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Feeling ‘stuck’ in your career? Here’s how to coach your way out of it

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    8 women on the one thing they’re doing differently at work this year

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    How do the women who quit their jobs in 2021 feel now?

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    7 women on why they’re actually happy to be back at work this week

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Why some people struggle with procrastination (and no, it’s got nothing to do with being ‘lazy’)

New research could reveal how best to tackle this frustrating habit.

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Taking on too much at work? These quotes will help you set better boundaries

Find out how to push back and protect your wellbeing amid an avalanche of demands.

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How to switch off from work, according to 7 women who are really good at it

Setting clear boundaries, deactivating notifications and faking a commute are just a handful of ways to go about it.

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How to answer “why do you want to leave your current job?” in an interview
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How to answer one of the most awkward interview questions without digging yourself a hole

You can thank this savvy TikTok creator.

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“I’ve built my whole life around work. How do I press undo?”

Two women explain how they reassessed their identities after stepping away from work.

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How an ‘anti-perfection’ approach can make you happier at work

Ditching the need to get things right all the time can make a big difference – here’s how to do it.

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3 organisations you need to know about if you’re thinking of starting your own business

Here's who to have on your radar

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Gina Martin just nailed the struggle to separate who we are from the work we do

If your work is also your passion, you’ll probably relate.

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

Take your cues from this clever Instagram post.

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Why having a mentor is the most important part of changing your career

From one woman who's been there and done that

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Confessions of a cleaner: the secret lives of women who tidy up after us

“You see the real side of people when you clean their homes”

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“I felt pushed around”: women on being walked all over at work

“I hadn’t realised I was going to be treated as a maid!”

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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Amy Beecham
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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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Lauren Geall
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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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Lauren Geall
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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’.

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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.”

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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