Day

May 2, 2018
sorry
02
May

The under-rated power of the apology

(Pity Amber Rudd didn’t read this last week!) I learned to say sorry the hard way. It was my first big job – editor of an independent women’s magazine given away in SPAR grocery shops (look we all have to start somewhere!). I organised a competition and the prizes were a collection of about 12...
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02
May

Five secrets to cultivating a stand-out leadership style

If you were asked to draw an effective leader would you draw a man or a woman? According to a recent New York Times article, numerous studies have shown that most people (women and men) will draw a man. This has led organisational psychologists to conclude that getting noticed as a leader in the workplace...
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02
May

Five minutes with Nyomi Winter from Nomipalony

Nyomi, 34 is a part-time project officer/part-time blogger and vlogger from the North East of England. Nyomi started her blog at the end of January 2016 and regularly posts about modern motherhood, parenting, family life, things to do and reviews. Nyomi is also a passionate feminist and one of her core values is to support...
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Mums Enterprise featured
02
May

From Career Woman to Working Mum | Mums Enterprise

  This is the first initiative launched as part of Mums Enterprise’s new ‘Happiness Project’ launched as part of Maternal Mental Health Awareness week. This is a campaign dedicated to supporting a happier nation. The thought provoking and sensitive report has been collated drawing on this insight of over 1,000 mums across the UK and...
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confident woman mentoring male colleague featured
02
May

Should you take career advice from a man?

Women need to be more confident. Women get paid less because they don’t ask for raises or negotiate their pay. Women are too busy with family obligations to get ahead in the office. Many of us have heard it all at one point or another. We’re doing it all wrong and we need to follow...
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Blonde woman sitting on her bed whilst working on her laptop
02
May

Flexible working is for everyone – not just parents | Tips on making sure flexibility works for everyone

It’s useful to start by thinking about why flexible working is important for individuals and the organisation. To me the reason for flexible working is straight forward: so that people can do their best work. If someone is doing brilliant work, their job satisfaction increases and so does the value they’re contributing to the organisation,...
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02
May

Inspirational Woman: Louisa Spicer | Software Engineer, Echo

Louisa Spicer is a Software Engineer at Echo. Echo was founded just over three years ago and already has 100,000 patient downloads so far and a Net Promotor Score of 83. Echo is on the NHS Digital app store, one of the approved digital tools available to patients, and is an NHS GP Systems of...
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PHA
02
May

Why now is the perfect time for women to start a career in tech

The UK will need another one million tech workers by 2020 to meet its growing digital skills gap according to the latest statistics by London Tech Advocates. A Tech City report revealed one million digital jobs were advertised last year – but more than 45,000 were left unfilled. Of the current population, 49.6 per cent...
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