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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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16
Jul

Why we need to be talking about a revolution with our kids

Fire Tech founder, Jill Hodges, a tech education pioneer, is on a mission to fill the digital skills and education gap here in the UK and around the world by teaching children and teens – and especially girls – to get creative with tech outside of school. Digital skills are no longer the realm of...
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Female executives
13
Jul

Challenges for a female in a male-dominated profession

When I entered the funeral profession as a young girl of 15, no-one took me seriously and I was told repeatedly that it was no place for a female, especially a young one. I had to offer to work for nothing so that I could train and went on to become the youngest qualified  female...
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09
Jul

A day in the life of a wedding PR

Nicola Russill-Roy is the PR Director at Propose PR, the UK’s only dedicated wedding PR agency. I kicked off my career in wedding PR around ten years ago. Back then; I was happily juggling my job in PR for British Airways while planning my wedding. That’s when I spotted it – a gap in the...
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27
Jun

Sales – not just for men!

By Agata Nowakowska, Area Sales VP UK, Skillsoft EMEA There are few jobs more maligned than that of the salesman. Images of fast-talking, oily fellows in cheap suits automatically spring to mind, as well as adjectives like untrustworthy or intimidating. Furthermore, this shady character is always imagined as male, and yet I’ve worked in sales...
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engineering
21
Jun

Keeping women on track in engineering

In the UK, only nine per cent of the engineering workforce and only six per cent of registered engineers and technicians are female, the lowest levels across Europe. Alongside her role as an electronics engineer in the rail vehicle systems at Knorr-Bremse, Leesa Kingman from Midsomer Norton, near Bath, is paving the way for other...
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19
Jun

Top tips to kick-start your career

In my last blog I talked about why you should consider a career in finance. But once you get in, how do you get on? Whichever sector you’re in, if you’re ready for a new challenge at work but don’t know where to start – read on. Here are my top tips to help make...
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19
Jun

Stuck in the past | Sharon Baker

Article provided by Sharon Baker, Mighty Social When I was a young girl going through school it felt like the world was my oyster. There were so many career choices, all carefully carved out by years of ancestors dutifully taking up roles which, lets face it, have barely changed. Bank managers, to hairdressers, doctors to...
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18
May

Women at Whalar

  Whalar is an influencer marketing platform on a mission to liberate the creative voice. 60 per cent of the influencers on the Whalar platform are women. Chelsea Carter, Head of Content at Whalar told us more about why women are leading the way at Whalar. Influencer marketing is still a relatively new area of...
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