"Our business is our people and it is critical that we retain them. It is important to us to support women in making the transition from work to maternity and back again. The Executive Coaching Consultancy, through the provision of maternity coaching helps us to do this and reduce the risk of losing our talent."
Sasha Hardman, Head of HR - Support, Policy & Systems, Allen and Overy
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Banking on talent – the power of potential
Emma Spitz tells us about taking part in Deutsche Bank’s Global Diversity Week, and how she found the confidence to stand in front of an audience of 100 and imitate Usain Bolt's power pose? Yes, it really does work!
Calling all Generation Y women in law/banking in the City!
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Flex in the City
Our fourth ‘Flex in the City’ event took place in the Autumn at the Eight Members Club and we were joined by Karen Mattison MBE, Founder of Timewise Recruitment. A fabulous opportunity for women executives in London to meet, network and share ideas and experiences.
Happy Returns for Lost Talent
Accountancy firms can learn from City employers who turn lost talent into returning talent, says Geraldine Gallacher. London firms, over recent years, have become increasingly aware of the cost of losing their talented female executives who leave to start a family.
It’s time to negotiate: are you ready?
Being able effectively to negotiate is a fundamental skill required to be able to get the new job, promotion or pay rise. Yet, because studies UK women earn on average 20% less than men, and occupy fewer leadership positions, immediately there may a perception that women are weaker negotiators than their male counterparts. Woman-On-Top.com spoke to three leading experts to see if women really are weak negotiators and what they can do to become better negotiators if this premise is correct.
Shared Parental Leave Positive Challenge
Regulations that come into force next year for shared parental leave will be a positive move for equality but will present challenges for firms, argues Geraldine Gallacher.