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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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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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12
Jun

Are transferrable skills key to getting you the job you want?

Looking back ten years, the workplace was a completely different place. There are many things that we’re discussing now – from remote working to employee wellbeing and engagement – that simply didn’t exist in the public consciousness just a short while ago. Given these changes, it’s unsurprising to find that candidates and recruiters have a...
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05
Jun

Want to get your foot in the door? Volunteer as an intern

If you’re going to school for a four-year degree in public administration, securing an internship is a great way to get your foot in the door for a future career. Internships teach you real-world skills that you will never learn in school. Having an internship or two on your resume will look incredibly attractive when...
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09
May

Should you apply for that job? | Infographic

Finding that perfect job can be frustrating. There are many questions to consider when deciding which positions to apply for. Is this job real or a scam? Am I 100 per cent “qualified”? Why has this position has been vacant for so long? So, let’s find out whether you should apply for that job. Image...
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19
Apr

Sign of the times: jobs that are dying out

It’s not for anyone to say what career path you should choose but it’s probably a good idea to get in the know when it comes to the job market. Browse jobs with us on The Job Auction if you’re curious what’s out there today. The future is already here and with it comes a...
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19
Mar

Don’t get downtrodden during the job hunt with these motivators

For most of us, looking for a job can be a stressful. It might be that you’ve been made redundant, you’re not happy in your current workplace or that you’ve had a change in circumstances. Whatever your situation, it’s important to stay positive and remember that your situation is only temporary. For those of you...
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08
Jan

New year, new start | How to get a head start on the job market in 2019

By Polina Montano, Co-Founder of JOB TODAY With the new year coming up, lots of us will be looking for a fresh start and for many, that means a new job. Casual jobs are becoming more and more popular with our latest research showing 25 per cent of women in UK are working in retail...
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18
Dec

A guide to: job hunting at Christmas

It’s finally December and Christmas is coming! For many of us, Christmas is a time to take a well-earned break from the stresses of work and spend some quality time with our families. While taking a break is important, if you are looking for a new job then there is no reason why you should...
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