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Latest Stories

sick leave
Opinion

This is the hidden danger of refusing to take a sick day

It’s high time you start listening to your body, not your boss.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
Published
pregnant then fired
Long Reads

Pregnant then fired: women share shocking stories of maternity discrimination at work

Every year, 54,000 women lose their jobs for getting pregnant. This has got to end.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
Published
quarter life crisis
Life

Going through a quarter life crisis? Here’s why it could be great for your career

Most millennials will experience a quarter life crisis. Here's why that can be a good thing.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
Published
Careers

Women told they have pancake-like brains at ‘empowerment seminar’

And men's brains are like waffles, apparently.

Posted by
Jessica Rapana
Published
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Emily Reynolds
Published

‘Always on’ culture is causing burnout and sleep problems

And it's affecting women worst

Black women being silenced in the workplace in 2019
Life

“My dream job became a nightmare”: women of colour on being silenced in the workplace

In the wake of the Naga Munchetty scandal, women of colour share their own experiences of being punished for speaking out at work.

Posted by
Soraya Bouazzaoui
Published
turning 30
Long Reads

“Why turning 30 should no longer be our benchmark for success”

So what if you haven’t got everything sorted by 30? Life is a journey, and it’s time we learned to enjoy the ride.

Posted by
Elizabeth Sulis Kim
Published
Depression from overtime
Careers

How working longer hours could put you at higher risk of developing depression

Plus a perturbing theory about why men just aren’t affected in the same way.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
How to manage your inbox
Careers

This is how the UK’s most productive women manage their inbox

It’s time to take back control.

Posted by
Jo Usmar
Published
how to leave work on time work life balance
Careers

“I tried to leave work on time for a whole month. This is what happened…”

The impossible dream, or a manageable task? Stylist’s Sarah Biddlecombe gives it a go...

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
Published
Harriet Chavasse, 31, Retail Manager, Thakeham Furniture, Petworth, West Sussex
Long Reads

Meet the millennial women dusting down the antiques profession

The world of antiques has long been a male-dominated industry – until now.

Posted by
Richard Ginger
Published
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Moya Crockett
Published

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.

Careers

Do you earn enough money? This company will let you decide your own salary

Could this be the future of closing the gender pay gap and eradicating discrimination in the workplace?

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published
How to get 26 days off work in 2020 (using just 11 days of annual leave)
Careers

How to get 26 days off work in 2020 (using just 11 days of annual leave)

And for our next trick, we’ll turn 11 days of paid annual leave into 26…

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Life

These hilarious stories from an ex-HMV employee have taken Twitter by storm

“One bloke got banned because he kept covering his hands in blue paint and touching the CDs to try and get them for a reduced price as they were ‘damaged.’”

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published
Indian businesswoman reading paperwork in office
Life

Work related stress: A doctor’s advice on how to cope with excessive stress and avoid burnout

An expert on what workplace-related stress is, and how you can combat it.

Posted by
Stylist Team
Published
work life balance
Careers

Meet the women who left successful careers to pursue a healthier work-life balance

Trading higher salaries for a richer life? We’re convinced.

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
impostor syndrome at work
Long Reads

6 successful black women on how they tackle impostor syndrome at work

“I’ve had moments of thinking, ‘how did I get here? I’m not worthy, it’s all a fluke’”

Posted by
Paula Akpan
Published
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Megan Murray
Published

These are the 9 most annoying phrases people use in work emails

We asked, and boy did you answer...

Photo of a female traveler waiting the train
Long Reads

“Why it’s time to leave your comfort zone and embrace positive discomfort”

Buckle up – it’s time to choose courage over comfort.

Posted by
Sophie Hines
Published