Category: Careers Advice and Guidance

E2W coach Kat - Make an impact - have an opinion

Katie.Dix / 27 Jun 2019

E2W coach Kat - Make an impact - have an opinion

Make an impact – have an opinion Oscar Wilde is quoted saying: “Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions.” Pause and re-read. Harsh isn’t it? Certainly made me sit back and question where I’m following or repeating others...

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Introducing you to Sarah, E2W’s CV & Personal Branding Specialist.

Katie.Dix / 20 Jun 2019

Introducing you to Sarah, E2W’s CV & Personal Branding Specialist.

Our coaching services are designed to support women in their aspirations and development. We understand that coaching is a two-way relationship and will always have your best interests in mind. We are proud to support you in your ambitions and share in the excitement of your success. About Sarah I...

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Nikki Hinksman - Are we too ‘agreeable’?

Katie.Dix / 06 Jun 2019

Nikki Hinksman - Are we too ‘agreeable’?

Nikki Hinksman  I was recently watching some footage of Jordan Peterson talking about gender equality. I know he is pretty controversial figure and there are plenty of people that either love him or hate him, so that got me curious! As a clinical psychiatrist and professor of psychology his...

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E2W member Lynn Maxwell seeks interim relationship manager to cover maternity leave

Mark.Freed / 13 May 2019

 E2W member Lynn Maxwell seeks interim relationship manager to cover maternity leave

Last month we carried a story about E2W member and inspirational women Lynn Maxwell . Lynn had only recently left her role as Managing Director, Head of Global Strategy in Structured Finance at HSBC to take up a new challenge at S&P Global Ratings where she is Head...

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An E2W member shares her coaching success story.

Katie.Dix / 02 May 2019

An E2W member shares her coaching success story.

I’ve always had excellent friends and colleagues who have shared advice and tips in work. However, I found that I was stuck between good intentions and bad habits and wanted to change the cycle. I needed fresh input. I had recently signed up as an E2W...

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E2W is delighted to introduce you to our panel of professional coaches.

Katie.Dix / 02 May 2019

E2W is delighted to introduce you to our panel of professional coaches.

At E2W, we recognise the contribution women make to the economy and are passionate about helping women harness their experience, knowledge, and skills for the financial services industry.  Our coaching services are designed to support women in their aspirations and development. We understand that coaching is a two-way...

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An inspiring and insightful event with Dr Alessandra Wall

Katie.Dix / 01 May 2019

An inspiring and insightful event with Dr Alessandra Wall

An insightful and inspiring night last night. When the Wonder Women, Good Girl and It’s Only Me filters are put to one side in a great location with great hospitality.  More E2W members are out there today making changes to improve their lives and making strides...

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Growing E2W’s recruitment business

Mark.Freed / 15 Mar 2019

Growing E2W’s recruitment business

I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to grow E2W’s recruitment business. I deliver bespoke recruitment services to leading financial services firms who are passionate about gaining the benefits of a more diverse workforce, by embedding an active and inclusive recruitment strategy into their process....

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Alessandra Wall “why are good men still finding is so hard to be great allies?”

Mark.Freed / 01 Mar 2019

Alessandra Wall “why are good men still finding is so hard to be great allies?”

Last week, as part of our International Women’s Day #Balanceforbetter post, we published an article by Mark Freed on why men should become allies on the road to equality. This week our friend Alessandra Wall, responds with “why are good men still finding is so hard to...

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What it means to be an ally short and simple.

Mark.Freed / 02 Jan 2019

What it means to be an ally short and simple.

“I’m just not sure what I can do about it…” “Listen, I’m not the one [insert discriminating behavior or state]! So what am I suppose to do?” It’s hard to be part of a system that unconsciously yet actively...

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Don’t fall into the trap of seasonal awareness and bliss, you are better than that.

Mark.Freed / 17 Dec 2018

Don’t fall into the trap of seasonal awareness and bliss, you are better than that.

We wish you all a Happy Christmas and Successful New Year.  In her final article of the Year our guest contributor Dr Alessandra Wall gives her advice “Don’t fall into the trap of seasonal awareness and bliss, you are better than that”. As Christmas approaches...

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7 THINGS PEOPLE WITH AMAZING LIVES DO DIFFERENTLY

Mark.Freed / 10 Dec 2018

7 THINGS PEOPLE WITH AMAZING LIVES DO DIFFERENTLY

Have you noticed the number of books, posts, articles and interviews about the habits and lifestyles of people, who by all accounts, live an extraordinary life? There are decades worth of advice to catch-up on, if you wanted to read it all. Fortunately, you really only need to read a...

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5 EASY WAYS TO TRUST YOURSELF MORE

Mark.Freed / 15 Nov 2018

5 EASY WAYS TO TRUST YOURSELF MORE

5 EASY WAYS TO TRUST YOURSELF MORE Trust is a hard thing to build, even with yourself. Here are five simple things you can do to build more trust in yourself and have the confidence to move forward with your choices. 1. Make a choice, make many choices The first step...

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Are women powerful?

Mark.Freed / 07 Nov 2018

Are women powerful?

True, we can yield power, and there is power within us, yet we are limited – and we limit ourselves – in how we express it. Is that then really having power? There’s been much said and written about succeeding as a woman in a male-dominated world,...

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BE MORE CONFIDENT: HOW AND WHY TO TRUST YOURSELF AND LOVE LIFE

Mark.Freed / 31 Oct 2018

BE MORE CONFIDENT: HOW AND WHY TO TRUST YOURSELF AND LOVE LIFE

At E2W, we are passionate about helping women fulfil their potential within the financial services industry.  We understand that achieving potential doesn’t always mean changing roles, but making the most of your existing position.  To make that happen, there may be hurdles to overcome and...

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Today is International Day of the Girl - What did you want to be when you were little?

Tina.Freed / 10 Oct 2018

Today is International Day of the Girl - What did you want to be when you were little?

Today is International Day of the Girl – we asked our members to recount what they had wanted to be, who supported them and what stood in their way.  Today is International Day of the Girl, a United Nations’ day of observance to highlight and address the needs...

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Juggling a career in finance and motherhood

Tina.Freed / 27 Sep 2018

Juggling a career in finance and motherhood

An Investment Banker has this advice for working Mothers – don’t neglect your children or your work. Juggling the demands of a family and a career in finance is tricky and requires a lot of organising, time management and effort. When considering a family whilst climbing the career...

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“It Pays for Women to be Financially Independent”  says E2W member Olga Stepien

Mark.Freed / 25 Sep 2018

“It Pays for Women to be Financially Independent”  says E2W member Olga Stepien

E2W are delighted to share the thoughts of our members and help them increase their  profile in the industry. If you have something to say we would be delighted to publish it -  your thoughts, ideas or story.  Contact Mark for more details.    Why...

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Is the ‘glass ceiling’ still in existence today?

Mark.Freed / 20 Sep 2018

Is the ‘glass ceiling’ still in existence today?

Doctor Who and the glass ceiling  The phrase ‘glass ceiling’ is 40 years old this year – is it still relevant in today’s workplace?  Regardless of whether you’re a fan of Doctor Who, it’s interesting that for the first time there...

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Inspiring Women -  ‘Signing a gagging clause set me free’

Mark.Freed / 12 Aug 2018

Inspiring Women -  ‘Signing a gagging clause set me free’

Story reproduced from the BBC 100 Women Series: 'Signing a gagging clause set me free' Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) have been in the news recently - their controversial use by Harvey Weinstein and President Trump's lawyer has led some to question whether they disempower women. Here, one woman tells her story...

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