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career planning

10 tips for successful career planning for professional women

Career planning is an important investment of time and energy, whether you are in the early stages of your career, returning from a career break or a seasoned professional. Don’t let your career progression be a spontaneous activity that may or may not happen.  Successful organisational leaders have got to where they are with well… Read More

7 reasons to use our new Working Parent coaching service, click through to check whether it is for you

7 reasons to use our new Working Parent coaching service

Career-Mums have launched a new coaching service specifically for working parents – Working Parents coaching.  Being a working parent can be tough, juggling the demands of work commitments, family responsibilities, career aspirations and lifestyle desires.  Parents often report that they “get-by”, “just about manage” and “never have any time for themselves”. We tend to welcome… Read More

employee engagement

Why it’s important for employers to offer flexible working

Flexible working arrangements have mostly been associated with female employees who wish to fit their work around family commitments. However, the world of work is changing and employers that broaden their approach to flexible working are positioning themselves to reap the rewards in terms of productivity, retention and recruitment. Despite women continuing to take responsibility… Read More

gender pay gap

Are you ready for Gender Pay Reporting?

Gender pay reporting starts in the UK from 6th April 2017 for firms employing over 250 individuals. According to a recent survey reported by the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) at least one fifth of UK businesses admitted they are not prepared for the new legislation. Confidence is low amongst business leaders as… Read More

Copy of IWD2017

What women must do differently to succeed in business

This blog is a synopsis of a talk that we’re giving on International Women’s Day 2017. International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, political and cultural progress that women have made around the World.  It also highlights the inequalities that still persist in many different facets of life – access to education, reproductive health, political… Read More

Career Breaks

In Favour of Career Breaks

Recruiters are more likely to hire a less qualified person than someone with a career gap on their c.v. – FACT! Read the rest of this blog on the Huffington Post  

Growth Through People GBCC

Would you like to improve your bottom line by 10%? Achieve Business Growth By Improving Your Gender Balance

This blog is contributing to Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce Growth Through People campaign 2017 Gender diversity is a hot topic.  And for valid commercial reasons.  Research shows that improving your gender diversity will have a positive impact on your bottom line performance.  Businesses that have a greater gender balance outperform their competitors by at least… Read More

gender-diversity

Six ways to improve gender diversity for your business

Progression with gender diversity is painfully slow, but research shows time and time again that companies that have a reasonable gender balance perform better financially. As more and more companies wake up to the notion that it is commercially damaging not to take positive action, here are 6 ways in which you can improve gender… Read More

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