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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.

14
Nov

Taking on a giant | How I won a bullying and harassment case in the workplace

I remember feeling completely overjoyed as I landed my dream job working for one of the most respected financial firms in the UK.   This was going to be an amazing opportunity and I intended to make the most of it. In less than one week that dream started to dissolve when my line manager started...
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14
Nov

Attracting and retaining women in technical roles

By Clare Young, head of delivery, dxw digital One of the issues organisations often wrestle with is how to attract more women into technical and engineering roles. dxw digital has made great strides in this area: as I write, the majority of our user research team, one-third of our operations engineers, more than a third...
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14
Nov

Brexit and Relocations – what are your rights if your employer announces your job is relocating abroad?

Since the referendum to leave the European Union, in June 2016, many companies immediately began putting in place contingency plans to ensure their post-Brexit survival. Over two years down the line, there is still much uncertainly surrounding the details of our departure. As things stand, we are scheduled to leave the EU on Friday, 29...
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06
Nov

Looking to gain skills and network? Apply for a place at the AllBright Academy

Supporting women throughout their career journey is at the heart of what we do at AllBright. Our Academy programme, taking place over ten weeks and encompassing two courses, is designed to help women gain the skills, confidence and network needed to achieve their goals. The Academy courses are aimed at aspiring, early-stage female founders as...
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31
Oct

Job of the week: Principal, Admin & Planning (Pershing) | BNY Mellon

Overview of the Role: Reports to – Pershing EMEA CEO, supporting both Pershing EMEA CEO and Executive Based – London (to co-locate with CEO given close working nature of the role) Geographic reach – All Pershing EMEA territories plus liaison with wider BK EMEA and Pershing LLC Key Roles and Responsibilities Constantly seek to drive...
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25
Oct

Why a career as an executive assistant could be for you

To track the development of the EA role through time, you only have to look as far as pop culture. From the likes of Peggy Olsen and Joan Holloway, the type-writing secretaries of Mad Men, and Miss Moneypenny, the loyal right-hand-lady of James Bond, to Andy Sachs, assistant to Miranda Priestly in Devil Wears Prada,...
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17
Oct

For law firm diversity, a shift from the extraordinary to the expected

Corporate law firms are commonly perceived as conservative, exclusive clubs that only hire more of the same to maintain the monoculture. However, thankfully times change and over the course of a generation the clubby institution of the large law firm is transforming to an extent that would have been unthinkable a few decades ago. Today,...
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11
Oct

Opening doors to women in the finance sector

Diversity in the finance sector has come a long way in the last decade but is still in need of improvement from entry right through to the boardroom. Women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and individuals from poorer socio-economic backgrounds are still under-represented at every level. The government has proposed ambitious targets to close the...
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