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Our resources section prides itself on having the answers you need to take the next step in your career. Be it finding a network, returning to work, attending events and learning a new skill or even just providing you with the motivation or inspiration you need in order take that next big step in your life and career. Our resources section also contains everything from the latest reports and whitepapers about the progression of women in the workplace, details of our recommended universities and business schools as well as a directory of life coaches who can help you with that all important transition.

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.

votes for women featured
10
Feb

What is the Representation of the People Act?

Today marks the anniversary of the passing of the 1918 Representation of the People Act. The act was a fundamental piece of legislation that allowed many women to vote for the first time, and was viewed by the Suffragettes and Suffragists as a major hurdle in the ‘Votes for Women’ cause. The act allowed women...
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10
Feb

Hampton-Alexander Review | FTSE Women Leaders

As 2018 draws to a close, there has never been more visibility in business on the lack of women in leadership. Companies addressing gender imbalance, as part of the drive to align corporate purpose to changing societal expectations, are building the greatest trust in their stakeholders. Rising public awareness and grass-roots focus from employees, will...
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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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LGBT
05
Feb

What is LGBT History Month?

February marks LGBT History Month, which celebrates and remembers lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history. The aim of the month is to promote equality and diversity throughout the public. This year’s theme discusses religion, belief and philosophy. LGBT History Month first originated within the US, but was initiated in the UK by Schools OUT and...
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15
Jan

Tech Talent Charter: Benchmarking Report 2018

Today the Tech Talent Charter (TTC) launched its inaugural benchmarking report – the first report of its kind tracking gender diversity in technology roles across the UK. Gathered from over 200 signatories representing over half a million employees, the data gives a snapshot of today’s tech industry and an insight into practical ways companies can...
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10
Jan

Recommended Read: How to get what you want in 7 weeks | Julie Provino

As New Year hits, so do our new year’s resolutions – surveys show each year we’re determined to get new jobs, make new friends, earn more money and start new hobbies. But what if this January we actually have the tools to make our resolutions stick? How to Get What You Want in 7 Weeks...
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man sexually harassing woman at work featured
09
Jan

How to deal with sexual harassment at work

By Stephanie Rowe Sexual harassment in the workplace is sadly still commonplace. Many suffer in silence, too ashamed or afraid to speak out against it. Read this article for practical advice and learn how to put a stop to sexual harassment for good. Overview Many of us still imagine sexual harassment to be something from...
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31
Dec

Looking back at 2018: our top career advice articles

In the third and final installments of looking back at 2018, we delve into our favourite and inspiring career advice articles of the year. WeAreTheCity prides itself on having the answers you need to take the next step in your career. Our careers advice section offers the latest and most relevant tips on networking, legal...
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