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Careers for women

Job seekers can find out everything they need to know about applying for jobs here along with tips and advice for careers for women. Careers for women

Find advice to aid you in your jobs search and to further your career.

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.

Laughing businesswoman at meeting
11
Sep

Women in business

What do women want in business? Pretty much the same as men, actually. In March, a group of women attended a meeting at 10 Downing Street to talk to the Government about how to help support female founders and ensure their success. As part of that preparation, several members of the delegation consulted in female...
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Alison Cork featured
04
Sep

What I learned running as the next Boris | Alison Cork

I was sitting at the dinner table one evening in May. It had been a normal busy day in my office and I was looking forward to some light hearted chat with the kids. My telephone pinged to tell me there was a text. It was a particularly insistent ping, so rather unusually, I looked...
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Women not given jobs in technology because they suck at interviews, study suggests (F)
10
Aug

Is a career in HR for you?

Article provided by Jo Sweetland, Mananing Partner, Green Park Human Resources (HR) is an industry growing fast in popularity, with the ONS estimating over 30,000 more people working in HR last year than five years earlier. However, with increased industry specialism and new career paths opening, it can seem a difficult profession to navigate and...
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08
Aug

Bursting through the gender box

Bursting through the gender box is such a huge topic. As an active advocate for gender equality (in my mind that stands for equality for both genders) I’ve been for years asking myself the question: ‘Why have we not reached equality between the genders, despite all the researches that show the benefit of gender equality,...
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Leyla Growing Influence of women in wealth featured
01
Aug

The growing influence of women in wealth

In an industry that is still very male-dominated, Leyla Alaton, President of Alvimedica and Board Member of Alarko Holding, one of the largest business conglomerates in Turkey, discusses the challenges still facing women in wealth influence. In my corporate experience, women are usually a minority in meetings, especially the higher you rise in a corporation....
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fintech
31
Jul

Go where it’s hot: Advice to women looking to advance their career in Fintech

By Mandy Killam, Group President, ACI On Premise at ACI Worldwide One of the most valuable pieces of career advice I ever received was from one of my former bosses who once told me: Go where its hot!  And by that he didn’t mean relocating to sunny Florida but taking on roles in demanding areas...
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diversity, black women, all the same featured
24
Jul

“You women, you’re all alike…!”

So said a (male) friend of mine, lightly and with affection. He’ll have no memory of saying it. But me? I couldn’t forget it. It took me a long time to work out why. The more I thought about it the more I realised how common an assertion this is. I hear suggestions of ‘feminine...
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Graduates pay-gap
23
Jul

What business degrees are there and where can they take you?

If you’ve been looking into studying a business-related degree at university, you might be feeling overwhelmed with the number of possible courses out there. From International Business, to Marketing and Media, how do you know which one is right for you? Together with Northumbria University clearing, we look at the broad types of business degrees...
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