The Rise of Remote Working

With social distancing measures in place across the country, many people are now working remotely in roles previously defined as office-based. Companies are pivoting quickly to support staff at home, maintain connections and encourage productivity.
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Signal to success

Hannah Davidson joined Network Rail straight from university, embarking on their graduate scheme for a year. She tells her story and sheds some light on what it is to be a signaller.
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Episode Eleven: That’s a Wrap on Season One!

That’s a Wrap on Season One!
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How to change careers but stay with the same employer

When Flora Ofori first joined South Western Railway (SWR), which is part of FirstGroup, she was working on the frontline as a platform operator. This proved a stepping stone to her ultimate goal of landing a job in the HR team.
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Always learning as a project engineer

Veena Kadiyapu started her career as a technical engineer, but soon realised she enjoyed the helicopter view of managing engineering and technical projects instead.
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Women In Finance and Banking

We spoke to eight women who are smashing it in their finance roles about what practical advice they would give to other women, and –most personally– the advice they’d give to their younger self about what is to come.
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Lessons learned when onboarding remote team members

As part of our ‘Remote Work’ series of blogs, I thought it would be valuable to share what the onboarding and induction process looks like in an entirely remote environment like WORK180.
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Talking menopause in the workplace

With momentum building in the UK for greater workplace support for women experiencing menopause symptoms, Natalie Leister shares how Southeastern is leading the way, bringing the often unspoken impact of the menopause out into the open.
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Return to Work Programs

Return to Work Programs are designed to support professionals returning to work after extended leave, often parental leave. WORK180’s Endorsed Employers are committed to ensuring a positive transition so parents feel supported when they come back to work.
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Challenging perceptions as a woman freight train driver

Despite being the only woman freight train driver in Scotland, Heather believes there’s no reason for women to be intimidated by the job.
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A career opportunist talks leadership and flexible working

Yvonne Chien has never had a defined career plan, instead letting opportunity and a hunger to learn shape her path – an approach that’s served her well.
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Why Employer Branding Matters During COVID-19 Lockdown

As COVID-19 sweeps the globe, many employee are acutely aware of how their employer is supporting them through this turbulent time. For employers, this is an unique opportunity to demonstrate to your people that you care about them.
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Episode Ten: True Flexibility, the Juggle and Boundaries

True Flexibility, the Juggle and Boundaries. Episode 10 with Vivienne Partridge
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Transferable Skills and Your Career

Transferable skills are the skills you build up throughout your employment, education and life that are non-technical, don’t belong to a particular industry or role and can be transferred as you move between jobs and industries.
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