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When we spoke to our Head of Commercial Credit Chris Green about improving gender balance in our senior roles, he talked about how important having a mentor can be to your career. We think it’s great advice. A mentor can be a real positive no matter what stage of your career you’re at, or how...

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We wrote recently about some of the ways having a mentor can help you develop your career, and shared a couple of tips to bear in mind when you’re looking for the right person. But once you’ve started, how do you make it work?It’s important that you’re comfortable together, and you should look...

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Tom Rose is currently a Senior Systems Analyst in the Chief Operating Office. Since May 2016 he has been mentored by Craig Jackson, a Sustainability Manager in our Communications & Marketing function. As part of our series on how mentoring can help your career and how to make it work for you,...

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Carrie Munford is a Financial Planning Product Manager who joined us around seven years ago. For much of that time she’s enjoyed a mentoring relationship with Head of Complex Life and Pensions and ‘super mentor’ Katherine Rawlings, a mentor to scores of people during her career. They kindly spent...

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When it comes to career development, working in a large, complex organisation like ours can be a real blessing. The breadth and variety means the chance to learn something new or even go in another direction entirely is never far away. There’s always change happening around you, new skills to...

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We recently talked about our Career Development Days: events designed to introduce people at Ulster Bank to the variety of opportunities available, and give them the skills to further their careers. But I wanted to hear from some of our colleagues who attended the days to see how they got on. So...

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We’ve written about what you should do when applying for a job before, such as how to make the most of your transferable skills, and whether you should take that big job offer. But what about the pitfalls you need to avoid? Let’s take a quick run down of 10 things not to do. 1) Don’t only look...

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