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Why career changers are just as important as the next generation by Sarah Foxley

We start the year with an article by Sarah Foxley, an ex-heritage professional who is now in her 2nd year with The Open University studying Computing and IT. She provides some real insights to how we can make a difference by investing in adult education for career changes as well as the younger...

Company Connecting: Making a Difference

Information Technology and everything associated with IT covers a huge range of disciplines and sectors. Every company makes use of technology in some way. It is interesting to hear other peoples views of companies and people that work in the tech sector. Technology is not just about geeks...

Meet the Italians: Mario Fucilli Digital Marketing student

This is the second of our features on Italian companies and people. Mario Fucilli is a 3rd year International Business Management student at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland. He has been working as a placement student at Company Connecting, helping with marketing and social media...

Meet the Italians: Cristian Ranallo of siHealth

 “In a Nutshell” series where we ask entrepreneurs and business people a series of questions to get an idea of what makes them tick.

Our focus this week is on 'The Italians' - we have set up an Italian page to help connect Scottish and Italian companies. We feature Cristian Ranallo, the...

Matthew Mackay: Marketing Intern at Nalytics

“Enjoy the years that don’t count, so that you’re prepared to work hard during the ones that do.”

What a great piece of advice from Matthew Mackay, a marketing intern at Nalytics in Glasgow.

Matthew Mackay is the latest subject of our student and graduate series. He graduated from...

Glasgow IT Companies: The Company Connecting 4000 infographic series

This week our infographic summarises the skills, sectors, size etc. of IT companies registered or with a base in Glasgow. Last week we took a look at all the 4,000 IT companies – which sets a benchmark to compare the Glasgow data against.

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Matthew Dickinson: Life as an Apprentice in Technology and Telecoms

We interviewed Matthew Dickinson, a young chap who left school in 2015 with no qualifications. He is now an apprentice with The Apprentice Store based in Inverness. Via the Shirlie project, he had three placements, and his placement within the NHS IT department convinced him that IT was where...

In a Nutshell: Robin Prior MD of Abergower, specialists in 3D Printing & Document Scanning

We are bringing back our “In a Nutshell” series where we ask entrepreneurs and business people a series of questions to get an idea of what makes them tick.

This week the spotlight is on Robin Prior who started out as a trainee salesman for Tandy TRS80 series. Today he is Managing...

Are you a student, apprentice, intern or recent graduate?

The ability to use and work with technology is becoming more and more important. It’s important to attract young people into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and also provide flexibility within education to encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to think about...

What do you want to know about IT Companies?

We are working on a new set of infographics based on the information we have researched on 4,000 IT companies on our database. Previously we have published information mainly related to Scotland. We would like your input on the information you would like to see about IT companies and skills.