Employer Case Studies
Success stories from the UK’s top employers.
Makers at RVU
RVU had been trying to find a way to bring in early stage engineers with a view to building a pipeline of future technical leaders. Ryan Greenhall, Engineering Manager at RVU talks here about how Makers helped.
“We were impressed with both cultural alignment and blend of diversity, for example, 35% of makers are female, and the prior commercial experience was very broad.”
- Ryan Greenhall, Engineering Manager
Makers at Tesco
Head of Software Engineering, Adrian Spender and Natasha Beeharry, People Partner talk about the fast progress their Makers have made and reveal the steps they’ve taken to make their tech workforce more diverse.
“We’re seeing Makers progress much quicker than we might have expected.”
- Natasha Beeharry, People Partner
Makers at Santander
Fran Garnacho, Engineering Lead and Philip Trim, Development Manager talk about the Makers emphasis on an Agile mindset and how useful this is for driving team dynamics.
“The Makers program prepares people in a way where Agile value are really important.”
- Fran Garnacho, Engineering Lead
Makers at Starling Bank
John Mountain, CIO and Hessie Coleman, Head of People talk about what’s important when it comes to hiring tech talent.
“Makers produces brilliant people.”
- John Mountain, CIO
Makers at the Financial Times
Watch how the FT have worked with Makers Academy to solidify their commitment to helping grow diverse junior talent.
“Diversity and inclusion is massively important to us at the Financial Times.”
- Cait O’Riordan, CPIO
Makers at Lexis Nexis
A look at how Makers are helping embed agile working practices into the culture of their team.
“Makers don’t just train people how to write some code. They train them how to work in a business environment fast.”
- David Espley, CTO
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