5 Women who are striking the right balance with apprenticeships

Written on: 8 March 2019

Written by: Bethany Lowdon

It is no secret that the tech industry is male dominated, with women making up only 19% of the digital tech workforce. There is now more demand than ever to fill jobs in the world of tech, with technology constantly changing and advancing.

At Baltic we are determined to bridge the gap by providing..

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What is Impostor Syndrome and How to Overcome it

Written on: 22 May 2018

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

Have you created your success, or has it all just been a stroke of luck?

Impostor Syndrome, a term coined in the 1980’s, is a feeling of “phoniness in people who believe they are not intelligent, capable or creative despite evidence of high achievement.”

People experiencing Impostor Syndrome..

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Unconscious Bias is an Obstacle Every Female Leader Must Overcome

Written on: 8 March 2018

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

How can we fix something we can’t see in ourselves?

Unconscious bias is, by definition, something that we’re not aware of: the only way to overcome it is to either have our biases pointed out to us or become more aware. Even with awareness, everyone experiences moments where they stumble, and..

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Katy Foxford is Challenging What an Everyday Woman in Tech Looks Like

Written on: 3 January 2018

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

“Tech is more about communicating with people, than the tech itself.”

Katy emphasises the need for young women to step out of their comfort zone, and pursue a career in tech that they may not have previously considered.

“Just go for it! You may find a career that you never imagined you’d have, but..

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Do We Have a Diversity Problem in Tech? In short, yes.

Written on: 13 October 2017

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

The lack of representation of minority groups in technology has been a topic that has been at the forefront of discussion in the tech industry, even more so following the infamous Google Memo, and the recent Grace Hopper Celebration. Since then, influential figures have been calling out for more..

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The Future is Female: Round-up of Tech Initiatives for Women

Written on: 12 September 2017

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

In our last The Future is Female blog post, we discussed some of the issues surrounding gender diversity in the tech industry; if you missed it you can find it here.

It’s no secret that we need more women in tech; that’s why we’re putting the spotlight on some of the fantastic initiatives already..

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The Future is Female

Written on: 5 September 2017

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

The Future is Female was first introduced to empower women in the early 70s when it first appeared on a t-shirt for the first women’s bookstore in New York. Since then, it has had firm roots in feminism, and driving progressive change for women.

We believe women are the future of tech, and it’s..

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