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New Articles

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.

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Badass Woman's Hour featured
16
Jul

Badass Women’s Hour

Three friends who set out to bring real women’s conversations to mainstream media. We have a national radio show, a weekly podcast, run live events and are all over social media – we’re busy! Oh and we won an award! We want to reach women around the world and invite them to join our conversation...
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sad, stressed woman suffering burnout featured
08
Jul

How to deal with burnout

We hear more and more about people burning out and the language itself can conjure up some dramatic images and episodes. People imagine that burnout is something dramatic, the collapse on the bathroom floor or the breakdown on public transport that shows that actually you are close to the edge. But often it manifests itself...
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paola garbini featuered
31
May

Inspirational Woman: Paola Garbini | Founder, NOI Club

Paola Garbini, Founder of NOI Club, allergic to gender inequality, mum of two, globetrotter and Global Marketing Manager for Financial Institutions at BCG. Paola has always been passionate about diversity and women’s empowerment, in her personal as well as professional life. She started blogging about her favourite topics but quickly realised that to bring about...
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flexible working, working from home featured
09
May

The Power of Balance

Why work-life balance matters, and goes beyond working parents. The desire to achieve a healthy work-life balance is broadly acknowledged these days. But all too often it’s still seen as a nice-to-have and not a crucial element of modern working practices. It’s also often talked about as being principally an issue for working mums or,...
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01_Which-country-has-the-most-public-holidays- featured01_Which-country-has-the-most-public-holidays- featured
01
May

Which country gets the most time off? | Interactive Infographic

Have you ever wondered how many vacation days people from other countries get each year? Or how long new mothers can take off work for maternity leave in different cultures? Research shows that taking vacation time can help keep your productivity levels high whilst improving your mental health and wellbeing. Yet many countries don’t create...
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stressed
16
Apr

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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