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Advice
flexible working, working from home featured
22
Apr

Five ways to overcome the challenges of flexible working

Over the past few years, it has been encouraging to witness the shift in attitudes towards flexible working. In 2018, the BBC published figures showing only 6% of UK workers had a 9-5 job, along with an acknowledgement on the part of employers that flexible working increased motivation, job satisfaction and the number of long-term...
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Genius, power, dreams - careers club event
09
Apr

For stress awareness month, ten tips for professionals in overcoming workplace stress

Christopher Harvey is the founder of Harvey Sinclair, an Executive Wellbeing Coaching Company. Educated at St Andrews (MA) and Harvard Universities respectively, with a background in psychology, a master of formalised coaching and 10 years of international corporate leadership for some of the world’s most reputable organisations, Christopher understands all the dynamics involved in managing...
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01
Apr

How to cope with workplace stress

With working lives that are busier than ever, and communication devices that keep us “switched on” at all hours of the day and night, it’s getting harder than ever to escape workplace stress. In fact, according to the most recent Labour Force Survey (LFS) conducted by the UK’s Health and Safety Executive, there were 11.2...
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Brexit
01
Mar

Brexit from the perspective of the migrant or national

With only around two months until the planned date of Brexit, and in light of the recent rejection of the EU Withdrawal Agreement by the House of Commons, contemplating a move to the UK for work as a foreign professional might seem daunting. In part, this is because so much remains unresolved: Will there be...
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office, senior woman in accountancy
05
Feb

Women in work: advice from a senior woman in accountancy

Over the past few years, the UK has made great progress to get to a place where it is becoming acceptable, and expected, that we should be able to have open and honest conversations about mental health and wellbeing, however there is still a way to go. As a wife and parent working my way...
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03
Jan

Advice for setting up a small business

In the UK, the idea of setting up your own business is greatly appealing. Surveys have found the seven out of 10 of us have pondered with the idea, while four out of five 16-21-years-olds would like to be their own boss. In 2017, there were 5.7 million private sector businesses, representing a four per...
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time for a new job, applying for a job featured
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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27
Dec

Making the most of Christmas and New Year

The presents are opened, the food is nearly gone and another Christmas has passed in a flash. There’s a week to go before New Year’s Eve, so what are you going to do with it? If you’re lucky enough not to have to work between Christmas and New Year, there are actually lots of things...
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