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Microsoft Industry Blogs - United Kingdom

Secrets and skills: Behind the scenes with Microsoft UK graduates 

It’s no secret that the UK has a skills shortage – with IT companies particularly hard-hit; 68% of IT teams report that they face a shortage of necessary skills. As we look to create the next era of digital leaders across the country, companies are focused on how to bridge the gap between the skills...

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Creating social impact at Microsoft 

Find out how Tech Pathways ensures no one is left as the world embarks on a digital journey, and how they encourage young adults to consider a tech career....

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Microsoft Apprenticeships and Degree Apprenticeships: My Story 

A blog by Tom Light, focusing on apprenticeships and degree apprenticeships at Microsoft and his experience in Microsoft’s Early in Career community. I owe a lot to the Microsoft apprenticeships and degree apprenticeships programme. Driving past the Microsoft sign and into the Reading campus on a Monday morning in September 2017, I felt an overwhelming...

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A day in the life of a Technical Account Manager 

Name: Umang Vadher University: University of Exeter Role: Technical Account Manager (TAM) intern in Financial Services and Insurance As a Technical Account Manager (TAM), I serve as the first point of contact between Microsoft and Premier customers—those that have a technology support contract with Microsoft Services. My main responsibility is to establish a connection with...

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A day in the life of a Cloud Solution Architect 

Name: Holly Manley University: Aston University – Biomedical Engineering Role: Cloud Solution Architect Intern Description of Role: I sit within the Customer Success Unit which is part of post-sales. We get involved with customers after they have been sold a product. We only deal with a hand-picked group of high potential customers who will benefit...

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