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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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Breadcrumbing at work: how to know if you're a victim
Life

Breadcrumbing isn’t just a dating problem – it can affect you at work, too

Is your boss dropping career crumbs, but not following through?

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

7 questions you should ask yourself today, according to a life coach

Russell Amerasekera shared his essential tips at Stylist Live LUXE.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

This controversial take on work life balance is definitely food for thought

Alex Depledge’s packed talk at Stylist Live LUXE was full of real advice.

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Chloe Gray
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Hollie Richardson
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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...

How to calm nerves before a job interview
Careers

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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Reschedule a job interview
Life

Is it bad to reschedule a job interview? 3 careers experts share their tips

The verdict is in.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Job shaming: this viral tweet proves that no job deserves to be ridiculed

Why do certain jobs still carry a stigma in 2019?

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Hollie Richardson
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How to follow up on a job interview
Life

How to follow up on a job interview, by a career expert who knows

Because it really is mind-boggling trying to work out what to do.

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Hollie Richardson
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A woman in the boardroom
Life

How the “broken rung” problem stops women getting ahead at work

Few companies are aware of this systematic barrier to success

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Anna Brech
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Alyssa Carson could be the first person to walk on Mars.
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This woman could be the first person to walk on Mars

Alyssa Carson is one of the world's youngest astronauts in training, working to fulfil her dream of travelling to Mars.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Lucy Mangan
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Lucy Mangan on the best gift we can give our future selves

Our columnist reflects on the lessons she’s learnt over the past 10 years

Careers

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.

Posted by
Hannah Keegan
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Books

21 writing tips from writers who’ve made it   

Brilliant advice on how to write, from the writers who have succeeded.

Posted by
Hannah Connolly
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how to ask for a pay rise
Careers

How to ask for a pay rise: this 5 step guide could earn you more money

Use this simple plan to get exactly what you want out of your career.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Careers

Stylist’s ultimate guide to securing a killer new job

From how to write a standout CV to how to ace it in an interview.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Long Reads

“Why I’m sick of always having to justify my age at work”

From being passed over for promotions, to talked over in work meetings, looking younger than you are can be seriously frustrating...

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Becci Vallis
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Kate Beaumont_Direct of Innovation Samsung UK
Life

Rejected by law school, this woman now has a top job in tech

Kate Beaumont is director of innovation at Samsung UK.

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Jameela Jamil
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Jameela Jamil: “A letter to my inner bully”

Our guest editor pens a letter to her harshest critic

Woman, Friend, business woman, lesbian, photographer, badass, happy
Careers

The unexpected psychological impact of a three-day weekend

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

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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