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    Careers

    How to create a more inclusive workplace, whatever role you’re in

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    Careers

    How to navigate a toxic workplace and set healthy boundaries

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    Mental Health

    90-year-olds share their secrets to a happy life after surviving the pandemic

Latest Stories

Mental Health

“I started ‘fake commuting’ to work every day – and I think everyone should try it”

In lockdown, one young Londoner started ‘fake commuting’ to work every day and it's had a surprising effect on her mood

Posted by
Katy Harrington
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Careers

Kiss FM’s Tinea Taylor gives her advice on breaking into radio

A practical guide to making it in one of media's most competitive careers.

Posted by
Charley Ross
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Careers

A career coach’s guide to successfully negotiating a pay rise for yourself

Women are statistically less likely than men to receive a pay rise at work - we asked an expert to unpack this and offer her advice

Posted by
Alice Porter
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Careers

How to curb the need to ‘people please’ your boss at work

Here's how to put your own progress and needs first in the workplace, according to expert Emma Reed Turrell.

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Charley Ross
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Joeli Brearley
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Why every woman needs to know about the ‘motherhood penalty’

We all need to understand why the pay gap between mothers and women without children exists and how to fix it

A woman lying on the floor on her phone procrastinating her work
Mental Health

How to finally get your procrastination under control (and why it’s so important)

Putting things off isn’t just bad news for your work performance – it can affect your mental health, too.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Careers

“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.

Posted by
Eve Livingston
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Mental Health

13 easy ways to switch off from work at the end of the day

Reclaim your evening with these simple tips.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

Why your work relationships are so important, and how to make time for them while WFH

We asked an expert for their advice.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
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Careers

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.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Careers

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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Lauren Geall
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Is your work anxiety through the roof right now? You’re not alone

The isolation of WFH has left many of us doubting our abilities.

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Careers

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.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Podcasts

Nicola Mendelsohn on why she decided to keep working after being diagnosed with incurable cancer

The tech titan talks the importance of community, positive thinking and embracing her vulnerability.

Posted by
Charley Ross
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Mental Health

Do you feel like you need to be busy all the time? This could explain why

Read this if you struggle to relax.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
A woman losing concentration while working from home, holding her hands to her head
Mental Health

How to refresh your brain when you feel your concentration slipping

Struggling to stay focused while working from home? Give these simple tips a go.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Politics

Why we need a better picture of how the pandemic has affected the gender pay gap

Equality campaigners are sounding the alarm.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Careers

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.

Posted by
Katie Bishop
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Lauren Geall
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How to mix things up if you’re bored of your WFH routine

Monotony is surprisingly draining.

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Careers

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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