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Coming off a career break? Vodafone might have the perfect job for you

Telecoms company Vodafone recently launched its ReConnect programme, designed to reintroduce more career-break women to employment. Over a three-year period the initiative will hire 1,000 people worldwide split half-and-half between frontline, customer facing roles and managerial posts. 105 more words


I am not in anyway suggesting everyone needs to make a dramatic, unnecessary change but I wanted to just talk about my experience. I was teaching for 7 years in a school that actually I loved, there was something about the community of the school that made it a very special place to be. 385 more words


Grumpy Complaining About Society

If a person grows up in a really messed up environment – like an abusive home, or in a cult, or in a war zone, they have no baseline for what a normal, healthy way of life is. 294 more words

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Career Break March Update

I’m not sure why anyone would care, but here’s how I’m spending my time these days:

Walk/jogging with the dogs.  This is the best way to get cardio for someone like me.  456 more words

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2017 International Women’s Day: Support “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50”… ‘because it’s’ 2017

This month around the globe, we dedicate 1 out of 365 days to celebrate women and girls. This year, the spotlight was in the world of… 547 more words

Into the blue - Diving and Marine Conservation - Cambodia

when I grow up I want to be a Marine Biologist –  me age 10 –

I have always been fascinated by the sea, but I have never learned to dive, I can only give the same standard excuses as I do for everything else I haven’t done since I grew up.

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In the extensive research I did before starting our Round the World trip, I read many blogs that talked about how much the trip would change me.  1,795 more words

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