Lady Likes: Jezebel founder Anna Holmes shares career lessons / ‘The most powerful woman in start-ups’, Ann Miura-Ko, on what launched her career / Tommy John co-founder discusses business lessons she’s learned making men’s underwear

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A round-up of some of our favourite stories this week…

*Jezebel founder Anna Holmes shares some career wisdom as part of Quartz’s How We’ll Win project.

*Ann Miura-Ko, dubbed ‘The most powerful woman in start-ups’, on how a chance encounter with a Hewlett Packard CEO kickstarted her career.

*Tommy John co-founder Erin Fujimoto discusses three key business lessons she’s learned since launching the men’s underwear brand.

 

 

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theSkimm launches ‘No BS’ career podcast

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theSkimm is the news and lifestyle tool for female millennials that’s won over the likes of Oprah, Sarah Jessica Parker and Shonda Rhimes. 

With a firmly established newsletter and app to its name, the brand has now created a career advice podcast called Skimm’d From the Couch.

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Virgin Media Business partners with Women in Business NI

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Virgin Media Business and Women in Business NI have joined forces in what’s being described as “a merging of powerful thinking”. Women in Business is the largest network of female entrepreneurs in Northern Ireland, so the Virgin Media partnership will be a way for them to better educate and connect with businesswomen while exploring the ways its members can utilise digital technology to propel their brands. Continue reading

Lady Likes: ‘A Good Time to Be a Girl’ author, Helena Morrissey, offers advice for career progression / Research shows childcare provisions positively impact women’s careers / Investors urge companies to hire women into top jobs

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A round-up of some of our favourite stories this week…

*Former CEO, mother of nine, and author of the soon-to-be released A Good Time to Be a Girl, Helena Morrissey, offers advice for career progression.

*New research from Florida Atlantic University shows that childcare provisions positively impact women’s careers.

*A coalition of powerful investors urge more companies to hire women into top jobs.

 

Lady Likes: Tamera Mowry-Housley’s advice for working mums / Women are fighting the gender pay gap in the UK’s supermarkets / One female directors’ perspective on increasing diversity in Hollywood

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A round-up of some of our favourite stories this week…

*Talk show host and entrepreneur Tamera Mowry-Housley has some advice for working mums.

*The women fighting the gender pay gap in the UK’s supermarkets.

*Half the Picture documentary director, Amy Adrian, discusses the importance of hiring more female film directors.