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Unusual careers: Benesh choreologist at the Royal Ballet

Anna Trevien uses movement notation to write and record choreography

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Hannah Keegan
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3 simple (but brilliant) ways to deal with a bad boss or manager

To protect your self worth and your development try these three psychological exercises.

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Megan Murray
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Attention, foodies – this woman makes hundreds of pies a day for a living

Nokx Majozi is currently developing a mac ’n’ cheese pie. Drool...

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Hannah Keegan
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women on boards
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Why joining a board could help you get ahead at work

Joining a board can boost your confidence, and increase your skills and contacts. One woman reveals how she did it, and why you should too.

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Clare Wiley
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Careers advice: Experts explain how to know your worth – and get the salary you deserve

Looking for a pay rise? You've come to the right place.

Three day weekends
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This 3-day weekend trial might pave the way for a new way of working

And it would mean fewer meetings...

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Hollie Richardson
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Peek inside the intricate little world of a watchmaking

This job requires some serious skill....

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Hannah Keegan
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What does your email sign off really say about you? Look this way

Can you guess what category "sent from my iPhone" falls into?

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Megan Murray
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How to calm nerves before a job interview
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How to calm nerves before a job interview? This is the tip advised by 4 experts

And it's easier than you might think.

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Hollie Richardson
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how to find a career mentor
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How to find a career mentor to help you succeed at work

Whether you’re looking for some hard-hitting advice or just want a shoulder to cry on, getting a career mentor could be the secret to your future success.

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Marisa Bate
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This is what it’s really like to make a living from social media

Hannah Anderson’s office has a ball pit, slides and a bar. Where do we apply?

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Hannah Keegan
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Jessica Rapana
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Women told they have pancake-like brains at ‘empowerment seminar’

And men's brains are like waffles, apparently.

Hobbies can boost confidence at work
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Here’s how spending more time on your hobbies could actually help your career

Print this, laminate it and show it to your boss.

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Lauren Geall
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Annual leave entitlement
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Why you should use up all your annual leave, and how much you’re actually entitled to

With less than three months of the year left, it’s time to start planning.

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Lauren Geall
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Women downplay achievements in the workplace compared to male colleagues
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You’re probably downplaying how good you are at your job – here’s why that’s a problem

It’s about time we owned our talent.

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Lauren Geall
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Fancy reading books for a living? This job lets you do just that

Literary scout Kate Loftus O'Brien spends her days sourcing the best stories for film and TV adaptations.

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Hannah Keegan
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Have you been called one of these sexist pet names in the office?

The shade they're throwing is glorious.

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Megan Murray
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Depression from overtime
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How working longer hours could put you at higher risk of developing depression

Plus a perturbing theory about why men just aren’t affected in the same way.

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Moya Crockett
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Lauren Geall
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Why failing at your career could be the key to future success

What doesn't kill you really does make you stronger.

How to manage your inbox
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This is how the UK’s most productive women manage their inbox

It’s time to take back control.

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Jo Usmar
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