The truth behind ageism in the tech industry—and strategies for overcoming it.

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What happens if you are a 40-year-old career changer looking for a new opportunity?

Will employers give you the same chance?

In the tech industry, the chances are that…


Learn how to identify it and stop it in its tracks

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And not turn your next project into a banana skin situation.

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“The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.” — Arnold J. Toynbee

If you want to make a success out of freelancing there is a lot more to understand and consider. You need to go into it with your eyes wide open and understand that it can be a bumpy ride until you get a few projects under your…


Use these 4 pillars of passive online income — and potentially earn while you sleep

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The truth is that it’s very possible and easy to maintain if you know what you are doing

For many of the self-employed including freelancers, passive income is an essential way of stabilizing what can be an erratic form of generating a wage. If you are a freelance web designer or writer, once you stop working, you stop earning. It’s as simple as that.


You can navigate through the fog — and come out on the other side.

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Pave your own path in a way that empowers you — without feeling overwhelmed

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“Quiet people have the loudest minds.” — Stephen Hawking

According to EduAdvisor, there are four kinds of introverts.

  • Thinking introvert: You reflect more on your inner thoughts (introspective)
  • Anxious introvert: Feeling awkward and self-conscious around people. confidence can be an issue.
  • Restrained introvert: When…


Debugging the gender gap in the tech industry.

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More than 1 in 3 women (36%) said they’re not sure their company has made an effort to address gender equality concerns in the tech industry

Occupational sexism in the tech industry has been a subject of argument in the media for years.

  • 52% experienced gender bias in the workplace
  • 81% believe that the tech industry would benefit from an equal gender workforce
  • 70% believe SME’s, as well as large…


But so many of us make the same mistake

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Or is it enough to be self-taught?

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Pros

  • Ability to get a foot in the…


A look into the strengths, weaknesses and problems faced within IT

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What is an IT professional?

A professional is defined as “someone who is certified formally by a professional body or belongs to a specific profession by virtue of having completed an appropriate course of study and/or practice. And whose competence can usually be measured against a set of established standards”

Rob Doyle

Web Developer Specialising in WordPress, Digital Marketing and Freelancing | BSc (Hons) in Business Computing | robdoylecreative.com

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