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This Instagram post nails the awkwardness of reaching out to someone you haven’t spoken to in forever (and how to get past it)

How to email someone you haven’t spoken to in forever without making it awkward

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Pretty privilege at work: why do attractive people earn more and face better job prospects?
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Is ‘pretty privilege’ rampant in your workplace?

Research shows it pays to be considered ‘beautiful’ at work, but it’s not always a positive.

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Psychology of work: do you have a work “love language”? And can embracing it increase your job satisfaction?
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We all have work “love languages” – here’s how yours is impacting your job

They’re not just for romantic relationships...

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Workload getting out of hand? Here’s how to ask your boss for some breathing room

Because you can’t juggle a million tasks at once.

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Worried that setting boundaries at work will make you seem ‘difficult’? Read this

We asked an expert for some practical advice.

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This TikTok about how to reply to a hostile work email has 1.2 million views already

You’re going to want to see this before clicking ‘send’.

Working from home: over half of UK employees work when they’re unwell – and it’s causing them to burnout
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Why are we all so scared to call in sick when working from home?

Presenteeism post-pandemic is creating a big burnout problem at work.

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Amy Beecham
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9 women who quit their jobs on the biggest lessons they learned in the process

“Even when you feel totally stuck, nothing is ever permanent.”

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This Instagram post about the difference between “urgent” and “important” is a must-read
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Nothing is really “urgent” at work, and this Instagram post perfectly explains why

Adding this to our email sign-off ASAP.

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Job offers: how to tell whether a job is right for you
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How to tell whether a job is right for you (and why that’s important)

Because applying for a new job isn’t just about what you can offer.

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Lauren Geall
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Is our obsession with loving what we do for a living the reason we are all so burnt out?

How the relentless pressure for workplace passion is masking a burnout epidemic

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Could this new approach to hiring finally spell the end of CVs?

Skills-based or de-biased hiring considers an applicants’ skills and abilities as opposed to past experience or achievements.

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What happens to the women who have been on furlough for 18 months now?

The furlough scheme may have come to an end but the uncertainty for many women remains.

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Home, office or hybrid: how to navigate the work revolution

Eight experts help us make sense of our new working world.

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Professional ghosting: this worrying workplace trend is on the rise, according to new research
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What it’s really like to be a victim of professional ghosting

Ghosting isn’t just for the dating game.

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Amy Beecham
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Would siestas really work in the UK?
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Could this sleep trend help you to be more productive at work?

A sleep expert explains the health benefits of a siesta.

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Amy Beecham
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How to get 45 days off work in 2022 (using just 18 days of annual leave)

And for our next trick, we’re going to turn 18 days of paid annual leave into well over a month off work...

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5 simple steps to setting boundaries if you’re heading back to the office

Author Lisa Lister shares her advice on how to keep boundaries in check.

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“The viral passive aggressive email debate is really about policing women at work”

Why should we have to change our tone in any way to get our jobs done?

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Amy Beecham
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“I’m tired of working my life away”: why women are turning their backs on the 9-5

Is #IDontDreamOfLabour the final nail in hustle culture’s coffin?

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Will going braless at work ever be a reality for women?

Back to office means back to bras for many.

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