The Surveying Sisterhood five months on – By the Surveying Sisterhood

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Bullying in the workplace – By a fellow Surveyor

“It’s Christmas time, there’s no need to be afraid” The mighty Band-Aid, the force for doing good in the music world, their words suddenly resonating with me. Why? Yes, indeed it was Christmas time, but I was afraid. I was terrified, I was anxious, and my mind was not focused on Christmas, home, it was …

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Lottie’s Work Experience, Women’s Engineering Society 2018 – By Natasha Stone

“So, what is it that you do every day, do you do a lot of Maths?” Lottie’s first question when I picked her up was quite a familiar question really. When I began my training within the construction industry, I was nervous that I’d considered myself ‘a bit rubbish’ at maths. In fact, it’d been …

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Gaffer tape, PPE and me – By Sara Cameron

Following a general call to arms (and legs) the Surveying Sisterhood had an open twitter conversation calling for #PPEThatFits. Whilst not quoted personally my story did make it to the RICS article https://www.rics.org/uk/news-insight/latest-news/news-opinion/surveying-sisterhood-call-for-safety-wear-that-fits/ and has been quoted since so I thought it warranted more than a by-line. I am short (160cm) and I’m rounder than …

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National Lipstick Day – By Joanna Farnsworth

My red lipstick is a very important part of my routine, it's my way of expressing my personality and the final touch that makes me ready to face the day. In an industry where you can sometimes feel pressured to fit in rather than stand out, I may choose to wear a grey or black …

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