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Technology Jobs in Leeds: Choosing the Right Career Path for You

6406Keen to stay in Leeds? Have you considered the vibrant technology sector in and around the City? In this guest post, Mark Bradford, Marketing Executive at STEM graduates talks you through some of the key areas of the digital industry in Leeds. Whilst this post highlights technical roles, remember that these sectors will also recruit people across all areas of their businesses.

Sometimes it can be hard to remember that not all roads lead to the capital, especially when considering London’s prominence as a world-leading centre for the technology sector.

Leeds however, is home to an extremely diverse digital industry, with over 45,000 inhabitants employed within the sector and a further 7.28% growth being forecast between 2013 and 2020.

If you pair this with the city’s relatively low cost of living and vibrant cultural scene (which I’m sure you’re sampling), then Leeds presents an ideal platform for graduates looking to break into the technology industry. Continue reading

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Getting into IT and Computing

Fancy a career in the ever growing IT or Computing sector? In this blog post Senior Careers Consultant, Caroline Williams explains how to break in to the industry, IT graduate or not! 

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Imagine a world without IT?  Most of us probably can’t as it is a massive industry both for personal and businesses use – most organisations nowadays have some sort of IT presence.  Therefore there are many opportunities available within the sector – not just in the big IT companies.  It is predicted that the recruitment of graduates for this sector is due to increase by 15% from 2012 to 2013.  Continue reading

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