FREE IT Lessons available in Eastbourne

The Drop-Ins are hosted by Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC, local community company that is helping to improve both IT and life skills for women to help them get into work, as well as helping social entrepreneurs start their own business and small...

What are the different types of job interviews?

  GET TIPS ON HOW TO EXCEL IN DIFFERENT TYPES OF INTERVIEWS. You can find lots of information out there about the traditional one-on-one job interview, but that’s just one way employers are interviewing people these days. Sometimes they use a different type of setting...

7 Key Steps for Writing an Interview-Securing Cover Letter

So, you’ve found a job that screams that it’s the job of your dreams and you want to do everything you can to secure that all-important job interview to get the part. For most of us though this is easier said than done, especially in a situation where 100’s of people...

What Factors Have Encouraged the Emergence of Women Entrepreneurs?

With women dominating in so many areas today, it’s no surprise that the driving force behind many of the new and upcoming businesses are women. They bring their inspiration, know-how and funding, and they churn out great results. Since the 20th century, women...

Weekly Drop-In Sessions available to help improve your IT skills

The Drop-Ins are hosted by Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC, local community company that is helping to improve both IT and life skills for women to help them get into work, as well as helping social entrepreneurs start their own business and small...

Celebrating Women in History: First Woman to run for President – Victoria Woodhull

First to run for President of the USA Although little known today, American suffragist Victoria Woodhull was the first woman to ever run for President of the United States in 1872. She made a fortune with her sister on the New York Stock Exchange and was one of the...

5 Proven Steps to Start a Successful Franchise Business

When you start a franchise business, you’ll benefit immediately from the people and resources available to you that are designed to make sure you’re successful. However, there are some essential steps you need to follow if you want to ensure you start a franchise that...

The Rise of Feminine Leadership After #MeToo

In the wake of the “Me Too” movement and Oprah Winfrey’s rousing “Time Is Up” speech at the Golden Globes, it seems that a rise in feminine leadership is not only imminent, but necessary as a way to move collectively forward. And by this, I don’t just mean more women...

Job Buddies – every Thursday from 10am to 12noon at the Seaside Community Hub

If you need help getting into work then come along to the Seaside Community Hub every Thursday morning from 10am to 12noon. You can receive help in several ways such as: Confidence Skills CV Writing Interview Techniques Using Social Media for Work Job Searches And so...

A third of UK females interested in STEM careers put off before leaving secondary school

Debut, a student and graduate careers app, has today published a report that reveals the reason why females aged 16-24 are not pursuing career aspirations in STEM industries. The report reveals that despite almost half (46%) of all females considering a STEM career...

11 Inspiring Women’s Stories That Will Encourage You to Chase Your Dreams

We're delighted to share these amazing women’s stories about going after their dreams, finding a way to make flexible lifestyles work for them and stopping at nothing to create a life they truly love. In case you missed any of their features on...

How to get a job as a copywriter

So why is getting a job in marketing and the creative industries so hard? Finding a copywriting job can be an uphill struggle. In such a competitive market for marketing jobs, it might seem like an impossible task. So what can you do to set your application apart from...

How the Health and Safety Industry Has Changed for Women

Gender equality has become a big talking point over the last few years, so how close is the health and safety industry to achieving it? The 21st century has seen women move into a position where they can have a positive impact on the economic, social and political...

Inspirational Women in History: Marie Curie

These are stories of Inspirational  Women in History. You can view them all here. ‘Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.’ Marie Curie won two Nobel Peace Prizes – in 1903 and again in 1911 – but that doesn’t mean her male contemporaries gave...

5 Reasons to Move Your Accounts to the Cloud – Now

What is the cloud in relation to your accounts? Basically, it’s an online version of accounting software. The big players (Quickbooks, Xero, Sage and Kashflow) have their own versions, and there are some others out there, too. You usually pay a small monthly...

Inspirational Women in History: Malala Yousafzai

These are stories of Inspirational  Women in History. You can view them all here. ‘I don’t want to be remembered as the girl who was shot. I want to be remembered as the girl who stood up.’ On October 9, 2012, a gunman boarded Malala’s school bus in Pakistan, asked...

How to answer ‘What is your weakness?’ in a job interview

  LET'S BE HONEST--EVERYBODY HATES THIS QUESTION. BUT YOU CAN STILL ANSWER IT RIGHT. Survey a group of job seekers about their least favorite interview question, and the consensus typically is: “What is your biggest weakness?” It’s seemingly impossible to provide an...

Celebrating Women in History: First to run a theatre – Laura Keene

First to run a theatre Successful English actress Laura Keene settled in New York City in 1855 and became the first woman to manage her own theatre and theatrical company. In a controversial twist, President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated whilst watching her...

Introduction and Personalities

We had a great first session at the weekly support group for Mums Employability. Here's a copy of the presentation for those that asked for it. This week we'll be looking at our strengths and weaknesses and exploring some of the job opportunities for us. See you all...

Women and the construction industry

The UK construction industry is not a particularly female friendly environment. According to statistics, 99% of on-site construction workers are male. Although this might seem like a natural fit for a very physical job that could involve a lot of endurance, the...

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FREE IT Lessons available in Eastbourne

The Drop-Ins are hosted by Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC, local community company that is helping to improve both IT and life skills for women to help them get into work, as well as helping social entrepreneurs start their own business and small...

What are the different types of job interviews?

  GET TIPS ON HOW TO EXCEL IN DIFFERENT TYPES OF INTERVIEWS. You can find lots of information out there about the traditional one-on-one job interview, but that’s just one way employers are interviewing people these days. Sometimes they use a different type of setting...

7 Key Steps for Writing an Interview-Securing Cover Letter

So, you’ve found a job that screams that it’s the job of your dreams and you want to do everything you can to secure that all-important job interview to get the part. For most of us though this is easier said than done, especially in a situation where 100’s of people...

What Factors Have Encouraged the Emergence of Women Entrepreneurs?

With women dominating in so many areas today, it’s no surprise that the driving force behind many of the new and upcoming businesses are women. They bring their inspiration, know-how and funding, and they churn out great results. Since the 20th century, women...

Weekly Drop-In Sessions available to help improve your IT skills

The Drop-Ins are hosted by Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC, local community company that is helping to improve both IT and life skills for women to help them get into work, as well as helping social entrepreneurs start their own business and small...

5 Proven Steps to Start a Successful Franchise Business

When you start a franchise business, you’ll benefit immediately from the people and resources available to you that are designed to make sure you’re successful. However, there are some essential steps you need to follow if you want to ensure you start a franchise that...

The Rise of Feminine Leadership After #MeToo

In the wake of the “Me Too” movement and Oprah Winfrey’s rousing “Time Is Up” speech at the Golden Globes, it seems that a rise in feminine leadership is not only imminent, but necessary as a way to move collectively forward. And by this, I don’t just mean more women...