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December 21, 2018
christmas shopping featured
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Dec

Take the stress out of Christmas: our guide to a worry-free festive period

Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year, but one that comes with an enormous pressure. There is a so much to do, the shops get busier and there is an onus on everything being perfect. Whether it’s a strained family relationship, the worry of cooking for a host of people or just...
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sexual harassment featured
21
Dec

Are you struggling with an untouchable boss and a Ted Baker culture?

“I started Organise because I didn’t see anywhere for people who spot problems at work to proactively fix them,” says Nat Whalley, Executive Director of Organise, the site which launched the petition against “forced hugs” and “ear kissing” at Ted Baker. This has since resulted in founder Ray Kelvin taking a leave of absence, and...
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sexism
21
Dec

From ‘Mad Men’ to equality-driven commercial success

  By Melissa Vodegel Matzen, MD, Twelve Agency Don Draper: Let me ask you something: what do women want? Roger Sterling: Who cares? Popular US series, ‘Mad Men’, from which the above dialogue originated, shone a spotlight on the misogyny once endemic in the world of advertising. Advertising is my industry too. Fortunately, the times they are...
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sameena ashraf featured
21
Dec

Inspirational Woman: Sameena Ashraf | Business Development, Stowga

After three years in San Francisco, Sameena Ashraf has found herself working in two areas she is particularly passionate about – technology and logisitcs. These may be traditionally male-dominated environments, but Sameena has forged a strong career path and now works in business development at Stowga, a startup which allows companies to trade warehousing space....
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Mentor, apprentice
21
Dec

Positive female role-models in the data industry

By Sarah Robertson, Experian I remember as a child how much I enjoyed maths.  I was lucky enough to go to a primary school that positively encouraged me to progress in a subject that has traditionally led to male-dominated job roles. That early support, along with strong female role models in my family, helped me...
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