team in Bath.

Altran are currently recruiting a wide range of roles, from Apprenticeships to Principal Engineers. To view their current vacancies, please visit: www.altran.com/uk/en/careers/apply-now

Follow them on Twitter @Altran_UK  or LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/altran

Looking forward to seeing you all there

The Tech3Shed team

Welcome to Cookpad

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We are delighted that Cookpad will be at our Careers Fair on the 15th & 16th March 2019 and are looking to recruit/support.

We know that, as being part of this careers fair, Cookpad are dedicated to ensuring they recruit from a diverse network and we are really pleased to have them on board as a Women’s Tech Hub member. 

Cookpad is a tech company building a community platform that enables people to share recipe ideas and cooking tips. It’s a global platform used by around 100 million people every month across the world. Over 4 million recipes have been created by people in almost 70 countries. 

Open roles: https://cookpad.workable.com/ 

Website: https://info.cookpad.com/en
Tech blog: https://sourcediving.com
Recipes: https://cookpad.com/uk
Twitter: @cookpad_dev 

Looking forward to seeing you all there

The Tech3Shed team

Welcome to Deloitte

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We are delighted that Deloitte Digital South West Technology Hub will be at our Careers Fair on the 15th March 2019 and are looking to recruit.

We know that, as being part of this careers fair Deloitte Digital are dedicated to ensuring they recruit from a diverse network and we are really pleased to have them on board as a Women’s Tech Hub member.

Located in the heart of Bristol, the South West Technology Hub will comprise of business analysts, creative designers, software engineers and testers, that will work in agile multi-disciplinary teams to provide creative digital and technology services for clients in the South West and beyond.

Please check out their South West Technology Hub roles and other local jobs on the Deloitte Careers site

Follow them on @DeloitteCareers

Looking forward to seeing you all there

The Tech3Shed team

TEDxBristol 2019: Reflect-Rethink-Reboot

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Welcome to TEDx Bristol !! We are delighted to have TEDxBristol coming to our event – we know that it’s a great brand, we love the team behind it and know how much they support Diversity and Inclusion.

TEDxBristol is one of the largest TEDx events in the world, delivering talks to sell-out audiences, working with creative partners across the UK and reaching a global audience online. It’s an independent, largely voluntary and not-for-profit organisation dedicated to creating thought provoking, original, world-class TEDx talks and delivering inspirational, inclusive and friendly events in Bristol.

Join the TEDx team for an exclusive workshop as they gear up for this year’s event: Reflect Rethink and Reboot. In November 2019 TEDxBristol will return with a focus on not just surviving, but thriving in uncertain times. How do we unpick things that don’t work, modify our brief, steady our focus and create positive change in a world of constant flux? The team would love to hear your ideas for talks on how technology can be reimagined and rebooted to solve problems – big or small – which matter most to you and your community.