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Promotion

Working on how to get your next promotion? Find tips and advice on how to secure that big promotion or the best way to go about promoting members of your team. promotion

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11
Jul

Personal brand matters – here’s how to get noticed at work

Getting noticed at work is hard. Unless you work for a tiny business, showcasing your skills to your boss, boss’s boss or even further up the seniority chain can seem like an impossible task. This is especially true for thousands of employees who don’t work behind a desk, as demonstrating excellent customer service or sales...
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04
Jun

The six reasons you are not being promoted (and what to do about it)

You stay late at the office, produce consistent work and consider yourself to be an asset to the team. However, once again a colleague has been promoted over you. Being overlooked for promotion can lead to a knock in confidence, resentment and you disengaging from the workplace entirely. Here, health and wellbeing expert Jordan Carter...
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30
May

How to navigate the glass cliff

When women in business finally shatter the glass ceiling, they are swiftly introduced to the glass cliff. This phenomenon describes how high-performing women promoted during times of company turmoil, when risk of failure is the greatest. Women are then more likely to be challenged by male investors, given less time to turn things around than...
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Career Comeback
27
Dec

Moving on up in 2019: Three leading business women from the creative industries explain how to get to the top

As we approach the New Year, many of us are thinking about progressing our careers. But how do we become leaders and stay true to who we are? Three high-profile business women share their top tips. Nicole Griffin, Strategy Director, branding agency Ragged Edge The best piece of advice I can give someone looking to...
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07
Dec

How to negotiate a promotion and secure more responsibility

There’s nothing wrong with wanting more responsibility. When hitting targets becomes the norm and your objectives are achieved with ease, it’s time to set your sights on a bigger challenge. However, it takes more to secure a promotion than success in your current role. If you want to climb up the career ladder, you’ll have...
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05
Dec

Women in trading | Why I talk about my achievements

By Hither Mann, professional Forex trader and CEO of Fortune Academy I became a self-made millionaire by the age of 25. I have forged a successful career in Forex Trading. I am a life coach with years of financial expertise and business experience, and I am unafraid to be bold about my achievements. I want...
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Boardroom
28
Nov

Let’s redress the balance in 21st century business & get more women in to senior roles

It is my belief that personal branding can redress the balance for women in business. As someone who builds personal brands, I love spotting trends and patterns. Although my methodology doesn’t change, the approach and output can vary greatly depending on the client but one thing I’ve noticed time and time again is the questions...
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money
05
Sep

How to ask for a pay rise

Research shows that women are less confident than men when it comes to asking for a pay rise. There are lots of articles, and even books, that aim to build your confidence and give you tips on how to get that extra moula you so rightly deserve. Here are a few of my personal hints....
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