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August 17, 2016
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Aug

29% of Facebook new senior leadership roles filled by women but overall diversity figures struggle to move

Over the last year 29% of Facebook’s new hires into senior leadership roles have been women, according to figures released by the social media giant. In addition, 9% of Facebook’s new hires in senior leadership roles were filled by Black candidates and 5% were Hispanic. However, the company’s efforts to diversify its largely white male...
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17
Aug

Inspirational Women: Emma Summers, Georgie Reames and Charlotte Monahan | Founders of Savile Rose

The three female Founders of international event design company, Savile Rose, share their experiences of launching and building a successful business. What inspired you to start a business? The need to allow our own personal identity to come out in what we do, reflecting our inspirations, drive and strengths. Having our own business allows us...
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Eight CV proofreading tips that will help you catch every mistake
17
Aug

UK job hunters not prepared to settle for less, finds survey

Over three quarters of UK workers (79.2%) claim they are not willing to settle for less when hunting for a job, with 18.2% saying a low advertised salary would put them off applying for a role new research has found. A survey, conducted by CV-Library, found that 20% of the 1,000 respondents would be out...
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17
Aug

Actress sacked from gaming job after “Girls do not need a prince” controversy

A voice-over actress was fired from her gaming job in South Korea after she tweeted a picture of herself wearing a t-shirt with the slogan “Girls do not need a prince”. BBC’s Steve Evans reported from Seoul that Kim Jayeon’s picture has caused her to lose her job. She was the voice of one of...
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17
Aug

Ridiculous UCAS statements and what we can learn from them

On Sunday I read that universities were being inundated by “The Apprentice” style boasts in personal statements. Not surprisingly, admissions officers at universities are being put off by candidates promising to transform the university with their presence – or worse. Apparently these statements aren’t taken seriously. I wonder why. Statements designed to impress, such as...
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Voice At The Table Evening Workshop - Finding Your Voice: Speaking Up When It Matters
17
Aug

20/09/2016 – Masterclass: Prioritisation and Resilience

How to focus on what’s important, overcome procrastination and minimise distractions. Learn strategies to develop your resilience. In this masterclass you will learn strategies that work to ensure that what you get done in your day are the most important tasks, not just the easiest! We will also show you tips to beat procrastination, minimise...
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Voice At The Table Evening Workshop - Finding Your Voice: Speaking Up When It Matters
17
Aug

14/09/2016 – Workshop Emerging Leaders: what next?

Are you clear on how to lead? Do you sometimes find that others don’t respond as you expect? Would you love to have more impact on those around you? In this workshop our experienced coach, herself a former business leader, will show you how to get clear on what you stand for, recognise the impact...
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Two thirds of women in fund management have experience sexism finds FTfm survey
17
Aug

Two thirds of women in fund management have experienced sexism finds FTfm survey

Two thirds of women working in fund management have experienced sexism at work, according to a survey by the FT. The FTfm’s third annual Women in Asset Management survey revealed that the amount of ladies to have experienced sexism at work is up 65% from 2014. Furthermore, the amount of females to admit they have...
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