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If you’re anything like me, you’re likely to have been working for most of your adult life, perhaps at the same job or profession or perhaps you might have changed careers several times, as I have. Whichever of the two scenarios fits you, you may have reached a point where you feel that something’s missing, that […]
Jobs for the Girls: Leah talks about her career as a specialist physiotherapist. Name: Leah Occupation: Specialist Physiotherapist Hours per week: Many, many! Do you enjoy your work? I love it. What does your job/day involve? I start the day gently with a stretch and a breathe and I take time to be glad and think about […]
Jobs for the Girls: Claire talks about her career as a research scientist. Name: Claire Occupation: Livestock Systems Scientist Hours per week: 30 Do you enjoy your work? yes What does your job/day involve? As a research scientist, I have to write scientific papers and reports relating to the research we are doing. I also have […]
Who cares? Well, somebody has got to. As my husband raced out of the house to an important meeting, he looked at me apologetically and said, I’m sorry to leave you to deal with all the waste products. He was referring to our daughter’s vomit and the cat’s stinking wee, which I’d just trodden in … […]
We talk to successful career women. We seek the views of successful career women on life, work, family and everything! This month we talk to Jane Porter, a highly successful family lawyer who runs the family law department at Lester Aldridge. Lester Aldridge LLP is a nationally recognised law firm with offices in London, Bournemouth […]
I was hugely daunted about becoming a mother, spending nine months of pregnancy freaking out that as soon as Albert came into the world I would become a frumpy mother with sick on my shoulder and only nappies and bottles on my mind. Though I had always felt maternal and knew lots of happiness lay […]
An interview with Heather Gorringe, CEO of Wiggly Wigglers. What is the secret of her success?! Sound business advice from a lady on a mission. I meet Heather looking relaxed and smiley in the bright airy atrium of the Courtyard Theatre, Hereford. My first impression is of a remarkably down-to-earth and unassuming lady, yet she […]
I am a little in awe as I pick up the phone to speak with Rose (she refers to herself just as Rose). This is a lady of the moment all right, after a recent joyous interview with Kirsty Young on Desert Island Discs and then speculation in the Telegraph and elsewhere that she may […]
Career and Motherhood. That old chestnut. We know the issues – women do all the child bearing and still do the majority of the child rearing. As a result they earn less, make less career progress and wield less power than male counterparts. They get frazzled and frustrated in the process of trying to hold […]
The complaint I hear all the time from mothers who have gone back to salaried work part-time is that their jobs don’t respect the part-time hours nominally agreed in their contracts. And it’s true. They often don’t. There’s nearly always more you could or even should do before you leave to pick up the children… […]
After recently reading Carolyn Lazarus’ article in The Daily Mail, it made me reflect about various things surrounding women, work and parenting. When I got married back in 1998 we both had, what I would call, decent jobs. I didn’t have the same high flying career as Carolyn, but whilst mine was office-based, my husbands’ required frequent […]