Rising workloads weigh heavily on tech workers – as mental health concerns jump 75% during pandemic

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Over half of all tech workers report that workloads are up during Covid-19 75% more tech workers are presently concerned about the state of their mental health compared to before the pandemic Companies rise to the mental health challenge – with more support offered The tech roles most likely to receive pay rises – Development Management/Team Leadership, Architecture and Software …

WMCA funds apprenticeship training to help Birmingham tech company hire new staff

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Local people are benefiting from new jobs and free apprenticeship training at a Birmingham technology company, thanks to a scheme set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA). The Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Fund, which was set up by the WMCA, covers the costs of training apprentices at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through larger organisations donating their unspent levy. …

IT shows Coronavirus resilience despite paused projects

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Coronavirus is triggering a seismic shift in business technology requirements with almost a third of technology professionals pausing planned software implementations and hardware refreshes in the months since March 2020. Respondents to a recent survey from Microsoft specialist Crimson have reported project pauses occurring based on priority, level of risk and the ability to facilitate upgrades remotely. The signs point …