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Latest Stories

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Careers

“I’ll never go back to an office”: what it’s like to be left out of the workplace clique

Left out of group chats, stood up at team socials and ignored by managers when they raise concerns – women on being left out of work cliques.

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Katie Bishop
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Women

“Listening to myself talk was excruciating”: what it’s like to hate your own voice

We asked women about learning to accept and like their own voices, and ask an expert about how you can learn to do the same

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Lola Christina Alao
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Books

Why trying to ‘make the most of a bad situation’ isn’t always the answer

Read an extract from Beronda L. Montgomery’s new book Lessons From Plants.

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Beronda L. Montgomery
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Careers

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

An expert explains the importance of being an anti-racist ally at work with tips on how to be consistent.

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Alice Porter
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Charley Ross
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How to navigate a toxic workplace and set healthy boundaries

Looking to change potentially toxic elements of your workplace? Here are the top boundaries to draw.

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Workouts

The best at-home yoga sequence for better posture

Stretch out your back, shoulders and hamstrings with these easy moves.

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Chloe Gray
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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.

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Eve Livingston
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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.

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Lauren Geall
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Careers

Sensitive people bring this vital happiness habit to the workplace

Empathy and compassion are vital to a healthy work environment.

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Anna Brech
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Plants

7 of the best desk plants to brighten up your working from home space

Treat yourself.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

This is why you may be secretly pining for your work colleagues

There's nothing like face-to-face contact, however annoying office life can be sometimes.

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Anna Brech
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Kayleigh Dray
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Stop telling women to talk like men – ask men to talk more like women

A viral Twitter thread has explored an “unpopular opinion” about women in the workplace, and it makes a lot of sense.

A woman dealing with a toxic work environment
Careers

7 signs you’re in a toxic work environment – and what you can do about it

Working in a toxic environment doesn’t just have the power to make us hate our jobs – it can lead to more serious problems including burnout and anxiety.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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A woman sat at a desk surrounded by plants
Careers

This company gives its employees a yearly budget to spend on plants, and it’s seriously cool

Is this the ultimate workplace benefit?

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Lauren Geall
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A woman sitting down at work
Life

This is how sitting down at work all day impacts our mental health

Do you spend your day sat in front of a computer? You might want to read this.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Imposter Syndrome: All the best celebrity quotes
Celebrity

12 successful women on imposter syndrome and self-doubt

From Olivia Colman to Penelope Cruz, all the best celebrity quotes about this relatable feeling.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Want to avoid burnout? Embracing curiosity could be the answer

Approaching the world with a curious mindset could be the answer to reducing our stress levels.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Show workplace stress the door with these mindfulness techniques

From deep breathing to mindful walks, these quick exercises are an easy addition to your every day routine.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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Good stress really does exist, and this is how it could help your career

Turns out feeling stressed isn’t always bad.

Rosena Allin-Khan
People

Labour deputy candidate Rosena Allin-Khan speaks out about dealing with workplace harassment

The now MP dealt with workplace sexual harassment during her time as an NHS doctor.

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Lauren Geall
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