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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.

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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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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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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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28
Nov

Ask Esther…I struggle to turn small talk into big business!

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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16
Nov

Firm management or bullying?

In a fast paced, dynamic working environment such as the City, it is inevitable that the demands and pressures of management will be handled better by some than others. Most of us will experience a variety of different management styles during the course of our careers. Some we will respond well to, others less so....
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01
Nov

Have you helped another woman today? Are you really sure?

Ah, the sisterhood…Do you have a pussy hat? Check! Are you supportive of broad initiatives to help women? Check! Did you sign up for the workplace women’s mentorship scheme? Check! Now, I am not saying that these aren’t good things to do, but if we want big changes to happen, it is imperative to support...
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26
Oct

Ask Esther…I’m being overlooked in this toxic atmosphere

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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18
Oct

Theresa May awards outstanding STEM advocate & Rising Star alumni, Rashada Harry with Points of Light award

The Prime Minister has recognised previous Rising Star in Technology winner, Rashada Harry for her outstanding contribution to increasing opportunities for young people from diverse backgrounds in STEM industries. Rashada Harry, is the founder of ‘Your Future, Your Ambition’, an annual event at the Emirates Stadium that aims to bridge the diversity gap in STEM subjects....
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