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Careers
muslim woman working on the computer featured
19
Mar

Don’t get downtrodden during the job hunt with these motivators

For most of us, looking for a job can be a stressful. It might be that you’ve been made redundant, you’re not happy in your current workplace or that you’ve had a change in circumstances. Whatever your situation, it’s important to stay positive and remember that your situation is only temporary. For those of you...
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muslim woman working on the computer featured
19
Feb

Ever thought about a career in digital advertising? Here’s what you need to know

Arguably one of the most rapidly changing and growing industries, digital advertising is an exciting area to build a career in.   When a friend told me about the industry, and the company I now work for (AppNexus, a Xandr Company), I was completely blown away by what I found out, in particular the world of...
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13
Feb

UK workplace culture stalls women’s careers say three in four women and two in five men

Everyday examples of unintentionally gender biased behaviour in the workplace are stalling women’s careers, according to a year-long study released today by Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge. Involving 5,814 UK employees, this research sheds new light on the implications of the way people tend to think about the strengths, attributes and potential of men and women....
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Khadijah Ismail featured
13
Feb

‘Misleading stereotypes’ put girls off engineering careers, STEM ambassador claims

A female STEM ambassador believes “misleading stereotypes” are to blame for a lack of women in the sector. Khadijah Ismail, aged 19, who has secured an engineering apprenticeship with defence, security and aerospace multinational BAE Systems, said girls often misunderstand what the traditionally male-dominated industry has to offer. Ismail said, “I’ve found that a lot...
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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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woman going through a career change featured
14
Dec

Creating the career that’s just right for you

By Elizabeth Brennan, UK Industry Client Director at Criteo Today we’re used to everything being just the way we want it to be. For example, when we log into our Netflix or Spotify all our favourite shows and artists are right there in front of us. The same goes for our news and the apps...
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22
Nov

Penny Mordaunt announces £600,000 to help vulnerable women to return to work when they are ready

Minister for Women and Equalities, Penny Mordaunt, announces £600,000 to help vulnerable women to return to work when they are ready. The fund is a new phase of the returners programme to help people who have been out of work to care for others. Organisations from across England will be able to bid for grants...
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Credit Suisse women returning to work featured
06
Nov

Vacancy Spotlight: Credit Suisse Real Returns™ 2019

For the sixth successive year, Credit Suisse is running the Real Returns program which is designed to re-engage experienced, talented professionals who have taken a voluntary career break and help facilitate their transition back into the workforce.  Real Returns is a paid employment program that will run for 16 weeks, starting on March 25, 2019...
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