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Women and Work: Things are getting better

So I woke up this morning to a lovely, sunny International Women’s Day and felt full of optimism.  It feels like over the past 12 months things have moved to another level: more diverse voices are...
Share some love at work on Valentine’s Day

Share some love at work on Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is here, and predictions are in the UK, the great British public will spend c £1bn proclaiming their love, apparently, pets are getting in on the act now too. Surveys show that we view it as too commercialised and a waste of money, but around 40% of...

Deeds not words

Deeds not words

This year it’s 100 years since women in the UK won the right to vote, things have changed significantly for women particularly in the workplace, thanks to those who campaigned for equality a century ago. Depressingly though, the latest economic gender gap report...

Personal Leadership for Women

Personal Leadership for Women

Personal Leadership Planning for Women This one-day introduction to discovering your leadership capability is aimed at anyone with high potential, who has progressed quickly to date in their career and has line manager and/or budget responsibility. Each module covered...

Beauty and the Bystander

Beauty and the Bystander

The Harvey Weinstein disgrace and resulting #MeToo campaign has brought the whole subject of sexual harassment (and worse) at work firmly into the headlines. What is unequivocal is that this, as the majority of women unfortunately know, is not just a Hollywood...

The Future of Work – Are You Ready?

The Future of Work – Are You Ready?

We were lucky enough to win some tickets to attend the Future of Work conference run by Management Today in London this month. There isn’t room here to cover everything we heard during the day, so we’ll focus on the sessions that resonated with us and our birdsoup...

G(ender) E(quality 2017)

G(ender) E(quality 2017)

Arrived here from the newsletter? Click here to skip the first part... It dominated the news channels at the beginning of this month, and as June draws to a close, we still can’t help but reflect on the General Election. We’re not going to get political, because we’re...

How not to take interview rejection personally…

How not to take interview rejection personally…

I bet you were drawn to that title, weren’t you? Go on, admit it - you went for the interview, you didn’t get the job, and you were blown out. You told yourself that it wasn’t you, it was them. You told yourself you didn’t really want the job anyway - the location was...

IWD2017: Millennials and the future of work

IWD2017: Millennials and the future of work

In today's blog, we're looking to the future of work and what it means to be a 'millennial'.  There's a lot of research and opinion, so let's just put it out there that to group everyone born between 1980 to 2004 obviously doesn't really work. A 17-year old student...

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