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Careers for women

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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.

catering industry, kitchen featured
17
Jun

A guide to a career in the catering industry

Statistics show that one third of people who work in the catering industry do it because they’re passionate about food. But, what makes this industry an attractive one to work in and what is recruitment currently like in the sector? We’ve teamed up with the Seaton Lane Inn, a modern country pub in Seaham, to...
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07
Jun

How women can accelerate their careers by becoming charity trustees

Article provided by Sophie Livingston at Trustees Unlimited It’s Trustees Week – an annual event that highlights the work of charity trustees. I am a trustee at the Royal Voluntary Service and am also Chair of Little Village, a charity that provides free good quality baby clothes and equipment donated by local families to those...
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woman volunteering with women abroad featured
04
Jun

How can volunteering abroad help your life and career?

Over the past 20 years the number of working women in the UK has risen, while the number of working men has declined. Indeed, according to the centre-right think-tank Policy-Exchange, there will be more women in work than men by 2014. As an increasingly motivated and powerful workforce, women are increasingly seeking out new occupations....
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tradeswomen, female carpenter featured
04
Jun

How British Businesses Can Buck the Tradeswomen Trend

According to recent statistics from the Institute of Engineering and Technology, less than a tenth of the UK’s engineers are women. This is the lowest percentage in the whole of Europe. Of the 100,000 registered Gas Safe engineers in the UK, fewer than 500 are female. Here, David Holmes, founder of UK boiler repair service...
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entrepreneur featured
10
May

Women in franchising in 2019

By Helen Venables of House of Colour Franchising is becoming an increasingly attractive choice for women to meet the growing need for flexibility and work/life balance that comes with having your own business.  Whilst women want to be successful at work, they additionally face unprecedented and constant pressure to be a super mum, expert house...
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WeAreTheCity & Jobbio featured
02
May

WeAreTheCity launches new job board platform in partnership with Jobbio

WeAreTheCity have partnered with Jobbio to create a digital careers marketplace targeting their four million monthly visitors. Dating back to 2014, the WeAreTheCity Jobs Board promotes career opportunities to their large and growing female demographic of 120,000 members. As more businesses focus on talent diversity and inclusion to drive innovation and create competitive advantage, this...
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fintech
26
Apr

Women in FinTech: Fresh perspectives

The financial services industry is well known for being fast paced, competitive and male-dominated. In Fintech, women are vastly underrepresented, making up just 29 per cent of staff in the sector, despite representing 47 per cent of the UK workforce. But this is also an industry in transition – and growing numbers of companies now recognise...
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16
Apr

Is a career in art viable in 2019? Here’s how you get in…

Although many people believe that the creative industry is a dying art form, it’s actually one of the fastest growing parts of the UK economy. So much so, that in 2017, the value of the sector stood at £101.5bn — which was a significant increase from its £94.8bn valuation back in 2016. People assume that...
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