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Five questions to ask yourself when deciding whether a management career path is right for you

In today's dynamic and ever-evolving professional landscape, individuals often find themselves at a crossroads: Should they focus on becoming an expert in their field or pursue a leadership role within their organization? The decision between these two career paths can profoundly impact one's personal and professional development as it highlights how different people have different strengths, goals, and aspirations. Understanding the nuances of both expertise and leadership paths is crucial for making informed career decisions. 
Rose Smith
August 13, 2023
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Take your career to the next level: Seven tips to boost professional growth

In order to stay on top of the competition in today’s job market, it is crucial to continue your pursuit to grow both personally and professionally. In June, we hosted a career conference in Berlin covering various topics on growing one’s career. One of our panels was on ‘How to boost your career and mistakes to avoid,’ with Krista Casey (Creative Director at Wayfair EU), Ashley Sigmon (Sr. Career Specialist at CareerFoundry), and Maria Margarita Gutierrez Reyes (Engineering Manager at Blinkist). We heard directly from women who has committed themselves to both personal and professional development. We put together some key-takeaways from the panel to make their insights accessible to those who were not able to join us. 
Rose Smith
August 13, 2023
Career

Unlocking the power of motivation: Strategies to supercharge your journey towards achieving your goals

How can you turn your dreams into reality when the clock ticks the same 24 hours for everyone, and your inherent talents are already set in stone? The answer lies in the often underestimated, yet infinitely malleable, variable of motivation. Understanding and amplifying motivation is key to unlocking your full potential, especially in the realm of career development. This article delves into the dynamic world of motivation, exploring strategies to harness it despite the constraints of time and individual dispositions.
Jana Jandova
August 13, 2023
Career

Highlights from 2023

The year of 2023 has been full of new and exciting things! We welcomed 6 new team members, and grew the team to 14 people. Our founding team also expanded by a baby of my co-founder Klara who left on maternity leave this year. I am super proud of the team for helping with the transition and stepping up into leadership roles, especially Petra, our Head of Program Operations, and Ellen, our Marketing Manager and Martina, our Tech Queen. The shoutout goes to the rest of the team as well, who were able to make all these things happen in 2023. Here are some of our achievements this year!
Lucie Neumanova
August 13, 2023
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2023 Holiday gift guide: 16 gift ideas from female-founded companies to save you stress

Stuck for gift ideas for this holiday season? Well, we’ve got you covered for the third year round now! Check out our selection of female-founded companies whose products or services make the perfect gift for your loved ones! Choose from stationery, beauty, fashion fun items by local designers, a special pre-holiday voucher offer from us at Femme Palette, and so much more!
Femme Palette
August 13, 2023
Career

3 women professionals from Barclays share tips for building a career in tech

On May 24th, 2023 Barclays organized an event together with Femme Palette. Barclays speakers Kateryna Gurova (VP, Risk, Finance, and Treasury), Zuzana Fraňová (Jr. Full Stack Developer), and Martina Vladar (Senior Business Analyst) shared their stories and tips for a successful transition into the tech field and career growth. By hearing and learning from the speakers’ experience, this panel aimed to give the attendees some practical tools you can use to accelerate your career! 
Barclays
August 13, 2023
Career

10 binge-worthy TV series with female leads you should watch

If you're on the hunt for your next binge-worthy series with incredible female leads, you're in the right place. We've rounded up a list of 10 shows that not only feature strong and compelling women at the forefront, but also offer a variety of characters and storylines. From historical dramas to contemporary comedies, you'll find a little something for everyone in this list. Let’s dive into it!
Femme Palette
August 13, 2023
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6-steps to define your Unique Selling Proposition to Ensure Job Security

The last few years have been tough to navigate, especially when it comes to job security. From a global pandemic to the recent development in AI, job security has become a serious concern for today’s workforce with many positions being outsourced, cut, or revamped. In light of these developments, we organised a panel discussion that aims to talk about strategies around today’s volatile economy with Hana Souckova (Managing Director, SAP Czech), Zuzana Kosorinova (Employee Engagement Lead, IT Talent Enablement, MSD), and Jaroslav Gergic (Senior Director of Software Engineering, SentinelOne). The conversation concluded with the importance of finding your unique selling proposition (USP) as the key in job security in this volatile market. We’ve outlined six steps to help you define your strengths, stand out from competition, and stay relevant.
Rose Smith
August 13, 2023