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My dream was always to be a paramedic, but a degenerative spinal condition meant I was unable to follow that path. So instead, I started my career with the emergency services in a control room...
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In this month’s everywoman Incognito, one woman shares the story of how she embarked on a career and rose to the top of her game, after years of being a stay at home mother.
A few days into my very first job, personal emails intended for my boss appeared in my inbox. I assumed it was a mistake and said nothing.
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It didn’t take long for me to recognise that what I really wanted was to be myself at work. I didn’t want to pretend to be something or someone else.
In this month’s edition of everywomanIncognito, a senior leader from the logistics sector shares with us how she developed her emotional intelligence through navigating one of the toughest situations
Even though my mother was a successful entrepreneur, it never occurred to me that I could be. So when all my university friends started drifting into corporate jobs, I thought I should too.
Having two careers – one in sports, the other in a part-time corporate role – meant I was used to juggling and planning my time.
From staying networked throughout maternity leave to rebuilding your career confidence in the countdown to that very first nursery drop-off, heading back into the workplace after having a baby is a...
In this edition of everywoman Incognito, a recruitment specialist reveals how one innocent joke posted on social media lead her to lose the job she loved – and how she learned to forgive herself for...
Insight into one woman's experience at the sharp end of making staff cutbacks.
How sexism in her workplace inspired one woman to instigate progress and change.
In this month’s everywomanIncognito, one man shares how his mindset shifted from believing gender diversity was someone else’s problem – and now he’s championing women in his workplace.
An important lesson in values and priorities in this month’s anonymous column, everywomanIncognito, in which we hear from a woman who waved goodbye to a ‘work hard, play hard’ culture in search of balance.
I never work on 23rd July; it's a date I book off every year without fail, and I'd like to share with the everywomanNetwork the reason why. It was a typical day of back-to-back meetings at the office...
This month’s everywomanIncognito columnist shares her inspiring story of resilience after she was diagnosed with a progressive medical condition.
Is there subtle sexism facing new mums? This month’s anonymous column, everywomanIncognito, tells the tale of one woman’s return to work after having her first child – and what she learnt about herself and her colleagues.
In this month’s anonymous column, everywoman Incognito, a woman shares her experiences of how she realised her mentor wasn’t a good fit…
We round up what career lessons successful businesswomen have from maternity leave.
We speak to one of the world’s leading businesswomen in this month’s edition of our anonymous column, everywomanIncognito.
Ageism in the workplace? One woman tells her story – and explains her coping strategies – in our latest anonymous column, everywomanIncognito.
This month’s anonymous column, everywomanIncognito, tells the story of a woman whose workplace mistake cost her her job – and taught her a valuable lesson. I can trace my sacking in my last job right...
This month’s anonymous column, everywomanIncognito, tells the story of a woman who found herself in difficult circumstances at work – and the personal lesson she learned. Surviving my own schoolyard...
Our regular anonymous feature, everywomanIncognito, uncovers the reality of living with - and overcoming - limiting beliefs, in the form of the psychological phenomenon, Impostor Syndrome. As a young...
The early days of my career were some of the happiest of my life. As well as loving my job, the social life that revolved around my industry was fabulous. There were always parties and restaurants to...
I first attempted suicide at the age of seven. Distress in children is often perceived as bad behaviour rather than an expression of pain. As a teenager I was dismissed as a ‘drama queen’ . Ashamed...