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Jenny Garrett

How to Ask for a pay rise?
April 29, 2013

                      You may think that it sounds crazy to even consider asking for a pay rise in the current climate, depending on your situation it might be exactly the right time [...]

Jenny Garrett

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Design Competition – Get creative and donate £100 to charity
April 28, 2013

Any budding, or established designers or artists out there? We are running a t-shirt competition for anyone age 16 and over to encourage and celebrate their creativity. All you have to do is come up with your own t-shirt design. The winner [...]

Jenny Garrett

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3 essentials of Networking etiquette at a works social event
April 27, 2013

Work socials are a great way to get to know people in an informal setting.  You often have greater access to more senior staff and have a real opportunity to show the whole you, rather than the glimpse that may be seen at work. But how do [...]

Jenny Garrett

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How to prepare for an important meeting
April 25, 2013

                You’ve got a meeting coming up which you know is important for the success of your project and could also be a turning point for your career.  You want to prepare properly as you [...]

Jenny Garrett

How to make small talk with your boss
April 23, 2013

        You’ve got an event coming up and your boss suggests that you meet and travel together. You know that this is a great opportunity to have one to one time with her, but are not sure if you have anything in [...]

Jenny Garrett

Earth Day Offer – Heard of the Cucamelon?
April 21, 2013

Every year on April 22, more than one billion people take part in Earth Day. Across the globe, individuals, communities, organizations, and governments acknowledge the amazing planet we call home and take action to protect it. So, what [...]

Jenny Garrett

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The best time to be a female entrepreneur is NOW!

In 2011 a Government survey found that the growth in number of female entrepreneurs had stalled and that their numbers decline the more successful the ventures they set up become. It discovered that only 14 per cent of small and [...]

Jenny Garrett

Lean In or Retreat?
April 20, 2013

  Sheryl Sandberg is currently advocating in her book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, that women should go towards opportunities. I agree that women shouldn’t hold themselves back, but I think that there are times when [...]

Jenny Garrett

Is it easier for women to be breadwinners in Denmark than in the UK?
March 28, 2013

The guest blog is written by Rachael Sterrett, founder of Getting it write dk she works with companies in Denmark who wish to develop an international focus to their marketing.  Rachael moved to Denmark with her husband and two [...]

Jenny Garrett

Women breadwinners could save Japan by Akane Odake
March 22, 2013

I am so pleased to feature this guest blog from Akane Odake. Akane is a Japanese journalist who attended one of my talks and has kindly written an enlightening blog on attitudes to Women Breadwinners in Japan. Akane Odake Japanese [...]

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Mum who is the main breadwinner and a Dad who supports the rest of the family needed for leading washing brand video

I have been contacted by Candid Casting who are seeking a real family with a working Mum and stay at home/part time working Dad for a leading washing brand’s video. Time is of the essence as they will be shooting this on 20th and [...]

Jenny Garrett

How I became one of LinkedIn UK’s Top 10 Power Women
March 17, 2013

The UK’s Most engaged Women on LinkedIn I was delighted to be contacted by LinkedIn UK last week, and be advised that I was one of their Top 10 Power Women ! As you can imagine, I was surprised, LinkedIn has over 10 million [...]

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The gentler side of Pakistan?

Muna is one of the mentees on the Cherie Blair Foundation programme, that supports female entrepreneurs in developing countries. She has written a blog to show her view of Pakistan on International Womens Day, which differs from all the [...]

Jenny Garrett

Can you really love your children and career equally?

Working Mum A Global LinkedIn study of Women@Work, has revealed how Mums feel about family and career 53% of women love their children and career equally 25% of women love their children, but say they could never be a stay at home Mum 22% [...]

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Women – do you value work-life balance more than salary and position?

This really interesting study via LinkedIn has revealed Global Trends for Women and Work Womens definition of professional success has changed in the last 5-10 years Work-life balance is more highly valued than salary and position Women [...]

Jenny Garrett

Lean in ….with chocolate

Sheryl Sandberg Lean In groups There has been a lot of talk about Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, telling women to ‘Lean in’.  By encouraging women to ‘lean in’, Sheryl is encouraging women not to sabotage [...]

Jenny Garrett

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The Big Flip
March 1, 2013

Izzy Chan is looking to make a documentary about families where the women is the main earner in the US. I must admit that I usually scoff at these because they seem sensationalised and producers are looking for extreme alpha females. [...]

Jenny Garrett