Access to Tech Jobs: How can we improve local access to the tech jobs market
During Digital Shoreditch, Ways Into Work and Create Jobs welcome employers, job brokers, teachers and all other concerned stakeholders to discuss how residents of Hackney can access tech jobs, now and in the future.
Join our panel of expert speakers to hear their views on what skills are needed, where they can be gained, what employers are doing to bring new talent into the industry and what all stakeholders can do to improve access for jobseekers of all ages and backgrounds. The chair will welcome input and questions from the audience.
Chair: Ty Goddard, Founder, Education Foundation
Sinead Macmanus, Founder, Fluency.io
Anthony Impey, CEO, Optimity/ Tech Up Nation
Sarah Drinkwater, Head of Campus London, Google
Joshua Uwadiae, Microsoft Apprenticeship Ambassador and Founder of Superlative Youth
Andrew Munk, Programme Manager, Ways Into Work
17:15 Panel discussion – Access to Tech Jobs
18:30 Complimentary drinks and networking
What is the Opportunity Hub?
The Opportunity Hub is Hackney Council’s new space in Hoxton where members of the Ways Into Work team are based and can facilitate interactions between local businesses particularly companies in the creative and tech industry and people looking for work.
The Opportunity Hub is an official venue during Digital Shoreditch festival and will be open for people to drop by and visit the Ways Into Work advisors who are based there. We are also inviting companies to consider any live vacancies they have that could be brokered through Ways Into Work and share them during the festival.
This event is a partnership between Ways Into Work and Create Jobs.
Book your place HERE