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Nine best tips for women starting their careers

Being an independent woman in today’s age is no small feat. You are expected to carry as much weight as your significant other of the different gender and develop a career for yourself in the process. Even if you are single, at some point you won’t be, and chances are...
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The five worst pieces of career advice given to students

Before going out into the world, college students are given career advice by their teachers, parents, peers, and even their school career centers. When it is time to find a job, these pieces of advice will run through your head and you will not know which exact step to take...
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Guide to… Imposter Syndrome: Do you deserve your career?

Imposter Syndrome is felt mostly by women in high-paying or ambitious careers. These women feel they are not good enough for their jobs, that their accomplishments in their company are either luck driven or as a result of deception. Sufferers of Imposter Syndrome have a persistent fear of being ‘exposed’...
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Choosing a diverse company could be the key to your dream job

From #OscarsSoWhite and #BritsSoWhite to tennis player Novak Djokovic’s I-didn’t-mean-it-that-way gender pay gap comments, diversity is a hot topic in the media right now. But of course, as we all know: diversity is much more than a hashtag or fad, and rightly so. While celebrities and sportspeople alike might be...
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How to cope with workplace stress

With working lives that are busier than ever, and communication devices that keep us “switched on” at all hours of the day and night, it’s getting harder than ever to escape workplace stress. In fact, according to the most recent Labour Force Survey (LFS) conducted by the UK’s Health and...
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Take time to invest in yourself advises expert panel at WATC India event

‘Invest in yourself’ was the message at a recent WeAreTheCity India event held to discuss the significance of devoting time for yourself to achieve success. The ‘Invest in Me’ event was held in association with event partner, Marriott India and sponsor EY. WATC India bloggers, supporters, contributors and members from...
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The Discomfort Zone | Bhavana Yerrumreddy

The Discomfort Zone Would you like a job that is easy and stress-free – one with no fear and risks? Who wouldn’t? But that also means a job without challenges and growth opportunities. It means a stable job to the point of monotony. And that’s why it’s time to move...
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Becoming an entrepreneur – learning from the best

For many women, trying to break through the glass ceiling in the business role is a step too far. Trying to compete against equally ambitious males in the hope of becoming a successful business owner is hard, largely due to sexism which sadly is still in existence in the business...
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Don’t be a Square Peg in a Round Hole

The phrase square peg in a round hole is an idiom for something that does not fit.  There are many women who are living their lives as square pegs in round holes and doing jobs that are just not them. Sometimes they do not even realise that they are doing...
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Personality at Work

By Jessica Chivers, founder of The Talent Keeper Specialists (www.talentkeepers.co.uk) and author of Mothers Work! How to Get a Grip on Guilt and Make a Smooth Return to Work (Hay House, 2011). Nicky Dulieu (CEO of Hobbs) has called on women to be more authentic at work. Market research by...
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