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news paper, new articlesThe new articles category is the default category for any content published on WeAreTheCity. Here you will find any new content that has been added to the WeAreTheCity website. This includes recent news articles, career advice, culture articles, technology pieces and events.

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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22
Feb

In the eyes of a recruiter: what does your social media profile say about you?

We’ve all seen the nightmare stories and the newspaper headlines about people who’ve been fired for posting something questionable on social media. Take for example the journalist Toby Young, who resigned from his new role at the Office of Students last year after critics picked up on comments he’d made on Twitter. With more and...
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13
Feb

Careers Club: Your Year to Thrive | In Pictures

On 12 February, Careers Club members and guests came together at Deloitte for our first Careers Club event of 2019; Your Year to Thrive | Planning & Goals. The evening, attended by over 100 women, consisted of a thought-provoking speech by Vanessa Vallely, Founder of WeAreTheCity & Careers Club, followed by interactive, hands-on activities and...
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07
Feb

Gender Networks launches firmwide network survey results in partnership with EY | In Pictures

Gender Networks (formerly the Network of Networks) was founded in 2009 by Vanessa Vallely OBE, Managing Director of WeAreTheCity. The purpose of Gender Networks was to create a forum for internal women’s networks, chairs and co-chairs, to share network best practice, seek opportunities to leverage ideas and share challenges. Gender Networks has a representation of 85 cross...
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07
Feb

WeAreTheCity launches Gender Networks survey results in partnership with EY

Gender Networks (formerly the Network of Networks) was founded in 2009 by Vanessa Vallely OBE, Managing Director of WeAreTheCity. The purpose of Gender Networks was to create a forum for internal women’s networks, chairs and co-chairs to share network best practice, seek opportunities to leverage ideas and share challenges. In 2017, Gender Networks became a...
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02
Jan

A new you for the New Year?

Have you noticed how good our intentions are at the start of the year and how quickly they fizzle out? It’s really difficult to change habits and conditioning, and hoping to do it on willpower alone is a recipe for disappointment. How about giving yourself the real possibility of achieving the changes you want by...
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12
Dec

22/01/2019 – Women in Law: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Date/Time: 22/01/2019 @ 18:45 – 21:00 Location: Unit 8 Hampstead West, 224 Iverson Road, London, NW6 2HL Tired of feeling like a fraud? Constantly worried you will be ‘found out’? Come along to Red Arbre’s evening workshop for women working in law. We will go through some practical ways to manage the effects of Imposter...
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07
Nov

In the age of flexible working, why are we still so stressed?

  It is widely accepted that a happier, healthier workforce is a more productive, efficient workforce.  Yet increasingly the media paints a picture of a reality at odds with this; the Office of National Statistics has highlighted Britain’s poor productivity compared with other leading western economies. Stress is flourishing in high-pressure workplaces such as law firms, banks, and financial services companies. Work-life...
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Northern Power Awards
25
Oct

18/03/2018 – Northern Power Women Awards

The fourth Northern Power Women Awards will take place on 18 March 2019 in a glittering evening ceremony at  Manchester Central Convention Complex. The Northern Power Women Awards showcase role models and celebrate the many different ways women contribute to a thriving Northern Powerhouse. The inaugural awards started in March 2016, attracting 440 organisation leaders,...
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