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Careers & Business

  • August 5, 2014

    Career Wednesday: Tips on how to perform well in an interview

    For the past two days I have been interviewing for a role within my team. This has involved me speaking with potential candidates for 30 minutes each back to back all day long! I have seen some great, good and bad interviews which prompted me to share some of my tips from the employers side […]

  • July 28, 2014

    Queen Bee Syndrome

    Imagine you’re a bee. Oh come on, play along. Imagine you’re a bee, wafting around in all your yellow and blackness, annoying a few people, landing on a few flowers and vibrating in a generally irritating, buzzy kind of way. At the end of the evening, off you fly on your merry way to the […]

  • June 10, 2014

    Girls, Careers and the Baby Race

    Tick tock, tick tock… Is that my biological clock ticking? According to Location, Location, Location’s Kirstie Allsopp I should be sitting up straight and taking notice. In a recent interview, the TV host and property expert had some rather perplexing views on women, having children and marriage: ‘I don’t have a girl, but if I […]

  • June 5, 2014

    Momentum Mentoring Scheme at Citi & State Street: Applications now open!

    Are you a bright, talented young woman considering a future career in banking and finance? Are you going to be starting your second or penultimate year at university after this summer? If so, we are excited to announce a brand new initiative for you! The Momentum Mentoring Scheme is a unique programme aiming to provide female […]

  • May 11, 2014

    Michelle Obama: Girl Power Tag!

    Michelle Obama recently joined American teen magazine, Seventeen’s new campaign, Girl Power Tag, to encourage young women to work hard and get a good education and to push for their dreams. Mrs Obama offers some great advice and one of our favourites is ‘No one can take away your education from you. It is something that […]

  • May 10, 2014

    If Opportunity Doesn’t Knock…Build A Door

    Wake up, go to work, get 40 winks. Wake up, go to work, get 40 winks. Wake up, go to work, get 40 winks etc etc (I think you get the jist). These are the 3 ‘W’s’ that my life revolved around this time last year as I sat and waited for my big break […]