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Ellie Bridger
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13
Apr

Graduate careers: The gender gap

Professions such as Law, Technology and Engineering are becoming more dedicated to meet their 50% female graduate recruitment targets. This is exciting for young female graduates as it begins to represent women in specialised workforces that has never been seen before. Media platforms such as The Independent are also championing women in business through raising...
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Women networking
12
Apr

Networking 101

The idea of networking can be daunting, especially if you’ve had no training or experience in talking to people in a professional environment. It’s estimated that 55% of human interaction is non-verbal, this means that your handshake is more important than ever. Be firm, confident and look them in the eye. Little Tips Be Knowledgeable...
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New Women in Finance Charter
12
Apr

New Women in Finance Charter launched by Treasury

Finance firms are welcome to sign up to the Treasury’s Women in Finance charter, published on the 11th of April 2016. By signing up to the charter, the government says we will see better gender balance at all levels across the financial services industry. When firms commit to supporting the progression of women into senior...
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11
Apr

Game of Thrones Star against the term ‘Feminism’

Young Actress; 18-year-old Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark in the HBO hit series Game of Thrones has spoken out about the terms ‘Feminism’ or ‘Feminist’ in a recent interview. Maisie stated in an interview with Entertainment Weekly that she does not like to use the terms ‘Feminism’ or ‘Feminist’ to describe equality between the...
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11
Apr

Unconscious Biasness: Women and the Workplace

Unconscious biasness or implicit bias occurs subconsciously, it’s a series of judgements that assess people we encounter in life. Whether that be in the workplace or in the public. Many of us are not even aware of our subconscious views and how they affect the way we treat others around us. The impacts and implications...
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Gender and Minority Quotas be reviewed
11
Apr

BCS suggest Gender and Minority Quotas be Reviewed in Businesses

The Chartered Institute for IT is recommending that minority and gender quotas in businesses be reviewed and refreshed. This is to ensure that more women have to opportunity to reach executive positions. Gillian Arnold, Chair of BCSWomen, says: “We believe that companies should be encouraged to put more thought into recruitment policies and target planning...
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08
Apr

Imposter Syndrome: Do you deserve your career?

Imposter Syndrome is felt mostly by women in high-paying or ambitious careers. These women feel they are not good enough for their jobs, that their accomplishments in their company are either luck driven or as a result of deception. Sufferers of Imposter Syndrome have a persistent fear of being ‘exposed’ as fraudulent or ‘not good...
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08
Apr

Graduate careers: The social CV

The online profiles that you have are more important than ever when it comes to finding a job after university. It’s shown in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers that nearly 95% of graduate programmes and employers will view your social media platforms when considering you for a career. So it’s strange that according to...
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