Women ReBOOT

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How does Women ReBOOT work?

Women ReBOOT is a 6 month process. In the first few months participants receive:

  • Career Transition workshops
  • Individual coaching and mentoring
  • An online learning platform to develop up-to-date tech skills
  • A technology sector update to familiarise you with todays tech world
  • Meetings with professionals and companies across the sector
  • A support network of women who are returning, or have already returned to the sector
  • An opportunity to interview with tech companies for paid workplacements in a range of roles.

Attendance is for 1-2 days a month at workshops. You will also meet an executive coach once a month.

In your own time you will do online training in areas of your choice, and carry out a number of assignments individually or with a group. You will work on your personal action plan, biography, cv and hone your interview skills. You will identify your strengths and learn how to communicate these effectively to an employer.

You will also meet a range of companies, visit company sites, develop a new professional network and be matched with roles and companies for work experience.

This is followed by a placement of 8-12 weeks in a technology company. During this period, participants receive in-company mentoring, training and work experience. This allows participants to 

  • Update skills
  • Test new roles
  • Get up-to-date experience for cvs
  • Apply for open positions in companies

On completion of Women ReBOOT you will have

  • Enhanced your professional development
  • Built new confidence
  • Refreshed your skills
  • Refamiliarised yourself with today's technology sector
  • Built a new support network of peers
  • Expanded your professional network
  • Gained up-to-date work experience for your cv
  • Developed your presentation and interview skills
  • Clarified your new career direction
  • Met technology sector companies
  • Had access to open positions
  • Renewed your excitement for the great opprtunities across the sector and your new career