All posts tagged "career women"

  • Why flexible part-time jobs for working mothers are in high demand

    It’s little wonder that flexible part-time jobs are in high demand for working mothers. A day in a working mother’s life is often a tumultuous affair, trying to hold together a fragile balance, or at...

  • Don’t be afraid to ask - get the salary you deserve

    Don’t be afraid to ask – get the salary you deserve

    As an experienced HR specialist, we have been talking about the importance of gender diversity and equal pay in organisations for many years now. We all know the statistics* and how women come off second...

  • 10 things to never say when asking for a pay rise

    Recent findings from Save the Student have concluded that female graduates think they are worth 14% less than their male counterparts. This isn’t surprising, as previous research has also showed that women lag behind men...

  • 6 easy ways to stay up-to-date with the job market

    If you’re looking to get back in the game after an absence, such as maternity or taking time off for your family, or if you’re simply looking for a big break that will help you...

  • 4 simple tips for nervous talkers

    Um, there’s no delicate way to put this… Do you talk too much? Is your head wired such that every thought must be uttered? Do you nervously talk because silence in social situations scares you?...

  • 11 tips to stand up for yourself without being rude

    Speaking up and standing up for yourself can be quite a challenge for some people. It can take courage—which you may feel you don’t have — especially when confronting someone higher than you on the...

  • How improvisation can help your success

    So, you find yourself in a new job. When learning the ropes, it helps to be able to draw upon something you already know. Whether it’s information, an activity, or a relational experience, leveraging transferable...

  • Top 5 lies business schools tell you

    Do you remember when you were at school and grow-ups used to say: “Go to college so you can find a good job and live a happy life.”? I certainly do. My parents grew up...

  • 9 things you should sacrifice for your career

    There will always come a time when something has to give and you choose to make a sacrifice for your career or business. It could be sacrificing pleasurable downtime for work, sacrificing surety for change,...