What’s holding you back in your career?

What’s holding you back in your career?

What would you do if you felt 100% confident? This is a question we often pose to our clients. For some the answer is easy; I’d go for promotion, I’d retrain, I’d start my own business. For others, even considering that presents a challenge, either they haven’t...
Don’t mention the “C” word

Don’t mention the “C” word

WELL, THE C-WORD GETS BANDIED AROUND A LOT; WOMEN WE WORK WITH MENTION IT OFTEN, WE’VE FELT IT, LOST IT, ADMIRED IT IN OTHERS, EVEN FELT SLIGHTLY QUEASY ABOUT IT. Since launching Birdsoup, we’ve encountered it in a few different ways. I recently met a very confident...
Advocacy :  a gem in the gender equality toolkit?

Advocacy : a gem in the gender equality toolkit?

There’s a feeling of excitement this week at birdsoup – today is International Women’s Day when we are all being asked to #PressforProgress, organisations are publishing their gender pay gap numbers in the UK and elsewhere women are calling time on the old order...
IWD2017: Why we need to talk about the C-word

IWD2017: Why we need to talk about the C-word

Well, the C-word gets bandied around a lot; women we work with mention it a lot, we’ve felt it, lost it, admired it in others, even felt slightly queasy about it. Last week I encountered it in a few different ways. I met a very confident young women who talked...