Category

Networking Advice
woman talking to crowd featured
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:...
Read More
Networking can be quite difficult for anyone, but it can be especially difficult for women. The business world is still largely catered toward men
11
May

How the power of networking can help women get ahead

  The recent coverage of gender pay gaps at large firms casts an alarming light on the inequality between men and women in employment. With three-quarters of organisations reporting that they pay males more than females, it’s clear that we are far from creating an equal playing field for everyone in the workplace. Indeed, it’s...
Read More
Networking - Twitter Chat
16
Mar

We can all be the architects of our own networks

My father always told me that the best deals are done in Rugby boxes, pubs or on the 19th hole, and that networking is one of the most powerful tools for business success. But as new private members clubs spring up around London and social media platforms are creating webs of support for people whose...
Read More
NESS - Network for Essex Office Support Staff
07
Feb

How to avoid networking nightmares

There are a lot of us who dread networking situations because we struggle to speak with strangers, and end up in a vicious cycle of anxiety about how we’ll come across. But breaking unhelpful habits is key to easing the discomfort of networking. Presentation coach and nonverbal communication expert Simon de Cintra, author of Unlock...
Read More
07
Dec

Five tips to help young women succeed in the workplace

Agata Laydon, VP Business Operations, Student.com I’m a firm believer in meritocracy. Competence and achievements should be rewarded equally – regardless of your gender. But unfortunately, in today’s world of work, bias remains prevalent. Progress is being made, albeit painfully slowly. According to Catalyst, women held less than a quarter of senior roles globally in...
Read More
colleagues connecting with each other featured
28
Nov

How to positively interact with colleagues

Working well with others is not only an important quality to put on your CV – it’s also demonstrably important for both your work team and yourself. Yet many people see it as a stumbling block in the way of efficacy and achieving personal goals. Here are some tips to increase positivity in your workplace...
Read More
bullying
16
Nov

Don’t let bullying at work get the best of you

Most employees just want to go to work, do a decent job, earn money, and come home satisfied at the end of the day. But unfortunately, some managers or team members feel that it’s within their rights to pick on a member of staff, making their lives a misery. Bullying isn’t just happening in schools...
Read More
Women supporting each other featured
20
Oct

We are entering a new era of women supporting each other and why it is important to your success

Gone are the days of women stabbing each other in the back, or using aggressive tactics to get ahead in their career. Today the really successful women are genuinely supportive of each other. And they know it is the foundation of their own success. It used to be about ‘making it in a man’s world’...
Read More
1 2 3 6
X