The IT Professionalism Europe Conference, the first conference of its kind, will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on the 16th June 2016. Be part of it!
New research shows that technology companies must relate to girls better if they want to increase the number of women choosing a career in the sector. The girls who took part in the survey offered five ways companies can do that.
How do you measure digital skills? How do you know whether a candidate for a job has the skills and competences that they will need to do the work? Letting people self-assess their skills can seem like a simple solution, but it brings a big risk that they will misjudge their abilities.
Whilst the oldest pupils attending public schools in Hungary are actually younger than Google, the vast majority of them use computers only in IT classes, however even they there do not have access to other modern digital devices. As a consequence, only few lucky pupils have a chance to acquire those digital skills in the public education that will be required in the job market.
The eSkills project is pleased to support and mark the IT Professionals Day on Monday, April 25, alongside with one of our partners, the Irish Computer Society (ICS).
In today's world, anyone can use their digital skills to make products better for people of all abilities, allowing them to do things that were once difficult or impossible for them. Chris Schlechty, a SharePoint developer at Microsoft, is a good example of this.
The eSkills for Jobs 2016 European Competitions is coming up, after a very successful campaign in 2015.