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A Royal Naval Officer, a pioneer of wearable technology, a cleaning company entrepreneur and three teenagers are among 30 high achievers named today as finalists in the UK’s leading initiative celebrating women in technology. Judged by a panel of senior technology leaders, the criteria assessed career success, potential for future achievements and support for women in the industry. The winners will be revealed at an awards ceremony on the evening of 17th March 2015 in London.
Managing the relationship with your boss is a win-win situation. By acknowledging the likeness and differences in your working styles, you can craft a harmonious working environment: productivity levels will soar as your career grows.
Jen McAleer’s approach to leadership is strikingly thoughtful: the art of listening and learning from others is a mark of her stoic style. In an open interview, the Managing Director of creative agency StartJG, tells everywoman why she rejects the concept of work/life balance, the importance of integrity at work and how she keeps focused.
How can we lead in a digital world? Join us as we explore seven key leadership trends experts are predicting will be shaking up the way you do business over the coming 12 months.
1. Cross-generational management will come under the spotlight
Ruth Waring has decades of experience in logistics; starting off as a Graduate Trainee in a supply chain company, her contribution to the industry has been commendable. She is the Founder and Chair of Women in Logistics – an organisation that connects women working in logistics – a Managing Director, and now she joins the ranks of everywoman Award-winners.
There’s a myth – believed by 70% of everywomanNetwork members but debunked by research – that women are more risk-averse than men; that we’re less likely to take an opportunity if there’s a chance the outcome is undesirable.
Charismatic and driven, CEO Ruth Carter speaks to us about the moments that formed her career and shares frank advice about climbing the career ladder. Here’s how you can follow in Ruth’s footsteps and become a leader.
Share your achievements
While working hard is commendable, those who are keen to progress will tell people about their abilities. So, why not be your own cheerleader and speak up about your efforts?