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Posted on 23 Feb 2016
All the winners from the spectacular ceremony at London's Hilton on Park Lane
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Posted on 23 Feb 2016
Yesterday, 600 women in technology gathered at the everywoman Forum: Advancing Women in Technology.
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Posted on 19 Feb 2016
Soft skill or essential to your workplace development? Something you’re born with or a muscle that needs flexing to stay strong? More likely to be found in females over males? Though emotional intelligence is widely discussed, myths and misconceptions remain about what it really is and how essential it is to your career.  
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Posted on 18 Feb 2016
Mindfulness: A mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts and bodily sensations.
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Posted on 17 Feb 2016
Why exactly does authenticity matter so much? What are the workplace benefits? And what are the costs to those who fail to present themselves at their most authentic?
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Posted on 15 Feb 2016
How sexism in her workplace inspired one woman to instigate progress and change.
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Posted on 12 Feb 2016
As research shows that having diverse, non work-related interests outside the office can be a huge catalyst for productivity and wellbeing, more and more organisations are allowing staff time off to indulge their extra-curricular passions, learn a new skill or volunteer in the community. If you’re looking to bolster the ‘life’ element of your ‘work-life’ balance with something more meaningful than a gym session, take inspiration from the women whose hobbies impact their lives – and careers - in surprisingly positive ways.
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Posted on 11 Feb 2016
It was supposed to inspire teamwork and greater efficiency, but study after study shows that the open-plan office – popularised by German workspaces of the 1950s – can in fact spell disaster for employees’ concentration spans, productivity, creativity, engagement and even general wellbeing.i The near constant distraction of others’ conversations even has a name in scientific circles – ‘the irrelevant speech effect’.
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Posted on 11 Feb 2016
Last night we were delighted to spend an evening with our everywomanClub members in the company of Mary Harney, Ireland’s longest-serving female politician.
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Posted on 11 Feb 2016
“Leaders don’t create followers; they create more leaders,” said the business writer Tom Peters – a statement backed up by plenty of research: studies have found that when your employees feel more powerful, they are more productive, exhibit stronger performance, feel more authentic and able to be themselves, and are generally happier and less stressed. Empowered workers even experience 26% more job satisfaction.I
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Posted on 9 Feb 2016
Eight out of ten employees see crowdsourced feedback as more accurate than a review crafted solely by the boss. And those who receive regular colleague analysis are 21% more likely to be satisfied in their roles (source: Globoforce). In the latest in our series of dealing with common feedback in the workplace, we take a look at how four women tackled the sometimes useful, often tricky peer review.  
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Posted on 8 Feb 2016
“The first 99% of effort gets destroyed by the lack of the last 1% of it.” Dan Pallotta, Founder, Pallotta TeamWorks
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Posted on 5 Feb 2016
“You can find inspiration in everything - and if you can't, look again.” Fashion designer Paul Smith believed this sentiment so strongly he curated a book on the subject. Though the business world’s players are one of the richest sources of entrepreneurial inspiration and career guidance, there’s plenty more where that came from in less expected sources.  
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Posted on 4 Feb 2016
Have you been told that you’re not visible in the workplace? Whether this feedback comes as a surprise or, like nearly a quarter of everywomanNetwork membersI, you were aware of the problem, you’re most likely wondering: “How?” At that time of year when many of you are facing the annual performance review, the first of our series on common feedback from bosses, looks at how women across the wider everywomanNetwork took up the challenge to increase their exposure internally.  
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Posted on 2 Feb 2016
Discover and download the latest and greatest confidence boosting apps.
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Posted on 1 Feb 2016
A recent study found that children can reliably pick winners of government elections just by watching their facial expressions. It seems some people just have that certain something which makes them winners in the eyes of others. Some call it ‘the X factor’ or that certain ‘je ne sais quoi’. Others call it charisma.
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Posted on 27 Jan 2016
Ensure you are off to a great start this year with our advice on setting, planning and achieving your goals.
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Posted on 25 Jan 2016
Stuck in a rut? Make this year the year you shake up your career!
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Posted on 25 Jan 2016
How to get the most out of those often elusive 1-2-1's with your manager or employees.
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Posted on 25 Jan 2016
34 women recognised for changing the face of technology in the UK are named today as finalists in the sixth annual FDM everywoman in Technology Awards in association with techUK. These women have been selected from a field of hundreds of applicants, chosen by a panel of senior technology leaders against criteria including career achievement, future potential and their commitment to supporting others in the industry. The winners will be revealed at an Awards ceremony on the evening of 23 February 2016 in London.
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