How to avoid pitfalls and make scaling a success

The burning question on every CTO’s lips: How do you scale successfully? And who better to answer that question than an expert panel? Leading the charge was Ed Conolly, Group CTO at OVO Energy, Jon Mullen, Associate Director, Product Engineering Director at Comparethemarket.com and our very own Founder of 101 Ways, Kelly Waters. With a room […]

WTF? How Beyoncé Can Help You Network

Last month we hosted our third and biggest WTF (Women’s Tech Focus) event. Held at the expansive Just Eat head office, we welcomed a whole range of people ready to build confidence, learn how to network and then, actually network. We invited two exceptional speakers to give presentations: Alicia Teagle co-founder of Socially Responsible Recruitment […]

WTF is Networking? 3 Things to do to Avoid Anxiety at Events

Networking is one of those buzzwords that doesn’t seem to be losing any traction. And as an activity that has been proven to bolster professional relationships, advance careers and increase job opportunities, that’s probably a good thing. Despite this, it remains about as popular as creepy crawly disposal / annual flu jabs / going to […]

Conversations with the Crew – Meet Sander Hoogendoorn

In case you were lying under a rock somewhere and missed it, 101 Ways has crossed the North Sea and ventured to the beautiful, diverse city of Amsterdam. A hub of hot tech talent and a thriving market (plus LOTS of cheese) meant it was the perfect place to set up our second home. But […]

What Happened When IWOMM Went to The Netherlands

On 27 September 2018, we joined forces with Picnic – the first app-only supermarket based in The Netherlands – to kick off our first ever IWOMM (It Works on My Machine) Amsterdam event. And what a turnout it was! Our CTO, Odhran McConnell and Head of Client Partnerships, Jamie North opened alongside Daniel Gebler, Picnic’s […]

Masters of Scrum: Why the Principles can be Useful for Hiring

The only people that need to learn Scrum are Scrum Masters, right? We’d argue wrong. Last week we sent our Talent specialists, Grace Carey and Kate Greentree to learn the principles in 48 hours. Will they ever get a chance to put what they’ve learned into practice? Unlikely. Does it matter? Unlikely.   Here Grace […]

What’s it like to intern at 101 Ways? Fun, and an actual game.

This is the first time I have written something like this – other than my driving instructor’s review – so here goes… My name is Joshua Spunner; I am 17 and studying for my A-levels in Maths, Computer Science and Economics. Like many other (hopeful) engineers in the making, I love programming and gaming with […]

Talking Heads – Can You Solve a Problem Like Anxiety?

I’m sitting in the 101 Ways main office alone. I have a designated hot desk for when I come in, which of course defeats the object of hot desking, but it’s a small thing that helps me feel less anxious about the freelance writer lifestyle. Apt also because anxiety is actually what I’m here to […]

WTF are the 10 best ways to make career changing a success?

At our last event, we talked about the obstacles faced by people looking to move into a career in tech. And my were they extensive (you can read about them here)! But that’s the great thing about the Women’s Tech Focus (WTF) community: we were able to put our collective heads together to come up […]

WTF are the obstacles to career changing?

On 24 July, we held our WTF is… changing careers event and not only did we have a great turn out, the evening was full of inspiring women (and a man) sharing thoughts, feelings, stories and advice that created a warm, supportive atmosphere. So much so, people were actually reluctant to leave! (Probably helped by […]