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How-to-deal-with-a-toxic-work-environment featured
04
Jul

How to deal with a toxic work environment | Infographic

Does the thought of work stress you out? Do you feel depressed or overwhelmed while you’re there? Do you have a hard time disconnecting yourself from your job when at home? If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, you may be working in a toxic work environment: Image credit: Resume.io
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PR-Communications featured
24
Jun

Unleash the power: why PR could be just the thing for your career

As depressing report after depressing report show gender pay parity being a distant dream, working mothers leaving professional roles and returning at lower grades (if they come back at all), the #metoo movement, and of course, Brexit, it could all get very depressing. However, there is some good news. And as you might expect from...
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05
Jun

Want to get your foot in the door? Volunteer as an intern

If you’re going to school for a four-year degree in public administration, securing an internship is a great way to get your foot in the door for a future career. Internships teach you real-world skills that you will never learn in school. Having an internship or two on your resume will look incredibly attractive when...
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WeAreTheCity & Jobbio featured
02
May

WeAreTheCity launches new job board platform in partnership with Jobbio

WeAreTheCity have partnered with Jobbio to create a digital careers marketplace targeting their four million monthly visitors. Dating back to 2014, the WeAreTheCity Jobs Board promotes career opportunities to their large and growing female demographic of 120,000 members. As more businesses focus on talent diversity and inclusion to drive innovation and create competitive advantage, this...
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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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