Saturday, June 24, 2017

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Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors – More women on panels!

Women on Expert Panels
Sean Tompkins is the CEO of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the body that accredits 125,000 people who work in land, property, infrastructure and construction. In October this year, Sean made a pledge to champion change in the representation of women on expert panels at conferences and events. For that reason, Genderbuzz® is...

McKinsey ‘Women in the Workplace’ Report

Women in the Workplace
LeanIn.org and McKinsey Group have published their 2016 'Women in the Workplace' report looking at how women advance in corporate America. LeanIn.org is at the forefront of the workplace gender equality movement and their report makes for interesting reading for both company executives and female employees. Here at Genderbuzz®, we know you're interested in reading...

Employers – Let’s talk money, because money talks!

Employers let's talk money
In the second of our two-part series on 'Money and women in the workplace', Gender Pay expert, Michelle Gyimah, is advising employers about their role in complying with the new gender pay gap reporting requirements. As of 6th April 2017, all private sector and voluntary sector organisations with 250 or more employees, will be required...

Amelia Gould-Leading the way for Female Engineers

Female Engineers
Amelia Gould is Head of Engineering at BAE Systems, Combat systems and a former Officer in the Royal Navy. Today, she talks to Genderbuzz® about her life as an Engineer and how she hopes to inspire the next generation of Female Engineers with her achievements.  Amelia, describe a typical day for you as Head of...

Gender Equality is Business-critical

gender equality
When I first started my gender equality business, I believed (maybe like many others reading this) that gender inequality in the workplace was something to be tackled and solved through empowerment and self-confidence training programmes for women. However, after a year of research, coaching sessions, face-to-face meetings and conversations with super talented women throughout...

Our interview with Gwen Rhys, CEO & Founder of ‘Women in the City’ – an organisation that promotes, recognises and rewards female achievement

women in the City
Read our interview with Gwen Rhys Founder of 'Women in the City' about how they strive to empower and recognise female achievement. Q1. What is ‘Women in the City’ doing that differentiates them in the field of Female Leadership? I think we’re often “ahead of the curve”. Women in the City grew as an organisation from...

Let’s TALK MONEY because MONEY TALKS

Let's talk money
In the first of her 2- part Blog, Equal pay expert Michelle Gyimah, talks to Genderbuzz® about what you can do to ensure you’re getting paid fairly for your skills and talents and how your actions can have a direct effect on the gender pay gap. Let's talk money! It’s time to get comfortable talking...

Why our HOMES are the 21st Century Business Hubs

Home Business Hub
The rise and rise of the high-tech Home Business Hub, and the entrepreneurial family - by Linzi Boyd It is interesting to see how the world has shifted. Is it plausible that the Mums of today are the first generation of women who are, in more ways than one, running the household? The old-fashioned phrase...

Becoming a Female Electrician

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Are you interested in becoming a Female Electrician? NICEIC is the UK’s leading voluntary regulatory body for the electrical contracting industry. which has been assessing the electrical competence of electricians for nearly sixty years. In 2011, they launched their initiative 'Jobs for the Girls' to attract more women into training to be electricians. Watch what...

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