The New World of Work: Flexible and Part-Time

On the 28th April, Cambridge Network held a breakfast networking event, with a presentation from Sara Hill of  Capability Jane. It feels like every feminist article I read challenges the conventional idea that work or family is an either/or choice, promoting that you can have it all, balancing family and business success. Despite this I…

My first weeks at Cambridge Network

Joining Cambridge Network has felt like the start of a new adventure. As a Cambridge local I’ve been aware of the organisation. My first interaction with it was through a graduate jobs fair in London and I’ve regularly check out the Recruitment Gateway in times of career doubt since then. For the past few years…

Introduction to Workplace Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a word that I seem to be hearing everywhere at the moment, and yet my ability to define the term has been lacking. I knew it had something to do with living in the moment. Beyond that I could only grasp at a confusing concept of stress busting colouring books or cool people…

New Managers’ peer learning groups

I’ve just finished supporting the first of our New Managers’ peer learning groups, the first programme I’ve had the pleasure to be part of from the start. I loved it!   Facilitated by the talented and personable Colin Chrebelski from DGi, the group gave around 10 new managers the chance to meet up on a monthly…

New peer learning group is planned for new and junior managers

Are you new to a management role – or about to move into one? If so, you could benefit from sharing experiences and developing your skills with like-minded people in our newest peer learning group. Peer learning has been so effective that Network members requested a similar group for new and junior managers. Interested people…