36 episodes

Each month we will bring you no holds barred discussion on the biggest issues that affect our careers and lives.

You'll hear from an individual at the top of their game on the challenges they faced and the mistakes they made along the way.

And in Ask The Hive, if you are facing an obstacle or a problem in your career, you'll have a chance to get some superb advice from people who've been there and come out the other side.

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Each month we will bring you no holds barred discussion on the biggest issues that affect our careers and lives.

You'll hear from an individual at the top of their game on the challenges they faced and the mistakes they made along the way.

And in Ask The Hive, if you are facing an obstacle or a problem in your career, you'll have a chance to get some superb advice from people who've been there and come out the other side.

    Episode 32: Should we all be shouting about our pay?

    Episode 32: Should we all be shouting about our pay?

    NPW podcast Episode 32 – Should we all be shouting about our pay?
    This month, we were at Burnley College and discussed women in senior leadership, what career advice you would give to the 18 year old you and whether you should discuss your pay with your colleagues
    We interview Emily Cox, from Lloyds Banking Group, who speaks about being a woman in finance and how shared parental leave will become crucial for firms in the future.
    In Ask the Hive – who makes better leaders? Introverts or extraverts?

    • 56 min
    Episode 31: Get out there and shake your own pom poms.

    Episode 31: Get out there and shake your own pom poms.

    NPW podcast Episode 31 – Get out there and shake your own pom poms.
    This month, we held our live panel in Manchester at Pinsent Masons where we talked about women only business spaces, new year career resolutions and how to figure out your own worth in the job market
    The big interview is with north east businesswoman Nickie Gott, who shares her extraordinary story of huge success and devastating challenges.
    This month, there are more NPW shout outs - will you get a mention?

    • 52 min
    Episode 30: How to outwit a dinosaur boss

    Episode 30: How to outwit a dinosaur boss

    This month, we were back at the University of Bradford discussing when to say no to requests for advice and dinosaur bosses and how to avoid them.
    We talk to Kate Rogers, who is a Senior HR business partner.
    She shares her passion, getting us all talking about the menopause and how it can affect our working lives.
    In Ask the Hive, our listener has had a few jobs in quick succession but hates her new position.
    This epsiode is sponsored by the University of Bradford.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 29: Career is a verb as well as a noun.

    Episode 29: Career is a verb as well as a noun.

    This month, we recorded at DXC Technology In Newcastle where we talked about agile working, the future of conferences and which real, or fictional, Northern Power Woman you would put at the helm of the Northern Powerhouse!
    The big interview is with Dr Joanna Berry, Associate Professor Entrepreneurship Durham who discusses why women still have an issue with their businesses getting funded and what she learned from losing everything.
    There’s more of your famous Shout Outs – find out if you’re mentione

    • 48 min
    Special episode! Inspiring Career Progression with The Co-Operative Bank

    Special episode! Inspiring Career Progression with The Co-Operative Bank

    In this episode we are in Manchester for an Inspiring Career Progression event hosted by The Co-Operative Bank where we discussed how a mentor can change your life and why getting your voice heard in the board room is just a state of mind.

    Maria Cearns, Managing Director of Current Accounts and Savings, the Co-operative Bank talks about the power of quotas and her way of achieving work / life balance.

    In Ask The Hive – should a high salary put you off applying for a job you are sure you can do?

    • 51 min
    Episode 28: The secret is out! The North is the best place to work.

    Episode 28: The secret is out! The North is the best place to work.

    This month, we are live at the Northern Powerhouse Convention discussing how Brexit could be an opportunity for the north, whether the north south divide is just a state of mind and whether HS2 should be shuffled off into the sidings.
    The big interview is with Ruth Ibegbuna, director of The Roots Programme, Ruth talks about why policy makers in the north need to be women and why we need to open our minds to different types of leader
    And in Ask the hive… what to do when it’s the office Bake Off, every

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

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Love this!

Love listening to this each month. Really interesting conversation you normally don’t hear out loud. Please keep it up!

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Perfect sound bites, interesting conversations & advice!

If you’re a female, from the north & proud or just like the company & conversation of great women from all walks of life then give this a go. You won’t regret it 👍🏻

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Keep up the great work

Love Sam Walker and Simone Roche. Great energy. Great podcast. Like the ‘ask the hive’ section and inspiring speakers. I always learn something!

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