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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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14
Mar

Will your job be around in 20 years?

It has been reported that as many as one in three jobs in London will be lost to automation by 2038. That’s a shocking statistic, but what does this really mean – should candidates fear for their future, or recognise the opportunities that technology will present? According to research conducted by Gartner, as many as...
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13
Mar

Five ways online learning can help advance your career

Article provided by Stephen Somerville, Managing Director, Government and Employer Partnerships, FutureLearn Thinking of a career change this year? Online learning can help you secure that promotion or step into a new career to help you achieve your professional goals. Below we outline some of the big reasons to get stuck into an online course:...
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01
Mar

Brexit from the perspective of the migrant or national

With only around two months until the planned date of Brexit, and in light of the recent rejection of the EU Withdrawal Agreement by the House of Commons, contemplating a move to the UK for work as a foreign professional might seem daunting. In part, this is because so much remains unresolved: Will there be...
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19
Feb

Ever thought about a career in digital advertising? Here’s what you need to know

Arguably one of the most rapidly changing and growing industries, digital advertising is an exciting area to build a career in.   When a friend told me about the industry, and the company I now work for (AppNexus, a Xandr Company), I was completely blown away by what I found out, in particular the world of...
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15
Feb

How the workplace will change in 2019

By Patricia DuChene, VP Sales, GM EMEA, Wrike The very definition of the word “workplace” is changing – not so long ago, concepts including hot-desking and remote working seemed by some as cutting-edge, but they are now becoming commonplace. There’s reason to believe that we will continue to see some very real differences in workplaces...
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13
Feb

Careers Club: Your Year to Thrive | In Pictures

On 12 February, Careers Club members and guests came together at Deloitte for our first Careers Club event of 2019; Your Year to Thrive | Planning & Goals. The evening, attended by over 100 women, consisted of a thought-provoking speech by Vanessa Vallely, Founder of WeAreTheCity & Careers Club, followed by interactive, hands-on activities and...
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07
Feb

STEM up – a case for encouraging women and girls to enter the tech industry

Anjali Arora, SVP and Chief Product Officer, Rocket Software A recently resurfaced 1958 issue of an American magazine entitled 129 Ways To Get A Husband suggests searching the census reports for places with the most single men. It’s 2019, and if you are in the market for a husband, you stand a good chance of...
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07
Feb

Gender jaundice | Blog post

By Aly Bowman, Chief Product Officer at Thomas International Many acknowledge there is a gender diversity problem in Britain’s boardrooms. This is reflected in the fact that less than five percent of executive directors at FTSE 250 index companies are female. But what are the reasons for the imbalance? Do men perhaps have better leadership...
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