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Work-life-study balance: 3 tips to make time for skills development and yourself 

I’ve always been somebody who learns best through practical application and hands-on experiences. But that’s not to say that I don’t value the need for learning and skills development. The way we work will be totally transformed in the future. And having the right skills – both being confident in applying digital skills to technology,...

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3 learnings from the Microsoft Education Exchange event 

Earlier this year, I attended the Microsoft Education Exchange (E2) event in Paris. It’s a chance to celebrate the work of educators around the world – and I haven’t stopped thinking about the impact the event has had on me and my practice. Three main thoughts about the direction and use of technology in the...

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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 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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