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7 October 2020

2020 has drastically changed people’s lives. Amidst zoom quizzes, home schooling and NHS clapping, lockdown also enabled a period of reflection; a re-evaluation of what it is that we truly miss and don’t miss when the building blocks of our routines are disassembled and rearranged into a new and unfamiliar pattern. Northern Power Women have […]

1 September 2020

Covid 19 is increasing inequality – and our economy won’t cope by Simone Roche MBE Our Northern Power Women community has been discussing the stark reality of life and work right now. The mood is less optimistic than before, but we haven’t lost momentum. And, believe me, this country is going to need people like […]

14 August 2020

From political superpowers to tech titans, Forbes’ 2017 ranking of the “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” runs the gamut of everyone from Oprah Winfrey and Ivanka Trump to Angela Merkel and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg. Ranging in age from 92 (Queen Elizabeth II) to 28 (Taylor Swift), it’s clear no two women are the same. […]

5 August 2020

Hannah Baker, Head of Marketing at The Marketing Store on the importance of focusing on actions, not words when it comes to committing to drive change. I hesitate to start this piece claiming that it’s ‘never been more important to be an ally’, because standing up against injustice, platforming oppressed voices and dedicating time to […]

28 July 2020

V Brennan – Engineering Manager at Slack My career story so far  I am very lucky to have worked across lots of different types of tech teams. I’ve worked with DevOPs teams, pure operations, IT and even with Product Development teams. But I came to tech by a strange route. My background is actually in organisational […]

28 July 2020

An increasing number of graduate employers now screen candidates on social media and often reject applicants as a result of their ‘digital footprint.’  Guest blogger and University of Warwick Chemistry undergraduate,  Manpreet Kaur, shares her perspective on how to manage your on-line presence to create the type of positive impression that will impress potential recruiters. […]

27 July 2020

Interning with the CEOs and Founders of both a Global UN endorsed charity and a highly successful innovation company was not how I thought my summer would look, but neither did I expect a global pandemic to turn almost every element of modern society on its head. When the opportunity to work on such a […]

21 July 2020

Accessibility is not a new concept. We’ve been prioritizing accessibility in the physical world for years. But where we fall down is in the digital space. Everyone is aware that our lives are more dependent on technology than ever—companies are investing more in digital services. But as the world moves online, some people are at […]

15 July 2020

Purpose-led, adaptive and collaborative Seventy-five years on from the end of the Second World War, our present moment offers the most significant opportunity since to renew and rebuild the public sector. Our report outlines why we can’t simply pick up where we left off. It outlines four practical ways leaders can respond, with examples of […]

21 May 2020

Last year’s Prolific North Awards was a successful one for Dept, who beat off strong competition to take home the Large Digital Agency of the Year award. The Manchester agency’s innovative digital work was celebrated in front of 700 people at the Victoria Warehouse. This year’s event is now open for entries, with the winners […]

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