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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.

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15
Jan

Why an IT career is perfect for women

By Stephanie Rowe The tech sector is certainly majority-male. According to The Guardian, just 27 per cent of employees in the UK digital industry are women. And the imbalance starts young, with only 16 per cent of computer science students being female. Though it is unclear why young women shun tech careers, it may be...
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11
Jan

False economies and old boy networks

Article provided by Clare Martin, Group HR Director at Jardine Motor Group The Hampton-Alexander review’s 2018 report highlighted all-male boards across FTSE 350 continued to fall from 152 in 2011 to five in 2018, showing that gender diversity is being taken seriously. However, the sheer fact that there are reports still needed on this issue...
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10
Jan

Building a successful career in a male-dominated industry

Jenny Davies, CEO at M247 The statistics tell us that it is unusual for women to achieve c-level positions in typically male-dominated industries and although that is changing, progress is slow. I’m currently CEO of a Manchester head-quartered technology solutions company. When asked how I have ended up in tech, my answer is I am...
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04
Jan

Applying for a finance job? The Isle of Man is waiting for you

Gill Marples, director at IntegraLife International and former chair of the Manx Insurance Association, discusses the role of women in Financial Services in the Isle of Man, where she moved 20 years ago. Many women choose a career in financial services because they are attracted by the diversity of the sector and the wide choice...
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26
Dec

How to harness the Christmas feel-good factor for year-round career success

Uevolve career coach Lucinda Harlow reveals the secret of using your ‘anchors’… ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year…’ The twinkly lights come out and we are transported into a land heavy laden with snow.  Jolly carol singers spread good cheer amid steaming mulled wine. Happy families snuggle down to play games. Stockings hang...
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sexism
21
Dec

From ‘Mad Men’ to equality-driven commercial success

  By Melissa Vodegel Matzen, MD, Twelve Agency Don Draper: Let me ask you something: what do women want? Roger Sterling: Who cares? Popular US series, ‘Mad Men’, from which the above dialogue originated, shone a spotlight on the misogyny once endemic in the world of advertising. Advertising is my industry too. Fortunately, the times they are...
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14
Dec

Creating the career that’s just right for you

By Elizabeth Brennan, UK Industry Client Director at Criteo Today we’re used to everything being just the way we want it to be. For example, when we log into our Netflix or Spotify all our favourite shows and artists are right there in front of us. The same goes for our news and the apps...
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06
Dec

Top tips when applying for a finance job

Part one: how to structure your CV Two talent team representatives from a top investment firm recently visited our under-graduate students to discuss CV tips and graduate recruitment opportunities in finance. Tips on preparing successful CVs that will help land those first job interviews; and how to navigate interviews and assessment centres sparked great interest...
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