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Professional development

In this section you will find information about professional development and career progression for women in business.

Find advice and examples from women in business about their own professional development.Professional development

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.

22
May

Tips for being on time for those constantly running late

Being late is a terrible habit – not only for those around you, but for you yourself. It always ends up making you stressed out, flustered, guilty, and generally less productive. Yet it’s one of the hardest bad habits to break. So here are some strategies to help you be on time. Relearn Your “Time...
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21
May

How not to take feedback personally

As a leader, how you respond to feedback is critical – being over-defensive or upset can, at best, be tricky and, at worst, career-limiting.  Once you are known to be sensitive to critique others will tip-toe around you.  But you want to hear what others think – we know the feedback loop is a critical...
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18
May

Employers can profit from menopause

The Pharmaceutical Industry must be rubbing their hands together in glee counting the number of media column inches and air time recently being devoted to menopause. Not too surprising, for every positive mention, or endorsement of one of their products, sales increase significantly swelling their profits.  What is less certain, and probably doubtful, is whether...
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18
May

Working from home: Top tips to improve your productivity

Whilst all of us who work in an office environment crave the odd day sitting on our bed in our PJ’s, working from home can be hard. Motivating yourself to work from home every day, maintaining productivity and focus can feel like climbing a mountain every day. Here are some top tips to help you...
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15
May

Plan your career backwards

C.S. Lewis said: “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” Many successful women believe that having an eye on the ending is vital if young women are to take the right decisions at the start of their working lives and reach their real...
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