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stressed
16
Apr

In the age of flexible working, why are we still so stressed?

  It is widely accepted that a happier, healthier workforce is a more productive, efficient workforce.  Yet increasingly the media paints a picture of a reality at odds with this; the Office of National Statistics has highlighted Britain’s poor productivity compared with other leading western economies. Stress is flourishing in high-pressure workplaces such as law firms, banks, and financial services companies. Work-life...
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Attitude Future Leaders Blog
05
Dec

Leadership stripped bare | Future Leaders Blog

“But bosses can pretty much do what they want, that’s what’s so sad” These were the exact words said by a woman pacing up and down a deserted aisle in the supermarket one evening. She was on her mobile talking to what seemed to be a colleague, based on the contents of their conversation. I...
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Vica Miller
04
Dec

Career Women 2.0: Where do we go from here?

On Being a Professional Woman in a Man’s World By Vica Miller I know I’m not alone in feeling that it’s becoming harder to go about life as usual. The ongoing barrage of news, be it politics or entertainment, eventually gets to you, even if you don’t work in either industry. The many women I...
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tax year tips featured
31
Oct

Top Tips for Moving Ahead With Your Career

The job market is more competitive than ever, and people are taking all sorts of steps to strengthen their position and employability, from Masters Degrees to volunteer work. Here, Specialist Orthodontist and entrepreneur Anthony Lam of Elleven Dental provides a few top tips to consider when looking to advance your career. Know What You Want It may seem obvious, but...
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woman beach freedom maybe
10
Oct

Stressed and single? The sea fixed it for me | Maybe No Baby Blog

It was October 2014 and I’d had enough. I was single, stressed and miserable – stuck doing work I didn’t love because I needed the money and didn’t have the courage to change. I had dreams – to write a book, to fall in love, to move to the seaside – but I didn’t know...
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stressed
02
Oct

In the age of flexible working, why are we still so stressed?

  It is widely accepted that a happier, healthier workforce is a more productive, efficient workforce.  Yet increasingly the media paints a picture of a reality at odds with this; the Office of National Statistics has highlighted Britain’s poor productivity compared with other leading western economies. Stress is flourishing in high-pressure workplaces such as law firms, banks, and financial services companies. Work-life...
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sad-businesswoman-featured
19
Sep

Is it ok to cry at work?

 I was brought up to think that crying at work is completely taboo and I’d lose all credibility if I let my emotions get the better of me. When I was working as a City lawyer in a global law firm sometimes I’d escape to the loo to have a private weep. I remember excusing...
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kids
14
Sep

To have kids or not to have kids? | Maybe No Baby blog

To have children or not to have children? That is the question. Only it’s not as simple as that, is it? Not for all of us. Some of us don’t have the luxury of choice – or at least we don’t have the choice to be a mum in the traditional way. Many of us...
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