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April 20, 2018
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20
Apr

Whatever your background – the TV industry needs you

Television has notoriously been a white male-dominated industry. This is especially true of the factual genre, which is where I work. There has been a move to change this but we have huge strides to reach a more equal footing for women. As recently reported only  a handful of companies pay women the same as...
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Job interview feature
20
Apr

No degree? No problem

A third of UK students say that they regret attending University. The likes of Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Lady Gaga all pay testament to the idea that you do not need a university degree to become a self-made million/billionaire. According to the Office of National Statistics, 29 per cent of graduates earn less...
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20
Apr

“Girls’ education is the Swiss Army knife, the Rosetta Stone, the Black and Decker toolkit that solves a multitude of the world’s problems,” says Boris Johnson

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has described girls’ education, “the Swiss Army knife, the Rosetta Stone, the Black and Decker toolkit that solves a multitude of the world’s problems.” Johnson’s comments come as he encourages global leaders to sign up to 12 years of quality education for the world’s most marginalised girls. At a launch reception,...
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women in finance featured
20
Apr

Does a career in financial services add up?

Since being involved in financial services, a few things have surprised me – namely the lack of women entering degree programs in banking and finance; and also the barriers some women report facing in progressing in their career. So, as a woman, why should you consider a career in financial services? Many women are put...
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