Women in the Workforce


Unlocking Business Potential with BNI: Your Path to Success

In today’s competitive business world, building meaningful connections and leveraging trusted relationships are key to success. BNI (Business Network International), the world’s largest and most successful business networking organisation, offers a proven system to help business owners and professionals collaborate, generate qualified referrals, and explore new growth opportunities. With over 11,133 chapters in 77 countries, Continue reading..

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Congratulations on Securing an Interview!

  Kudos to you! Your impressive resume has landed you an interview opportunity. This is your moment to shine and prove that you’re the perfect fit for the role. Interviews can be daunting, but with adequate preparation, you can ease your anxiety and increase your chances of success. As a seasoned Recruiter, I’ve guided countless Continue reading..

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7 Ways to Make Your CV Stand Out After a Career Break

Writing a resume after a career break can be challenging. Lots of people take career breaks during their working life. Perhaps you spent your career break looking after young children or an elderly relative. Maybe you were ill, volunteered or even travelled the world!  But despite all the rich experiences you’ll have gained, people can Continue reading..

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Tech Mate

Technology is the fastest-growing industry in the UK and it has career opportunities and pay packets to match! Over the past decade, the way we communicate, exercise, shop and even find love has changed beyond recognition. And judging by the 46 million people in the UK who own a smartphone – predicted to rise to Continue reading..

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All Things Equal!

As a woman who has broken the glass ceiling, guest editor Sarah talks about why diversity is so important for business! What does diversity and inclusion in the workplace mean to you? To me, diversity and inclusion is about fairness. It’s allowing everyone an opportunity to shine and progress, regardless of their gender, race, sexual Continue reading..

How can work best support families?

What do parents think makes for a family friendly employer? It’s an important consideration given that most employees will at some point start a family. Workingmums.co.uk’s recent annual survey showed offering flexible hours for full time jobs was rated the most important factor for a family friendly company, followed by allowing regular work at home, Continue reading..

Tackling the gender pay gap

How do we address the gender pay gap? A report from the Office for National Statistics last week shows the gap between men and women remains at 19.2%. Why is there a gap? There are many reasons. Women-dominated industries tend to be lower paid, such as caring work while male-dominated ones, such as law, technology Continue reading..

Changing the mindset on flexible working

Have you seen an experienced colleague walk away from their job because it wasn’t flexible enough? Over a fifth of working mums say they have been forced out of their job because a flexible working request was turned down. Workingmums.co.uk Annual Survey also found that 38% of those still on maternity leave would not return Continue reading..

New year, new job?

As the end of the year approaches, so do the end of year reviews and thoughts turn to new year resolutions. For many that will involve thinking about whether to switch jobs or start a business. If you’ve been in the same job for a while, you might feel a bit daunted by the whole Continue reading..

The politics of promotion

Workplace politics can make or break a career and women need to get more savvy at working the system, according to a recent book by leading US coach Bonnie Marcus. In “The Politics of Promotion: how high-achieving women get ahead and stay ahead”, Marcus argues that women tend to have a negative view of office Continue reading..