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Networking Advice
Networking
29
May

The value of networking: How you can make the most of business opportunities

When you’re just starting to build your career or your company, networking can seem daunting. However, plucking up the courage to walk into a room of professionals on your own can be so worthwhile. According to LinkedIn, 80 per cent of professionals believe the ability to make contacts is key to career success and 85 per cent of...
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13
Mar

Network Spotlight: #STEMConnext

Tell us a bit about your network (including when you were founded and why, how many members, who leads the network, anything on your committees). I lead two networks: Women in Tech @Three was founded in 2016 by Trudie Fell and I took over the helm in September 2018. The group is for employees of...
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Networking
20
Feb

Progressing your career through your network

By Juliet Eccleston,co-founder of talent crowdsourcing platform, AnyGood? Despite the constant talk about equality, statistics show that women still remain vastly underrepresented in top roles across the business world. Figures from 2017 showed that in the UK, female professionals held only 12 per cent of jobs paying £150,000 or more.  It’s clear that traditional routes...
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Networking
23
Jan

Tackling workplace inequality | The power of women’s career networks

By Annabel Jones, HR Director at ADP UK It’s no secret that women are severely underrepresented at the C-suite level of businesses, and in senior roles in general. While women in leadership positions are on the rise, it’s not yet even close to being on par with men. Diversity and inclusion in the workforce aren’t...
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03
Jan

New year, new focus: How to build a career-boosting network in 2019!

Welcome to a new year and a fresh start. Working day-to-day or building a business can be a rough endeavour sometimes. Finding the right balance and keeping everything moving in the right direction is not always easy. The good thing is that if you are well networked, you don’t have to go it alone. There...
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Networking
26
Nov

How women can empower each other by using their networks

  ‘It’s not what you know; it’s who you know’ is a trope that’s never sat particularly well with me. It puts the focus on competition, gall, and possibly undeserved success. This is far removed from what modern networking is, and should be: a collective endeavour. It’s about building an extended community of professionals that...
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04
Oct

Why women prefer women-only networking groups

Ashleigh Auld is the Head of Channel Marketing at Starleaf and is working with the Women in AV as well as Diversity and Equality of Legal Technology and Security. Networking groups are a great way to meet new people, make new connections and generate new business however as a woman in business, I understand how...
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17
May

The top five common communication mistakes

More often than not, people are aware that their communication skills could be improved and are already on the road to success by attempting to improve and develop them. But it isn’t always that straightforward and many end up getting sidetracked along the way! Presentation coach  Simon de Cintra, author of Unlock Your Business Voice:...
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