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How to boss a video call job interview

How can you make sure you come across as your best self for a video call job interview?

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Charley Ross
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The unexpected psychological impact of a long weekend

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

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Kayleigh Dray
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There's no shame in being unemployed in a pandemic – so why do so many people think there is?

Many people believe that job losses are due to a lack of motivation or willpower.

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Hollie Richardson
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The big problem with Boris Johnson saying we have “had enough days off”

Many of us have been working, albeit from home, in the midst of a global pandemic. To claim otherwise is hugely disrespectful.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Eve Livingston
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“I felt second-rate”: stats show discrimination against trans people at work is getting worse

Over a third of trans employees have experienced workplace discrimination in the last five years.

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Do you find it hard to ask about promotions at work? The ‘entitlement gap’ could be to blame

A new study suggests that social conditioning could be to play in holding women’s careers back.

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Lauren Geall
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Will 2021 be the year flexible working finally becomes the norm?

The minister for women and equalities Liz Truss has called for a shift in attitude towards flexible working arrangements.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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9 brilliant initiatives launched by UK companies to tackle WFH loneliness

From a virtual diary room to weekly ‘catch up brews’.

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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

Feeling low because your boss hasn't congratulated you on your work recently? You need to read this.

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

The champion cried after Naomi Osaka defeated her.

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

They've been there, done that and got the T-shirt.

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Megan Murray
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Katie Bishop
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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.

Posted by
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.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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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.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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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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Kayleigh Dray
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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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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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