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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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20
Dec

Five steps to securing your first graduate job

I can remember the exact moment that final year fear set in. It was the first lecture of the new academic year and before I’d even managed to locate a biro, the lecturer dropped the bombshell: “You only have 235 days of university left.” A collective gulp went around the room as everyone realised that...
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11
Oct

Unique career perks to look for in 2018

As the economy begins to heat up, employers are becoming more creative in the ways they attract top talent. Although job seekers still rank company culture and senior leadership as their top considerations in choosing a job, employers are stacking the deck with unique benefits and perks to try to close the deal. According to...
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08
Aug

Top tips to avoid risky recruitment errors

Recruiting new staff can be a headache for any business; finding the perfect candidate based on attributes on paper and potentially nervous interviews is a challenge. For SMEs in particular, the recruitment period is a risky time. Whilst the business may no longer be micro-sized, it still relies on a valuable workforce, and with a...
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20
Apr

13 tips for the perfect phone interview | Infographic

Phone calls can be awkward enough, especially when being interviewed. Follow these tricks when taking part in a phone interview and you’ll be sure to impress the recruiters to grab that crucial invitation to the office. Image credit: NetCredit
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CV
05
Dec

The best time to look for a new job – hint, it’s not in January

There are some things that you can be sure of this January – you’ll say you’re going to start going to the gym again, you’ll buy a lot of things you don’t need in the sales, and without fail you’ll receive an email from a recruiter entitled ‘New Year, New Career’. Forget January; if you...
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23
Aug

Top CV and interview tips to get into teaching

Interviews can be tough but by being prepared and enthusiastic, you’ll give yourself the best possible chance of success. We’ve teamed up with an education recruitment expert Marie, from ITN Mark Education to bring you some expert tips on getting your new teaching job. First things first: Make sure you improve your CV If you’re...
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CV
17
Aug

UK job hunters not prepared to settle for less, finds survey

Over three quarters of UK workers (79.2%) claim they are not willing to settle for less when hunting for a job, with 18.2% saying a low advertised salary would put them off applying for a role new research has found. A survey, conducted by CV-Library, found that 20% of the 1,000 respondents would be out...
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20
Jul

How to stand out from the crowd when applying for a job

Recruiters generally receive dozens, if not hundreds of applications for every role they advertise which means that it’s crucial you find a way to make yourself stand out from the crowd in both the application and interview process. Here’s how to do it. Few people actually apply for jobs well, so a good way to...
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