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Career Development

In the section learn about career development and professional development. Career development

If you are a job seeker or someone looking to boost their career, here you will find tips and advices on how to get ahead.

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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22
May

Tips for being on time for those constantly running late

Being late is a terrible habit – not only for those around you, but for you yourself. It always ends up making you stressed out, flustered, guilty, and generally less productive. Yet it’s one of the hardest bad habits to break. So here are some strategies to help you be on time. Relearn Your “Time...
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21
May

How not to take feedback personally

As a leader, how you respond to feedback is critical – being over-defensive or upset can, at best, be tricky and, at worst, career-limiting.  Once you are known to be sensitive to critique others will tip-toe around you.  But you want to hear what others think – we know the feedback loop is a critical...
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18
May

Your rights when requesting flexible working

The days of nine to five working hours may soon be coming to an end. As workers move towards a healthier work/life balance with a greater focus on family time, more and more people are moving towards flexible working arrangements. You don’t have to be a parent or carer to request flexible working. Who can...
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18
May

Employers can profit from menopause

The Pharmaceutical Industry must be rubbing their hands together in glee counting the number of media column inches and air time recently being devoted to menopause. Not too surprising, for every positive mention, or endorsement of one of their products, sales increase significantly swelling their profits.  What is less certain, and probably doubtful, is whether...
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18
May

Flexible working: The secret weapon in the battle for work-life balance

‘Hi, is this Sarah? I’m afraid Lucy is ill – can you come and pick her up right away, please?’ Every parent dreads getting that call. It’s not just the thought of your baby being ill, or knowing you’re definitely not getting a proper night’s sleep that night. It’s also knowing that you have to...
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