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1 February 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has all but eradicated the traditional definitions of working that dictated our lives. With many of us taking zoom calls in our slippers, pausing meetings to accept grocery deliveries, and trying to juggle working commitments with homeschooling, the way we work has adapted to fit around the rest of our lives. But […]

18 January 2021

After nearly a year of being isolated, locked down, and socially distanced, we as a society have missed out on countless networking opportunities, and the chance to build real human connections. Despite these pandemic restrictions, Northern Power Women have been working to digitally recreate these stages for empowerment and collaboration with their 12-week mentor programme.  In December of 2020, […]

11 December 2020

Teesside University and Northern Power Women have asked a cross section of industry leaders to reflect on the leadership they have both provided and experienced this year, as part of the New Traits of Leadership Research. This was supported by Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor of Teesside University, Professor Dr Jane Turner OBE DL CCMI, who analysed […]

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 […]

3 September 2020

Rising Stars Lockdown Report North West female business leaders speak of the pressures and challenges of lockdown – and fears of the long-term impact on gender equality in the workplace www.nwblt.co.uk @nwblt North West female business leaders speak of the pressures and challenges of lockdown – and fears of the long-term impact on gender equality […]

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 […]

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 […]

19 June 2020

As a project manager, you may have a love-hate relationship with flexible work arrangements (FWAs). While using a virtual team can help you attract and retain top talents from anywhere in the world, managing remote employees often adds significant complexity to projects and require PMs to employ new techniques, tools, and soft skills to overcome […]

18 June 2020

Are you taking this time in your stride to increase your productivity by enjoying the personal space, and peace and quiet away from the office hubbub? Or are you finding it a challenge to juggle personal commitments, persistent distractions or maybe overly excited children – seeing your motivation and productivity suffer as a result? However […]

18 June 2020

As the world comes to grips with the effects of COVID-19, businesses can focus on six areas in order to help both their people and their bottom line. The spread of COVID-19 is changing how we live and work in ways we would not have thought possible even two weeks ago. Today’s new normal for […]

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