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Women in Tech
September 12, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
The digital technology sector is growing at twice the rate of any other sector in the UK, with plenty of investment and job opportunities pouring in year after year. While only 17% of UK tech talent is female, it is estimated that if women filled the current IT skills shortages, the UK economy would profit from an additional £2.6bn annually.
In this intimate networking breakfast event for 30 management-level in-house recruitment and HR professionals, we will address the lack of gender diversity in tech. Our specialist speakers will explore a plethora of ways to attract more women to the tech space, while also nurturing and progressing the careers of those already in the profession.
We will also take part in intimate roundtable discussions with like-minded peers, sharing challenges and tips on encouraging more women to join the UK’s most dynamic sector.
What’s being discussed:
- Identifying, encouraging & supporting women in tech
- Improving Retention
- Evaluating current processes to boost applications and hiring
- Candidate attraction/ Employee Benefits/ Building a talent pool/ Efficient onboarding
- What female tech professionals are looking for in a job
- The latest research – Diversity and Inclusion, Skills in Demand
- … and much more
Sarah Kaiser, Employee Experience and Diversion & Inclusion Lead EMEIA
Heidi Pitt, Talent Director
Alexa Carter, Senior Account Manager
Who will be attending?
This speaker & networking breakfast event is exclusively for 30 In-house recruitment/HR professionals from a variety of companies including; 11:FS, Acquia, Altus Group, AND Digital, Arm, B&CE, Bank of England, Black Swan Data, BounceX, Browns Fashion, Buildit @ Wipro Digital, CA Technologies, Capgemini, Climax Studios, Cloud Direct, Colt, Come On London, Condeco Software, DAI, Dell Technologies, Deutsche Bank, Dunelm, EBRD, Egress, Equinix, esure, F5 Networks, First Data, First Utility, Freeformers, Fujitsu, Honey Clarke Consulting, Hudl, Inviqa, Ivanti, John Lewis Partnership, Kantar Group, Maersk, NaturalMotion, Nexmo, O2, Octopus Labs, ODEON Cinemas Group, Pegasystems, Property Basecamp, Salmon, Schlumberger, Scott Logic, Slalom, Sparks, TFL, The Business of Fashion, UKTV, Unity Technologies, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Virgin Media, Virtual1, Vonage, Worth Internet Systems, yu life… to name but a few!
08:30 – Registration with complimentary hot breakfast rolls, pastries, tea, coffee & juice
09:00 – Opening announcements
09:10 – 1st & 2nd Special guest speaker presentation
09:50 – 1st interactive roundtable discussion session
10:30 – Coffee break
10:45 – 3rd special guest speaker presentation
11.25 – 2nd interactive roundtable discussion session
12:00 – Event close
This In-house Recruitment Breakfast Series is brought to you by the In-house Recruitment Network, an exclusive community for In-house Recruiters & HR professionals from every industry sector. As an in-house recruiter or HR professional, you are welcome to join the community for free. For more information please call the team on 0203 196 8100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Women in Tech is a site dedicated to women already in or looking to start their career in the IT and tech sector. The site is rich with career advice, latest tech news and events, employer profiles, case studies and a job search. WomeninTech has witnessed the huge demand for females in the tech sector as just 17% of those working in technology in the UK are female. The aim of WomeninTech is to highlight the benefits of working in tech for women and encourage women to join the sector. Women In Tech have launched their Employer awards for 2018 which will give recognition to those employers who are actively working on closing the gender gap in tech. WomeninTech is part of the Technojobs network.
*Please note, this event is strictly for In-house Recruiters and HR Professionals only
*We are sorry but recruitment agencies or job boards (other than partners) are not able to attend this event.