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  • Thursday, 23 July 2020 11:50

    Samantha Preece - Retain your integrity

    At #YesWeCan we interviewed Samantha Preece who after being made redundant three times is now a successful business owner. A really honest account of working in the corporate world and the impact of the job being part of your identity. Give us a bit of a career history…. I have…
  • Wednesday, 10 June 2020 09:17

    Hannah McCreesh- It's really important to find a job in a workplace where everyone’s input is genuinely valued

    In this blog we speak with Hannah McCreesh, Director of Hannah McCreesh Marketing. She talks about what it is like to run your own business, how sticking to a routine helps her run her business and her top tips for starting your career! I’ve been working in the PR and…
  • Friday, 05 June 2020 07:02

    Cassy Nichols - "You don’t always need to be the smartest person in the room"

    Cassy Nichols is a driven and hardworking individual who has worked her way up to be the Head of Marketing at Pure Offices at the young age of 31! Read on to find out what advice she has for women starting out and how she made her way to the…
  • Monday, 17 February 2020 13:49

    Aimee Luther- ‘You just need to find the right place for you to flourish.’

    In this blog, we speak to Aimee Luther, Managing Director of The Liberty Guild. Aimee talks us through her career, her love of Art and finding a place of work that lets you be exactly who you want to be. I joined Ogilvy and Mather as a graduate in 2000…
  • Sunday, 09 February 2020 13:36

    Sarah Canning - Work life is hard, be kind to people and treat others how you wish to be treated.

    In this blog, we chat with Sarah Canning, Marketing Director of Student Roost. Sarah talks us through how she got to where she is today, the best advice she was ever given and key leadership lessons that she has learnt! I left University with a degree in English Literature and…
  • Tuesday, 04 February 2020 13:29

    Keri Watkins - You do you

    In this blog, we speak to Keri Watkins, about how she overcame bullying and work-related anxiety, her career and becoming a virtual assistant. My name is Keri, I am 36 and have worked in Marketing since I graduated from university 15 years ago. My first job was at Experian. It…
  • Thursday, 09 April 2020 13:25

    Helen Walters: Try to ignore that little devil on your shoulder called Imposter Syndrome

    Helen is the Marketing Manager for Distinction - a digital agency based in Nottingham. In this blog, Helen talks through a day in her life, her job and the best advice she ever received. Marketing is a huge function – branding, business development, networking and events, content creation such as…
  • Tuesday, 14 January 2020 12:45

    Kirsty Edwards- ‘Keep going and show you mean business, it’s yours to take if you want it...'

    In this blog, we speak to Kirsty Edwards, Head of Commercial Events at Mellors Group. Kirsty talks us through her career, being a female in a male-dominated industry and speaking up no matter how silly you may feel. Can you tell us a bit about you and your career? I…
  • Thursday, 14 November 2019 11:15

    Emily Margetts - True freedom is control in your own life

    Can you tell us a bit about you and your career: I originally started my career in Experian in customer services in a call centre in 2012. Reading off a script and repeating myself day in day out. I knew this wasn’t what I wanted to do but with no…
  • Friday, 01 November 2019 11:05

    Q&A with Gemma Sewell: "Am I good enough?"

    We chat to Gemma Sewell about starting up her business and how easy it is to doubt yourself when doing so! Read on to find out how she overcame her setbacks and the advice that she gives to women now. Can you tell us a bit about your career? With…
  • Friday, 04 October 2019 10:32

    Q&A with Jess MacIntyre: Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.

    Giving women the confidence and self-assuredness to take action in the modern workplace is exactly why #YesSheCan exists. This week's blog post with Jess MacIntyre provides a perfect example of exactly how to do just that! Read on below! Can you tell us a bit about you and your career?…
  • Wednesday, 25 September 2019 10:18

    Julieta Tello: Discovering Career Fulfillment

    I worked for 20 years in marketing for huge corporate companies like The Coca Cola Company, Kraft Foods, Inbev, and Unilever but I knew I needed a new challenge, I guess it started from a lack of personal purpose at that point and motivation about my career. My symptoms were…
  • Wednesday, 14 August 2019 09:40

    Sonja Antelmann: ‘You win or you learn.’

    Sonja Antelmann, originally from Hamburg in Germany, came to the UK ten years ago to study. After completing a Bachelor in Business Management and a Master’s degree in International Business Management, Sonja started working as a Marketing Executive for a small company that supplied safety devices. She then moved onto…
  • Wednesday, 31 July 2019 09:08

    Q&A with Faye Lewis

    In this blog, we interviewed Faye Lewis. After a fascinating career, beginning as a journalist writing for well-known publications such as What Car? and The Independent, Faye worked in various industries, eventually working her way up to her current position as Head of Marketing at La Fosse Associates. Faye told…
  • Monday, 01 July 2019 08:34

    Q&A with Ally Whicher

    Ally Whicher started her career in PR and as the world of print moved online, she decided to move with it! Now a mother of one and in a full-time management position at a digital advertising agency, she tells us how she is managing to balance her time. What is…
  • Friday, 15 February 2019 11:19

    Bev Cook - "Changing perceptions is a game changer."

    In this blog, Chartered Marketer Bev Cook talks to us about the challenges she faced during her career. Being a gay woman working in very male orientated workplaces, she has learned to deal with a number of negative perceptions in the workplace. I'm currently the director of a marketing consultancy…
  • Friday, 01 February 2019 10:48

    Sue Benson - Why it's great being a woman in Marketing

    Managing Director of Behavioural Marketing Company Sue Benson talks about why it's great being a woman in marketing and what skills were vital to her success. After discovering marketing at university and falling in love with it Sue is now responsible for the strategic direction of the business, culture, client…
  • Monday, 28 January 2019 10:44

    "Be independent and fight limitations" - Ruth Brett, Marketing Director

    Growing up in Ireland in the 1970s, 80s and 90s I was very aware of how frustrated and disappointed my mum felt to have been unable to realise her own ambitions, her own dreams and to fully explore her own talents. At the time, I didn’t fully understand what had…
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