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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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confidence
19
Jul

Why it is so important to believe in yourself

In believing in ourselves everything and anything is possible. In believing in ourselves we can reach far out and make our dreams reality. In believing in ourselves nothing becomes difficult. Yes, the word ‘believe’ is quite important in our vocabulary. Perhaps to become and be more aware what vocabulary we are using for ourselves, how...
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How to successfully work from home
18
Jul

Six essential steps to effective freelancing

Janthana Kaenprakhamroy, founder of Tapoly, suggests the six essential steps you should take to ensure success in freelancing. Here are Janthana’s top six essential steps to be successful in freelancing: Make sure you’re protected When working as a freelancer, it is important not to underestimate the importance of obtaining the right insurance. At some point...
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Change Show up and sparkle blog
18
Jul

Three simple exercises to help support you through change

Running, leading and managing a business doesn’t come with a magical handbook. It comes with life experience, shaped and designed by the uniqueness of the personality of who we are. There are 101 challenges and great opportunities, pain in all shades of colours that leads to growth where strength and confidence will be developed. Not...
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working from home, balancing career and home life featured
17
Jul

The real value of flexible working

Article provided by Narelle Morrison, COO and Co-Founder, Babel PR A great job is about so much more than a great salary. Fantastic incomes and hefty bonus packages are brilliant, but can come at a cost. Work can encroach on your personal life to a damaging degree, destabilising any notion of a healthy work/life balance....
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lunch
17
Jul

Combating the ‘al desko’ culture

We’ve all done it – attempted to eat that BLT sandwich whilst tapping out an email, at the same time as reading a report that’s been on your desk for two days. You finish your sandwich thinking you’re a role model for multitasking. In reality, half of the sandwich is on your keyboard and neither...
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children learning to use computer with parent featured
16
Jul

Why we need to be talking about a revolution with our kids

Fire Tech founder, Jill Hodges, a tech education pioneer, is on a mission to fill the digital skills and education gap here in the UK and around the world by teaching children and teens – and especially girls – to get creative with tech outside of school. Digital skills are no longer the realm of...
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Geeta Sidhu-Robb wellness empire featured
13
Jul

When life throws you lemons, make a multi-million wellness empire

It is fascinating to listen to the individual stories told by female entrepreneurs’ and learning of how they started their business, what their inspiration was and what led them to make the career decisions they did. Was it a passion? A goal? A necessity to solve a problem? Every tale harbours a unique DNA and...
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Female executives
13
Jul

Challenges for a female in a male-dominated profession

When I entered the funeral profession as a young girl of 15, no-one took me seriously and I was told repeatedly that it was no place for a female, especially a young one. I had to offer to work for nothing so that I could train and went on to become the youngest qualified  female...
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