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Networking
Networking
29
May

The value of networking: How you can make the most of business opportunities

When you’re just starting to build your career or your company, networking can seem daunting. However, plucking up the courage to walk into a room of professionals on your own can be so worthwhile. According to LinkedIn, 80 per cent of professionals believe the ability to make contacts is key to career success and 85 per cent of...
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28
May

Sistr launch a dedicated platform for women to connect, share and learn

  Do you have a business challenge which an hour with an experienced mentor could help resolve, or just a question that’ll take moments for someone with that experience to answer?  Sistr has been created to enable women to impart wisdom, and offer advice, to other women – a dedicated platform to connect, share and...
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02
Apr

WeAreFutureLeaders Speaker Spotlight: Andy Lopata

WeAreTheCity speaks to Andy Lopata, Business Networking Strategist, about his career. Andy is also one of the keynote speakers at our upcoming WeAreFutureLeaders conference on 24 May. Labelled ‘Mr Network’ by The Sun, Andy Lopata was called ‘one of Europe’s leading business networking strategists’ by the Financial Times and ‘a true master of networking’ by...
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18
Mar

WeAreTheCity’s Gender Networks 10th Birthday Celebration | In Pictures

To celebrate ten years of Gender Networks, founder Vanessa Vallely, OBE was joined by over 100 guests to open the markets at the London Stock Exchange. Speakers included, Diane Cote, Chief Risk Officer at the LSE, who hosted the celebrations and spoke of her support for Gender Networks. Baroness Goudie, Member of the British House...
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Networking
20
Feb

Progressing your career through your network

By Juliet Eccleston,co-founder of talent crowdsourcing platform, AnyGood? Despite the constant talk about equality, statistics show that women still remain vastly underrepresented in top roles across the business world. Figures from 2017 showed that in the UK, female professionals held only 12 per cent of jobs paying £150,000 or more.  It’s clear that traditional routes...
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14
Feb

05/03/19: International Women’s Day Empowerment Celebration

To kick start the International Women’s day celebration this year we are putting on an evening of panel discussions, an empowerment workshop and networking. Come and hang out with our inspirational panelists and supportive network for advice and practical tips to push forward with your goals and aspirations while living your best lifestyle. Anyone is...
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13
Feb

Careers Club: Your Year to Thrive | In Pictures

On 12 February, Careers Club members and guests came together at Deloitte for our first Careers Club event of 2019; Your Year to Thrive | Planning & Goals. The evening, attended by over 100 women, consisted of a thought-provoking speech by Vanessa Vallely, Founder of WeAreTheCity & Careers Club, followed by interactive, hands-on activities and...
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Networking
23
Jan

Tackling workplace inequality | The power of women’s career networks

By Annabel Jones, HR Director at ADP UK It’s no secret that women are severely underrepresented at the C-suite level of businesses, and in senior roles in general. While women in leadership positions are on the rise, it’s not yet even close to being on par with men. Diversity and inclusion in the workforce aren’t...
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