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April 5, 2018
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Apr

Girl Power: the female game changers in the STEM industries

It’s a well-documented problem: despite schoolgirls studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM subjects) just as frequently as their male counterparts, women remain chronically under-represented in these industries and relatively few opt for them as a career choice. While there’s an almost 50/50 split between boys and girls studying STEM subjects at A-Level, the number...
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Future Leaders
05
Apr

Seven reasons for women to take the lead | Life of a Lady

“I believe women should take the lead in all countries – maybe a little safer” – The Dalai Lama I describe myself not as a feminist but as an equalist. I’ve long maintained there has never been a glass ceiling, only a lack of confidence to crack it. Things are changing now and quite fast...
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05
Apr

Stress Awareness Month

April marks Stress Awareness Month and throughout it WeAreTheCity will be highlighting the effect stress can have on an individual and provide insights into how to overcome stress. Stress is the feeling of being under too much pressure, either mentally or emotionally. This pressure turns into stress when you feel unable to cope. Stress can...
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stressed
05
Apr

In the age of flexible working, why are we still so stressed?

  It is widely accepted that a happier, healthier workforce is a more productive, efficient workforce.  Yet increasingly the media paints a picture of a reality at odds with this; the Office of National Statistics has highlighted Britain’s poor productivity compared with other leading western economies. Stress is flourishing in high-pressure workplaces such as law firms, banks, and financial services companies. Work-life...
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05
Apr

Why women make the best project managers

Project management is one of those industries that is seen as being male-dominated. Go back twenty years and there’s no doubt that it would have been. But times have changed, and more women are entering the world of project management – and being very good at it. But why do women make the best project...
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