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May 6, 2016
Twitter Chat
06
May

WeAreTheCity Twitter Chat | What is the best piece of career advice you have been given?

On 05 May, WeAreTheCity held a Twitter Chat to bring together the many amazing women who are shortlisted for this year’s Rising Star awards. The purpose of this weeks tweet chat was for our Rising Star shortlist, judges and members to share their best piece of career advice. Our lively discussion engaged lots of women...
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06
May

Flexible Working Rights (What You Need to Know)

Flexible working is a program implemented by the U.K. Government that was designed to create more productive and family-friendly job environments. The idea provides employees the right to request a schedule that works for them, as opposed to the traditional route of working when the company says so. The idea is part of the Children...
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06
May

Could you benefit from flexible working?

The obstacles facing some women returning from an extended period away from work can be insurmountable. Not everyone returning to work or seeking flexible working hours is a woman or a parent. There are dads, retired individuals and city high flyers who want to work in a different way but it’s important to keep in...
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06
May

Exclusive WATC Giveaway & Discount: 15% Discount off Milli Millu

Milli Millu is a luxury handbags brand that has quickly become a favourite among stylish modern day women all over the world. Celebrity fans include Beyoncé, Emily Blunt, January Jones and Lily Collins among others. Contemporary and luxurious exteriors are coupled with an incredibly practical signature interior designed to fit laptop/iPad, smartphone, papers, and more....
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06
May

Bloomberg to host WeAreTheCity’s Rising Star shortlist celebration

The celebration of this year’s Rising Star shortlist will be held on 17 May 2016 at Bloomberg’s European headquarters and attended by all shortlisted individuals, the judging panel, corporate sponsors and supporters.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank Bloomberg for sponsoring and hosting what will no doubt be an inspiring evening. Pamela...
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Liken your pregnancy to a marathon
06
May

How to liken your pregnancy to a marathon and make sure you return to work feeling like a champion.

If you were one of the 36,000+ who entered this years’ London Marathon and crossed the finish line firstly, congratulations! Secondly, you will no doubt be feeling different to how you were before. The race will have tested your emotional, physical and mental reserves and whether it was your intention or not, you will have...
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06
May

Your Rights to Flexible Working

Flexible Work is something that all working people have a right to request. It’s ultimately a schedule that suits an employee’s needs, for example flexible start and finish times. To be eligible to request this right, an employee must have worked for their employer for at least 26 weeks. Only then can they make a...
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06
May

Could flexible working shatter the glass ceiling?

Businesses have come some way in smashing the glass ceiling that historically blocked women from reaching the boardroom, yet global talent pipelines are still routinely leaking females. Not only do pressures of family life mean that professionals can be overlooked, but women who are successful often find that they must sacrifice their work-life balance in...
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