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Ultimate guide to securing your dream job, from tips on how to job hunt, write a killer CV, interview well, as well as advice on how to advance in your current role

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9 brilliant initiatives launched by UK companies to tackle WFH loneliness

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Lauren Geall
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    Why we crave praise so much, and how we can learn to live without it

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    The difficult career lesson we can all learn from Serena Williams’ reaction to losing

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    Advice on starting new a business in lockdown from 3 women who did it

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Is your boss allowed to spy on you when you’re working from home?

We looked into what your employer can do to monitor your activity and workload while working from home.

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Have your confidence levels taken a blow while WFH? Here’s how to get it back on track

We asked an expert for their top tips.

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Lauren Geall
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“I have major screen exhaustion, what can I do about it?”

In an age of lockdowns, we're spending more time on our devices than ever before. Here, an expert shares the proven ways to combat screen exhaustion.

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Becca Caddy
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Why developing this lesser-known skill could make a big difference in your career

Welcome to the wonderful world of mental agility.

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Work won’t love you back – so why do we give so much to our jobs?

The ‘labour of love’ myth, exposed.

Career advice: how to get ahead and succeed at work if you’re an introvert
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How to get ahead and succeed at work if you’re an introvert

Think you need to be loud to be successful? Think again.

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Tell us what you want from your career in a post-Covid world

Does ambition look a bit different these days? Take our survey to tell us how you feel about work in 2021.

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How much is too much when it comes to oversharing at work?

How much is too much when it comes to oversharing at work? Female leaders on how to draw boundaries in workplace friendships.

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Anna Brech
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There are currently no publicly out LGBTQ+ CEOs in the FTSE 100 - why?

Diverse teams perform better. And yet, we are still presented with significant gaps in LGBTQ+ representation at work. Suki Sandhu outlines what must change.

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Suki Sandhu
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How to use your to-do list like a pro (and actually stick to it)

Stay on top of your workload with this flexible organisational tool.

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Lauren Geall
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“I’ll forever have to prove myself”: climbing the career ladder as a woman of colour

Evidence shows women of colour are still hugely under-represented in senior roles at work. Here, three women open up about how racism has affected their career

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“Should I care about what I do for a living?” The truth about dream jobs and burnout

The dark truth behind dream jobs and millennial burnout.

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15 things you’ll know to be true if you talk to your colleagues more than anyone

Because, whether it’s over Zoom or in IRL, our colleagues have become our whole world in lockdown.

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Kayleigh Dray
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“I miss my work mates so badly”: the women who want their office buddies back

We asked women to tell us what they miss most about their work mates and what you can do to keep the friendships alive while working from home.

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Grace Holliday
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Sensitive people bring this vital happiness habit to the workplace

Empathy and compassion are vital to a healthy work environment.

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Anna Brech
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Virtual handshakes and the aroma of coffee: is Zoom becoming more human?

Behold a brave new world of AI and virtual reality.

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Anna Brech
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Why men talk over women at work, and 5 ways to push back

Take up space and make your voice heard with these expert tips from public speaking consultant Patricia Seabright.

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Never thought of yourself as ‘leadership material’? Now could be your time to shine

The kind of leader we’re looking for is changing because of the pandemic.

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Lauren Geall
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This is the critical reason why you shouldn’t have to justify gaps on your CV

It crosses personal boundaries in a way that's just not appropriate.

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Remote working is not the same as flexible working – and it’s important we remember the difference

Working from home is just one step towards the flexible working “revolution” campaigners have been calling for for years.

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Lauren Geall
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