We are excited to collaborate with AWS re/Start to build an inclusive and diverse global pipeline of new cloud talent.



What is AWS re/Start?


The AWS re/Start programme is part of Amazon’s efforts to help 29 million people globally grow their cloud computing skills for free by 2025.


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How is it structured?

AWS re/Start is a free, 12 week, full time skills development programme. The programme works with collaborating organisations to deliver a learning experience that prepares unemployed or underemployed individuals for entry-level cloud positions, such as cloud operations, site reliability and infrastructure support.

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Did you know?

80% of IT decision makers reported a gap between their team's skill levels and the ability to achieve organisational goals. skills shortages in cloud-related disciplines. 68% of IT decision makers anticipate new skills gaps to emerge in the next two years1

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It's inclusive

The programme's mission is to build local talent by providing skills and job opportunities to underrepresented groups such as disadvantaged youth, veterans and military spouses, those made redundant, female candidates and unemployed individuals with outdated skills.

1. 2019 Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report

Robert Half's involvement

  • Robert Half is working with AWS across the UK to offer AWS re/Start graduates career readiness guidance and support to launch entry-level cloud careers.
  • Our aim is not only to utilise our network of clients to find these individuals employment, but also to support the AWS re/Start programme itself. When a graduate is placed into a permanent or interim role with a Robert Half client, 25% of our fee will be passed back to the collaborating training organisations to help fund the programme. We are excited to support this programme across the UK and believe it will directly benefit our clients by providing a wider pool of diverse talent.


E-Learning access:

Access to our e-learning facility with a wide range of training courses, covering technical IT skills to general business and well-being topics.

Career readiness preparation:

We offer each cohort guidance and career tips which includes CV writing and interview support. We also facilitate connections with our extensive employer network.

Dedicated webinars:

Webinars focused on navigating job searches will be provided, along with Q&A sessions with potential employers. Aiding development and exposure to 'real life' scenarios.

Our dedication to DEI:

Robert Half is widely recognised as a top employer and business services leader for sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion, and listed as one of FORTUNE’s Most Admired Companies (2021).


Skills on offer to your business

IT infostructure

IT Infrastructure

Roles may include: SysOps, First Line Support

Database administration

Database Administration

Roles may include: Administrator

Software Development

Software Development

Roles may include: Junior Engineer, Developer

Information security

Information Security

Roles may include: First Line Support, Administrator

Storage management

Storage Management

Roles may include: Junior Engineer, SysOps

Network support

Network Support

Roles may include: First Line Support


Find out more about Robert Half's technology talent pool and how we can find you the best match for your company.


Hear more about AWS re/Start

Case Study: Building Data Teams

For more information about our collaboration with AWS re/Start view our guide.

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