With so much news about layoffs by big tech companies like Alphabet, Meta, Twitter, Amazon, Microsoft, and Snap, it might seem like all of Silicon Valley is in the midst of an economic meltdown.
The reality is that there are still plenty of opportunities out there if you know where to look! The tech industry will always need people and now more than ever, they’re looking for new innovative ideas to implement as well.
Here are some great tips on where to look for opportunities:
-The new Space Race is well underway and for countries like the UK, this is a great opportunity to showcase: businesses; talent; skills and products & services within the fast moving UK space sector.
-Recently, we have seen the rise of regional clusters building the ecosystem outside of London and the South East. The businesses need all types of roles and people to drive them forward and fulfill growth ambitions. We are seeing increasing demand for RF engineers, Cyber Security specialists and all types of data roles.
Making sure that your CV is up-to-date and taking advantage of the courses available for free through your local council (for people based in Bradford or Yorkshire area we recommend WYCA (West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Bradford Council), as well as the resources on YouTube will give you advantages when applying for roles and at interview.