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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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08
Jan

Not going to uni? How to fast track from the classroom to the corporate world | Geri Ivanova

Despite gaining places at all of her university choices, Geri Ivanova knew a further three years of study was not for her. As an ambitious student Geri was keen to enter the world of work immediately but was unsure of the best route to take. After attending an open day at Quest Professional – a...
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07
Jan

Building your emotional resilience in 2019

By Penny Power OBE Many discussions around the risks of social media often hone in on business reputation and conversations regarding your brand, but not nearly enough is centered on the emotional wellbeing and mental health of entrepreneurs on the receiving end of unsolicited advice. The feedback that you come across online can knock you...
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07
Jan

New Year, New Direction

Could 2019 be the year you make your decision to move from being a permanent employer to becoming your own boss as a freelancer or contractor? The decision seems to have been endlessly dramatised. In fact, it’s not that big a decision at all and choosing to go down that route ranks well below decisions...
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07
Jan

How to be more productive at work in the New Year

A brand new year is a glorious opportunity to reset your approach to work. Though it’s easy to list a hundred lofty ambitions on 1st January, we can easily lose track as the year rolls on and our optimistic ambitions sometimes prove tough to realise. By keeping things simple you’ll be far more likely to...
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04
Jan

New Year, New You. It is never too late | Realistic goal setting

Yes it is that time of year again when everyone is talking about New Years Resolutions. Whether you have made yours already or not here are three easy tips that will guarantee success.  All you have to do is put them in to practice.  Sounds easy right? The only difference between “Try” and “Triumph” is...
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04
Jan

How to know if you’ve made the right hire

No business sets out to make a bad hire. However, between the first application and the last interview, it’s extraordinarily easy to make a mistake. Whether interactions with Candidates start to shift the original requirements or you have so much on your plate that you rush through the process, it’s not uncommon for managers to...
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02
Jan

Walking a different path

Emma Leering, CEO of United Amayi As a strong-willed, independent youngster, I always knew that I didn’t want a traditional job. I didn’t like the thought of working for someone else, and couldn’t picture myself as a solicitor, doctor, shop owner, or anything else careers advisors spoke of. On top of that, I also have...
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01
Jan

49 per cent of businesses report graduates lack vital employability skills – how can this be improved? | Claire Granados

Claire Granados, Principal at Quest Professional – a business college focused on equipping A-level and university leavers with the business acumen, employability and interview skills required to fast-track aspiring students into the world of work – gives her opinion on how to equip young people with the essential tools to succeed in the world of...
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