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Careers Advice
09
Mar

Working Chance diversifies board with three appointments from the Step on Board programme

Working Chance is the UK’s only recruitment consultancy for women leaving the criminal justice and care systems. The charity has recently benefitted from new trustees who were all recruited through the Step on Board programme. ‘Step on Board’ is a board-level volunteering programme run by Trustees Unlimited and the National Council for Voluntary Organisations which...
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Boardroom
02
Mar

No FTSE 100 company has more women on the board than men

Routine industry research and analysis conducted by Manyminds, the digital agency made up of expert independent resource, has uncovered that there are no FTSE 100 Board of Directors with more women sitting at the table than men. Kirsty Hulse, Founder and MD of Manyminds said, “It is no secret that we are still a way off from true...
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19
Feb

How to make your business more supportive of neurodiversity

‘Neurodiversity’ is a modern term to refer to individuals who have neurological conditions such as dyslexia, autism, ADHD and dyspraxia. The term is now used to emphasise that these conditions create advantages, such as creativity, consistency and lateral thinking, as well as disadvantages. Research carried out by the CIPD has found that 72% of UK...
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career
16
Feb

Career perspectives: The 40-40-20 approach

Your career is an amalgam of experiences – good, bad and ugly. They make you who you are and who you can be. We don’t invest enough time in developing ourselves – whether that’s through learning, building relationships, reflecting on successes and failures. All those experiences should be cherished. In this second blog, I expand...
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Partner
02
Feb

Picking the right partner: Why leave so much to chance?

If I’m totally honest, it took me more than a couple of attempts to get it right. Picking the right partner is actually not that simple. Clearly, there has to be romance, strong attraction, a shared vision of a future together, someone who is fun to be on the journey with. But one thing I...
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Mumtrepreneur
12
Dec

Mumpreneurs: When your kitchen table is your office

Finding a balance between life and work can be a challenge when you have young children. Work and life often conflict, leaving precious little time to spend with the youngest members of the family. Many mums are turning to work from home careers to provide their family with the income they need while still having...
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Power
02
Nov

Pathways to power

What is power? And why do we want it? The lack of clarity over these two simple questions is the source of many imposter syndromes, mid-life crises, and dreams deferred. We tend to think of power in terms of wealth, social status, and titles. The unquestionable desirability of external sources of power has been marketed...
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