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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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18
Sep

Just starting out: creating business impact from the very beginning

In this regular column, Andrea Kolokasi, Head of Business Development at Workspace, highlights hints and tips for burgeoning entrepreneurs, reflecting on insights from the inspiring business leaders within Workspace’s 4000-strong customer network. The day a budding entrepreneur decides to quit their corporate day job and put everything into a passion project, will be one of...
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17
Sep

New country, new job – a millennial’s take on returning to the world of work

When you think of a person re-entering the job market after a year or two’s break, you often assume that they’ve taken some time out to start a family or perhaps to care for a loved one. And, while that may still ring true, it’s not always the case. Hordes of millennials are choosing to...
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14
Sep

Dress for success – forget the catwalk when choosing your interview wardrobe

  Amanda Augustine, Career Advice Expert, TopCV The streets of London will soon be flooded with models, designers and fashionistas dressed to impress and photographers ready to snap their every move for the official start of the 35th annual London Fashion Week. Most of us don’t garner anywhere near this much attention on our way into the...
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13
Sep

How to become an indispensable employee

You’re adaptable, you’re enthusiastic, you never say no. Sound familiar? But, what do you actually do? I recently found myself in a position where I hired a new team member. I was really organised – I’d outlined exactly what I needed her to do, and when, and how. I had followed my probation training guidelines...
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13
Sep

Create a connected online community

If ‘comm’ is short for communication and unity means “the state of being united or joined as a whole,” then social media is by its very nature – community. Much of our social lives and connection to our communities are now in this digital age happening through social media and social networks. Although it might...
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12
Sep

A worldwide conversation on women’s higher education and equality in the workplace

All over the world, women’s successes in higher education are not being met with proportionate representation in the workplace. In 2018, The UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report Gender Review noted that there are more women than men in higher education, and graduating with degrees, in almost all regions. However, this educational achievement is not affording...
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12
Sep

Learn to negotiate better & differently with the Make Your Ask project

What if you could do business differently and negotiate better outcomes in business and in your personal life? What if you looked forward to negotiating instead of viewing it as a confrontation involving banging fists on boardroom tables? Master negotiator Natalie Reynolds is on a mission to re-educate, demystify and democratise world-class negotiation training and...
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12
Sep

The importance & benefits for an organisation of working towards early talent diversity

By Will Shepherd, CEO, Cohesion The Early Talent market is changing and becoming increasingly competitive. In fact, in 2017, the number of students planning to go to university fell to its lowest level in eight years. Companies are having to adapt and evolve to this changing marketplace where competition and demands are high. When it...
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