Category: Women in Tech

December 22, 2017 Rebecca Perry and Emily Stretton, Placement Students

Emily Stretton and Rebecca Perry are both on a one-year placement with FDM, working as Recruitment, Marketing and Events assistants in Leeds and Glasgow. They may have the same job title but their experiences are slightly different. Read further to find out why:   Tell us about yourself… Emily: My name is Emily Stretton; I […]

December 8, 2017 Hannah Reading

Here at FDM, we love to share our trainee and consultant success stories, and this particular one, we are especially proud of. Hannah Reading has Asperger’s syndrome, and is currently undergoing FDM’s Careers Programme at the London Academy learning Java Development. Asperger’s syndrome is a form of autism where people see the world a bit […]

October 27, 2017 Sheila Flavell, COO

At the recent Scotland Women in Technology Awards, Sheila Flavell, Chief Operating Officer at FDM Group was awarded a lifetime achievement award. The awards champion and celebrate women, and the companies and networks around them, who are achieving success in the technology industry in Scotland. Here Sheila shares her thoughts on her career to date […]

October 26, 2017 Rebecca Fielding, MD of GradConsult

About twelve years ago I was stood at a university careers fair (bear with me the story gets better from these relatively dull beginnings). I looked up to see a young man walking directly towards me with a smile on his face and that sign of recognition in his eye. Oh no I thought. Who […]

August 21, 2017

As part of our eight week internship with FDM, all interns across the UK have had the task to manage a project and present it in our final week to the board of directors in London. This project aimed to demonstrate IT is accessible to everyone and it will be launched in career fairs, hackathons […]