Getting taken seriously at the office is something that you can work on. It isn’t always easy to build a sense of gravitas (especially when faced with more senior colleagues) but you can get better at coming across in a way that makes people take you more seriously. Here’s how to do it.
The tip that has helped me most throughout my career is knowing that I have options. You have to work to get options, but once you have a strategy for your exit, you can face every difficult day at work with choices. That’s helped me get through many challenging projects.
Caroline Crewe-Read is one of the senior women in project and programme management pioneering a path to the top in the UK. Find out how she did it and what advice she has for project managers starting out.
The gender pay gap in 2015 is still alive and well. Full-time female managers, like many of you, work 57 days a year for free, and get about half the bonus that men get. Learn more about the differences in pay and what UK Government legislation is doing about it.