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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.

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13
Jun

Mentor magic | Graham Oates

Graham Oates, Chief Executive of Norrie Johnston Recruitment, the executive search and interim management agency, considers the role mentoring can play in helping women develop their skills, experience and careers. When creating our report “Women, Pay & Progress – closing the gender pay gap” we asked 10 successful women what advice they’d give to their...
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08
Jun

Bringing creative ideas to life

Creative ideas can materialise at any moment and whilst some may not be practical for your business, others can have a huge impact on your enterprise and its bottom line. Thinking up these innovative ideas is one thing, but the struggle really begins when you kick off the process of bringing these creative ideas to...
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07
Jun

How to engage hearts and minds

Here’s some ‘must have’ steps to build and motivate a high performing team How is 2018 turning out for you and your team? With quite a few months under our belt now’s a good time to pause and reflect.  What have been the successes?  Have there been a few challenges?  How good have the team...
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06
Jun

Why body confidence matters for your career

So many women don’t feel brilliant about their bodies. Not thin enough, not toned enough, not curvy enough, bum not pert enough, skin not glowing enough, hair that won’t do what you want…the list of complaints is endless. Only five per cent of women naturally have the body that the media portrays as ideal. And...
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06
Jun

Advance your skills and pay it forward by volunteering as a school governor

Seeking a way to pay it forward? Wanting to improve the education of the children of the future? Then you may have what it takes to become a school governor. Volunteering as a governor is a great opportunity to expand your skills, benefitting you both personally and professionally but also helping those around you. School...
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