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

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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.

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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.

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“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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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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Jameela Jamil: “A letter to my inner bully”

Our guest editor pens a letter to her harshest critic

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The unexpected psychological impact of a three-day weekend

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

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Breadcrumbing isn’t just a modern dating problem – it can affect your work life, too

You've heard of gaslighting, now learn about breadcrumbing.

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This bold move could improve your chances of getting a pay rise

It's certainly something worth considering.

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This heroic woman paid off her student debt by asking her male co-workers this one simple question

And celebrated with purple spandex and an epic interpretative dance.

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Meet the woman making advertising more human

Sereena Abbassi is head of culture and inclusion at one of the industry’s biggest agencies

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Serena Williams has some spot-on careers advice for “going it alone”

The tennis champion is also a fashion designer.

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Women are sharing beautiful messages to their five-year-old selves, and we’re taking notes

The viral Twitter thread is an emotional read.

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Cherry Healey has some spot-on advice for anyone who wants to start a podcast

The successful presenter knows a thing or two...

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Olympics 2020: Team GB’s head of marketing reveals the proudest moment of her career

“The best part of my job is working for an organisation where everyone has a common goal to create something extraordinary.”

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This is where to find the jobs with the highest salary increases in the UK

The findings are pretty surprising.

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How to become an orthopaedic surgeon, by the woman who was first in her field

“I became the first black female orthopaedic surgeon in the UK,” says Dr Samantha Tross. “It took a while for the enormity of that to sink in.”

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These are the secrets behind the happiest jobs under a £30k salary

Because money isn't always everything.

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