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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
Jul

How to promote your career like a superbrand

Lisa Mandell, partner at growth and M&A advisory firm Waypoint Partners, argues that women need to use some classic business strategies on themselves if they are going to realise their career ambitions. It’s the classic cobbler’s children dilemma. We spend so much effort promoting whichever business we are currently working for that it’s sometimes easy...
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Key Benefits of Volunteering for Career Advancement and Business Opportunities! (F)
19
Jul

The importance of volunteers and volunteering

Article provided by Dessy Ohanians – Managing Director of Corporate and Certificate Programmes, London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) – Executive Education Volunteering is the best form of what it really takes to get ahead, in business and in life. Dedication of time and energy to a subject or skill results in an ever-increasing mastery in...
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19
Jul

How to cut through the noise and become a dynamic and influential female leader

By Fabiana Xavier, Creative Director at Connectt and President of SheSays London Shaping yourself into a driven, supportive and vocal leader is easier said than done, especially if you’re a woman just starting your career. As a Creative Director and President of SheSays London, leadership and helping other women unlock their potential to become leaders is...
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18
Jul

Things to do before and after a conference

For those that work in business, you will understand the importance of networking and conference events, but they’re only beneficial if you take the valuable information that you heard away with you and make the connections you set out to make. Wyboston Lakes, whose conference centre in Milton Keynes has hosted hundreds of business meetups,...
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17
Jul

Why we need to talk to each other, now more than ever

Technology is stripping the soul out of the way we communicate, and we desperately need to put it back. Did you know that 62 per cent of all adults, and 78 per cent of those aged 25 – 34, said they could not live without their mobile phone. (Source: Ofcom, 2018) Not that some things...
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Career Comeback
15
Jul

Four ways to ramp up your career and ‘own’ it

By Victoria McLean, Founder & CEO of City CV, award-winning international career consultancy. Follow Victoria and City CV on Twitter. For any ambitious woman with an eye on leadership, or even those already on the managerial ladder, the headlines of late have been less than cheering. The odds are still stacked against women being successful...
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12
Jul

Follow your passion and what you do won’t feel like work | Leora Moreno

Wrong. Deciding to ‘follow your dream’ takes more than an Instagram caption. It takes hard work, adaptability, and a few moments of questioning your decisions as an adult. I can vouch for the hard work, and sense of accomplishment, thanks to starting my own jewellery company, Leo With Love, almost three years ago. The (somewhat)...
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12
Jul

If you aren’t doing these five things, you may be losing new hires to your competition

Hiring can be a costly process, but the end result pays dividends, which is why it’s so important to close the deal and come to an agreement with your top candidate. Today’s skill shortage makes it even more crucial to avoid losing a good potential employee who has expressed an interest in joining you. A...
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