Thursday, May 25, 2017

Work

Women in Science

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We applaud any drives to include women in science. The Institute of Physics awarded Manchester University's Physic's Department its 'Juno Award' this week for achieving real steps towards Gender Equality in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths). Project Juno seeks to 'redress a long-sustained issue of under-representation of women at the very highest level of physics...

Carl Vann of UK architects PTE talks gender equal workplaces

Are you tired of hearing about ‘gender wars’ in the office and dream of a 50/50 workplace? Do you wish that endless talk about equal pay, maternity and paternity leave is a thing of the past? If so, you'll be inspired by Architects Pollard Thomas Edwards who have created that rare thing - a...

Genderbuzz on High Heels!

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Why should women wear high heels at work?

How Empiric recruitment are getting Girls into Tech

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Who is the company behind 'Next Tech Girls'? 'Next Tech Girls' is the brainchild of Recruiter Empiric, and was set up with the key objective of getting girls interested in working in the booming UK Tech sector by giving them meaningful work experience. Empiric has always been passionate about diversity and inclusion and by embracing D&I...

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...

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...

Gender Equality is Business-critical

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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...

Part 1 – 50/50 workplace – How one leading firm of UK architects is living the dream

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Are you tired of hearing about ‘gender wars’ in the office and dream of a 50/50 workplace where endless talk about equal pay, maternity and paternity leave is a thing of the past? If so, you'll be inspired by Architects Pollard, Thomas, Edwards who have created that rare thing - a workplace where men...

Part 3 – 50/50 workplace – How one leading firm of UK architects is living the dream

gender equal workplace
In our final interview we talk to Tim Metcalfe and team (pictured) at Pollard Thomas Edwards about their 50/50 workplace. Here's what they had to say: Natasha: How would you describe the culture in your office when it comes to gender equality? All: We see gender equality as the norm in our office. We take that...

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