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How to be Female at Work and Still Excel Pt 2

Why do we even talk about how to be female at work and still excel in 2019? No-one is searching for web content about “thriving at work as a man in 2019”. Maybe we will one day see “thriving at work after extended parental leave as a man in 2019″. For women...

How to be Female at Work and Still Excel

Many of us are afraid to be our integrated selves, and be "fully female" at work in the belief it might hold you back. Recently in honour of International Womens Day, some very talented women in my "real job" talked candidly in a webinar. They shared on climbing the...

Five things I’ve learned about being a working mother

I asked podcast guest, accomplished editor and journalist, mum and friend Jess Spiring to download some wisdom for us on how to get promoted, still be a present mum and not get chored to death below. It really is my dream to have clever, diligent working parents (who...

Combatting Ageism in the Job Search Part 2

You can be smart about combatting ageism in your job search. Be encouraged, the workforce is getting older and there is a move to promote age diversity in the market. That said, it is taking a while for most organisations to catch up with a wider cultural shift. Below...

How to Pivot in Your Career and Still Work Flexibly

 Can you have a career break and still work flexibly?   How to find work that works for your life pattern but in a new area?   Can do you change direction AND still maintain a working balance?   I’ve collaborated with Natasha Perry who walked the...

Nine Tips for Combatting Ageism at Work

  There is still work to be done on combatting ageism at work. Now that I am back in full time work and closer in age to 50 than 40 I feel a responsibility to be a spokesperson for the importance of age diversity at work. In the wonderful book “She’s Back” the...

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