If you’ve been thinking about a career change, chances are the British Army might not be your first thought. But if you’re goal-oriented, decisive, ambitious and up for embracing new challenges, then a life in the Army could be the perfect match for you.
Marie Claire has been training with the Army and learning there’s more to being a soldier than press-ups and rifles. An equal opportunities employer, the Army offers salaries according to rank, not gender, and is always recruiting for more than 200 diverse roles (with all but a few front-line jobs open to women). There’s also a pension, 38 days annual holiday, maternity packages and subsidised learning.
It’s almost an impossible task to sum up all the things my parents have taught me over the years. Whether it was how to tie my shoelaces, or encouragement in whatever career choice I wanted to pursue, they have both always been there to support me.
Self-made millionaire and business psychologist Dr Jude Miller conducted a three-year study of 200 female millionaires to discover how they achieved a level of wealth most of us can only dream of. Here, she reveals the secrets behind their success.
We caught up with one of the UK's top business women, Karren Brady, to discover the secrets behind her stratospheric career success. From negotiating a raise to dealing with workplace sexism, here is Karren's ultimate guide to career confidence.
Parents. Where would we be without them? From helping with homework and picking up the pieces after your first heartbreak to a leg up on the housing ladder, we turn to them for advice and support time and time again.
Every month, we're introducing you to an incredible woman who could become the career mentor you've always wanted. Here, the inspirational women we've met so far share their number one piece of advice for getting to the top.