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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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14
Nov

Taking on a giant | How I won a bullying and harassment case in the workplace

I remember feeling completely overjoyed as I landed my dream job working for one of the most respected financial firms in the UK.   This was going to be an amazing opportunity and I intended to make the most of it. In less than one week that dream started to dissolve when my line manager started...
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Computer Programmer
14
Nov

Attracting and retaining women in technical roles

By Clare Young, head of delivery, dxw digital One of the issues organisations often wrestle with is how to attract more women into technical and engineering roles. dxw digital has made great strides in this area: as I write, the majority of our user research team, one-third of our operations engineers, more than a third...
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14
Nov

Brexit and Relocations – what are your rights if your employer announces your job is relocating abroad?

Since the referendum to leave the European Union, in June 2016, many companies immediately began putting in place contingency plans to ensure their post-Brexit survival. Over two years down the line, there is still much uncertainly surrounding the details of our departure. As things stand, we are scheduled to leave the EU on Friday, 29...
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sad-businesswoman-featured
13
Nov

Bullying is still rife in the workplace, but what are your rights?

As part of our focus on Anti-Bullying Week, our resident lawyer Henry Doswell explains your rights and the laws protecting you against bullying in the workplace. In the UK it has been reported that over 60% of employees have witnessed or been a victim of bullying behaviour in the workplace. Of those bullied, 43% said...
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13
Nov

Walking into a new job pregnant & the unexpected response from my employer

Article provided by Sophie Billi-Hardwick, XYZ Did you know that three-quarters of pregnant women and new mothers experience discrimination at work, with one in nine losing their jobs? This appeared in a government-backed report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission in 2016.  Once I’d got over this shocking revelation, it really dawned on me...
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13
Nov

How to get ahead in the beauty industry

Love what you do. Working in the beauty industry is exciting, and it evolves constantly.  No two days are the same because no two clients are the same.  People come to you for their treatments, but they stay for the experience, and it’s important to always remember that people are buying an experience. So how...
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12
Nov

How to deal with bullying in the workplace

Whether you have experienced bullying in the workplace or you think you have seen someone else being bullied, it’s important to know how to respond to it. Remember that anyone can be a bully – man or woman, manager or junior – although statistically bullies are most likely to be male and in a managerial...
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online bullying, cyber bullying
12
Nov

Four steps to help deal with a workplace bully

Amanda Augustine, Career Advice Expert, TopCV This week is national Anti-Bullying Week, an initiative aimed at increasing awareness of bullying in all settings – be that in the classroom or the boardroom. Significantly, this annual event follows a recent survey by TopCV finding that 81 per cent of the UK workforce has felt bullied by...
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