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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.

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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a career in art featured
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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changing careers, Fi Katzler featured
12
Apr

Second impressions: how to change careers

Article provided by internationally-renowned, impressionist painter Fi Katzler “Follow your dreams and they will come true,” we are often told. It’s a phrase we hear time and again on talent shows like The X Factor or The Voice. While its optimistic sentiment can serve as an inspiration to many, the reality is not so straightforward...
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effectively manage and lead a firm
25
Mar

How to effectively manage and lead a firm

In an increasingly competitive legal sector, law firm decision makers must now work harder than ever to ensure that each area of their practice is functioning in the most effective way. However, that responsibility does not come without challenges. Deborah Edwards, Director & Head of Training and Support Services at Insight Legal explores the role...
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robot arm, AI, automation featured
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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Female student studying-thumbnail
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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