Talking careers, representation and the black British female experience with the authors of ‘Slay In Your Lane’

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Slay In Your Lane is an inspirational guide to life for black British women, a group which has long been marginalised. It tackles a host of issues ranging from career and romance to health, and includes interviews with some of Britain’s most successful black women. I spoke to the book’s authors Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené to find out how their idea for a career guide blossomed into the creation of the ‘black girl bible’.

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5 survival tips for serial job hoppers 

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It can be tough out there for the girls who can’t seem to stick with a job for long enough to learn how to use the office scanner. Read these key pointers as you navigate your way towards your dream role (or at least the next filler position that becomes available).

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Lady Likes: Meet London’s top women finance executives / Black, female and a 32-year-old senior vice president / Jacinda Ardern and pregnancy in the workplace

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

*British Vogue talks to the ‘City Of London’s High-Flying Female Execs’ for its February 2018 issue.

*Forbes introduces us to Emily K. Graham, senior vice president of Corporate Reputation at FleishmanHillard, who talks about breaking through the ‘black ceiling’.

*The Huffington Post dissects the impact of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s pregnancy announcement.