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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
23
Jul

Ask Esther…Help, how can I get my voice heard?

Here’s your chance to ask me anything related to confidence, how you feel about your career, presentation and speaking techniques, your elevator pitch, personl brand or your boardroom presence…are you in danger of underselling yourself?  Ask me anything. I literally have a tp for any eventuality when it comes to communicating with impact and influence....
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heatwave sun featured
23
Jul

The legalities of working in a heatwave

Article provided by Jo Stubbs, Head of Content at XpertHR With the heatwave showing no sign of slowing down across some parts of the UK, the Met Office issued a heatwave warning this week and reported that Monday was the hottest day of the year so far. Half of all offices are considered too hot...
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Gold ribbon Happy Summer Reading featured
19
Jul

What’s on your summer reading list?

Don’t you just love a great summer read! A book is a gift you can open again and again Garrison Keillor One of those books you can just disappear into while forgetting everything else for a moment? One of those books that opens your mind to new insights and experiences? One of those books that...
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summer holiday featured
02
Jul

Are you caught in a summer holiday trap?

When I first moved to the UK from the US, there were a lot of really big shockers. The cars were coming from different directions, there was nowhere to to find decent Mexican food (hey, it was 2011) and everyone had a beautiful and exotic accent. Another really big shocker was the amount of vacation…er,...
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Mentor, apprentice
24
Jun

Generosity at work

Gone are the days when people could hold on to information, thinking that ”knowledge is power”. The speed of change means that unhelpful, competitive thinking is no longer desirable nor sensible. The era of openness and even more transparency is upon us. Any organisation that wants to raise levels of innovation and change progression needs...
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Ask Esther featured
20
Jun

Ask Esther…Help – I’ve agreed to speak on a panel in Switzerland

Here’s your chance to ask me anything related to confidence, how you feel about your career, presentation and speaking techniques, your elevator pitch, personl brand or your boardroom presence…are you in danger of underselling yourself?  Ask me anything. I literally have a tp for any eventuality when it comes to communicating with impact and influence....
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Female executives
14
Jun

The Executive Presence Sweetspot – not just for executives

Over the last two blog posts we have explored the subject of Leadership impact, how Leadership = Impact = Culture as leadership is very contagious. If you haven’t read them, check them out before you continue reading. Thanks! This week we want to turn our attention to Executive Presence and how it plays a part...
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female leaders, group of women featured
07
Jun

Leadership is contagious

Do you remember the ‘Bad’ and the ‘Good’ Culture Shapers from last week’s Future Leaders’ post? If not, check it out before you continue reading. Thanks! The reason leaders are such major culture shapers is that leadership behaviours are contagious. A study by Zenger & Folkman where 51 leadership behaviours were tested for their contagiousness,...
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