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A woman at work looking stressed
Life

The unhealthy truth about that “snowflake” millennial trope

A new study shows those aged 25 to 40 are most likely to keep working while sick

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Anna Brech
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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.

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Moya Crockett
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People

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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Hannah Keegan
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Employees in the workplace
Life

Boss urges employees not to apologise for having a life, in viral LinkedIn post

Impassioned plea goes viral

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Anna Brech
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Anna Brech
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Millennials work far fewer hours than our parents – so why are we much more stressed?

A new study has spotlighted a modern-day conundrum

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Vanessa Hudgens attend the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
People

Vanessa Hudgens just got real about going through a quarter-life crisis at 27

Have you hit a crossroads in life? A huge 75% of us do at a certain age – and Vanessa Hudgens is no different.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Careers

Exclusive: Millennials are unhappier than ever before – but why?

New research has revealed the truth about millennials in the workplace, and it makes for eye-opening reading…

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Kayleigh Dray
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A happy woman at work
Careers

These are the UK's top places to work right now

Aka your shortcut to a happier career

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Anna Brech
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Life

Farewell, open-plan: why we should all have private booths at work

It's time to break free

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Anna Brech
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Holiday/annual leave hacks for 2019
Careers

How to get 18 days off work in a row in 2019 (using just 9 days of annual leave)

And for our next trick we’ll turn 9 days of annual leave into 18…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

The power of a slow morning to start your working day

Ease yourself in gently for greater creativity

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Anna Brech
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Kayleigh Dray
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You can 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…

Kindfulness

“What I learned from taking a proper lunch break every day for a week”

Taking time away from your desk is a crucial part of self-care – but unlearning bad office habits can be harder than expected.

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Moya Crockett
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Travel

Meet the woman who's paid to travel the world as a chief digital nomad

Chelsea Odufu interviews freelancers living in Vietnam, Thailand and more

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Anna Brech
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Life

The best country for maintaining a work-life balance has been revealed

Time for a change of scenery?

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Susan Devaney
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Careers

What does your star sign say about your career in 2018?

Consult your work horoscope for the year ahead

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Stylist Team
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Careers

Avoid this common trap for greater happiness at work

It all comes down to one simple word

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Anna Brech
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Careers

Successful friends are one of the major reasons for a quarter-life crisis

Comparison anxiety is alive and kicking

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Anna Brech
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Grace Allen
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6 easy ways to totally ace your working day

Take a tip from the French

Careers

This is why UK workers aren’t taking all of their annual leave this year

Are you letting your holiday days go to waste?

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Susan Devaney
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