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Women in Business: How an MBA can help further your career

Anyone looking for that particular edge over their competitors should consider what a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) qualification can do for their careers.

The Women in the Workforce 2016 study by McKinsey & Company and LeanIn found that women are less likely to have valuable connections which can help accelerate their careers. This means that globally-recognised qualifications, such as an MBA, could be the necessary gateway to gaining those connections and...

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A Taste of My Own ‘Diversity’ Medicine

On the 10th November, still feeling outraged by the Trump victory, I posted a letter on Facebook written by Aaron Sorkin to his wife and 15 year-old daughter for Vanity Fair.  It started like this:

“Sorkin Girls, Well the world changed late last night in a way I couldn’t protect us from. That’s a terrible feeling for a father. I won’t sugarcoat it&mdash...

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Minimum Diversity Pledge

Diversity in tech is a major problem, and tech isn’t alone in this. One of the places where this is most visible is in speaker lineups and panels at events. Across industry after industry, speakers at events are extremely rarely from marginalized groups, including women, people of colour, people with disabilities and members of the LGBT community. Not only are they underrepresented, in many cases...

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How Mentoring Makes for Greater Success

Earlier this month, 30% Club UK was pleased to announce the launch of its fourth cross-company mentoring scheme, in collaboration with Women Ahead. Held at the impressive Westminster Central Hall, it was a hugely successful evening with key notes speeches from 30% Club founder Helena Morrissey, 30% Club Global Chair Brenda Trenowden, founder of Women Ahead, Liz Dimmock, and Maggie Alphonsi, the UK’s most successful female rugby player and seven-time winner of the Six...

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Gender Diversity and Inclusion: it’s the smart and right thing to do

In today’s global market, a diverse workforce is a fundamental, key driver to succeed as a Tier-one international player. It boosts productivity, breeds innovation and strengthens recruitment efforts. Access to a wider repertoire of ideas and experience also contributes to accelerating the development of solutions adapted to a client’s needs, provides a broader range of services and gives access to sociodemographic insights otherwise inaccessible.  

While SNC-Lavalin...

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La diversité et l’inclusion des genres: une décision juste et futée

Dans le marché mondial d’aujourd’hui, la réussite de toute entreprise internationale de premier niveau repose sur une main-d’œuvre diversifiée. Elle améliore la productivité, favorise l’innovation et renforce les efforts de recrutement. L’accès à un vaste bassin d’idées et d’expériences contribue également à acc...

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Investors Weigh Whether a Female CEO Matters to Market Returns

Once through the ceiling, women may encounter “glass cliff” $560 million in assets now pegged to gender investing products

Some investors are finding that companies with more women in top positions outperform. Now they’re starting to wonder: How much does a female CEO add to market returns?

On one hand, a company led by a woman has reached the pinnacle of corporate diversity efforts, but on the other...

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Think Future: preparing for the workforce of tomorrow

I’m currently studying French and Russian at Cambridge University. Before I took on further education, fresh after A-Levels and very fresh faced indeed, I worked at a Blue Chip Company for a year. As an 18 year-old whose Professional Experience section of her CV was limited to Children’s Fancy Dress Party Leader, the learning curve was steep and I quickly picked up a lot about work and workplace culture. My...

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