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WeAreTheCity has a number of expert bloggers who write for some of the best blogs around. blogs

Our bloggers focus on gender equality and diversity and inclusion. Here you will find expert advice from our bloggers detailing their own experiences of gender equality and gender inequality.

WeAreTheCity.com was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events.  The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.

Ask Esther featured
12
Mar

Ask Esther…I’ve been told I lack “gravitas & influence”!

Esther Stanhope is an international confidence speaker and communications expert. A former BBC producer she’s rubbed shoulders with the likes of Madonna, George Clooney, and many global leaders. She now helps talented women in business, like you, to speak up in meetings and conferences, get their voice heard and radiate charisma, confidence & gravitas. If...
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Virgin Atlantic featured
06
Mar

A welcome change: Virgin kisses goodbye to compulsory makeup

In a timely announcement (it’s International Women’s Day on Friday, if you didn’t already know – and surprisingly, a lot of people don’t know. I just assume people are as bound up as me in the world of heavily-feminist quote-laden Instagram and I am left baffled when they are not), Virgin Atlantic has announced to...
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01
Mar

The ten things that separate winners: What are you reading? | Part Two

The average person reads somewhere between two to four books a year. The average CEO reads that same amount per month. Yes, you read that right. These busy, successful people are even at the top when it comes to reading! I know that you are probably thinking that this is impossible, but you can do...
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13
Feb

Careers Club: Your Year to Thrive | In Pictures

On 12 February, Careers Club members and guests came together at Deloitte for our first Careers Club event of 2019; Your Year to Thrive | Planning & Goals. The evening, attended by over 100 women, consisted of a thought-provoking speech by Vanessa Vallely, Founder of WeAreTheCity & Careers Club, followed by interactive, hands-on activities and...
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career boosting network featured
01
Feb

The ten things that separate winners from losers | Part One

We all want to win. Winning is fun. You get ribbons, people notice you and recognize your name. But how do people actually get there? Do you need parents with a lot of money? Amazing looks? What is it that really separates the wheat from the chaff so to speak? Well, many lottery winners go...
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career boosting network featured 1
03
Jan

New year, new focus: How to build a career-boosting network in 2019!

Welcome to a new year and a fresh start. Working day-to-day or building a business can be a rough endeavour sometimes. Finding the right balance and keeping everything moving in the right direction is not always easy. The good thing is that if you are well networked, you don’t have to go it alone. There...
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christmas-present featured
24
Dec

Have you written you career Christmas list yet?

Well if you don’t ask you don’t get, says uevolve careers coach Lucinda Harlow Christmas. Sooo much to do. Sooo little time.  Only one thing can save me – caffeine. My  ‘to do’ list panic ebbs in direct proportion to my coffee intake and it’s not long before I’m feeling all festive, thinking of stockings...
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win christmas featured
03
Dec

Win Christmas: Top tips for your office holiday gift exchange

Welcome to December. You’ve made it to the end of the year. It’s a time to relax! Just kidding, you probably have projects and budgets to close out. You are not sure what to do with your kids while school is out. There is a Christmas list of stuff to buy that rivals, Santa Claus....
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