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Career Inspiration: Career advice and tips for women

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How to stay calm in 12 common stressful situations

April 18th 2018 / Katie Robertson

When the going gets tough, the tough get going - or at least we can learn how to with these top tips from Life Coach Anna Percy-Davis >>>


“I recruit on attitude more than aptitude”

March 13th 2018 / Victoria Woodhall

How do you recruit and retain brilliant staff? We asked the award-winning boss of Moneypenny Rachel Clacher, who has the magic touch when it comes to happy teams. Here are her 14 tips for foolproof hiring >>>


Liz Earle: “My tech-savvy daughter got me into podcasting - I love it”

March 9th 2018 / Victoria Woodhall

Would you go into business with your mum or daughter? Wellbeing entrepreneur Liz Earle her eldest daughter Lily did - here’s how they made it work >>>


Why willpower doesn’t work, and what to do instead

March 9th 2018 / Anna Hunter

According to organisational psychologist Benjamin Hardy, “willpower is nothing more than a dangerous fad that’s bound to lead to failure.” So if willpower doesn’t help us to achieve our goals, what does? >>>


7 secrets of Instagram success

March 9th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Whether it’s gaining the coveted blue tick, promoting your work or brand or just having more fun with your feed and gaining followers in the process, here are a few ideas to make your Instagram account shine, from two women who make it their business to know >>>


“There’s a lot of 3-4 hour nights and not nearly enough water drunk”

March 6th 2018 / Anna Hunter

She tours with Rejjie Snow, burns the candle at both ends and somehow managed to set up a skincare company on the side. Here’s how the founder of Neighbourhood Botanicals is making moisturising cool, plus her tips on starting a business when you already have a busy job (tip: lots of lists) >>>


HANX: “We’re all about positive sexual health and female empowerment”

February 25th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Designed ‘by women for women,’ luxury condom brand HANX looks to empower as well as protect. We caught up with founders Sarah Welsh and Farah Kabir to find out more about its vision and mission >>>


Xenia Tchoumi - “If you start, you’re halfway there”

February 22nd 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Digital entrepreneur, fashion influencer and public speaker Xenia, talks all things tech, success and being your own boss with us >>>


Lush branches out into digital publishing

February 12th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

The eco-friendly cosmetics brand has just announced the launch of Lush Player, a digital publishing platform created to support under-reported topics within the beauty industry >>>


How to become a food podcaster

February 3rd 2018 / Anna Hunter

Creator and presenter of Desert Island Dishes Margie Broadhead on coming up with a frankly genius fusion of guest interviews and delicious recipes, plus not worrying when an attack of the nerves strikes while on air… >>>

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6 ways to be smarter about saving money

January 31st 2018 / Katie Robertson

Having trouble managing your money? Life Coach Anna Percy-Davis gives her top tips on how to make financial goals and stick to them >>>


How 4 digital influencers make the switch to night mode

January 29th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

When being online is a key part of your job, logging off at the end of the day can be that much harder to do. We spoke to a group of tech-preneurs about how they switch off >>>


10 rules of email etiquette in a creative industry

January 18th 2018 / Anna Hunter

To kiss or not to kiss? To be formal or chatty? When should an email really be a meeting instead? We solve your dilemmas and give you a few digital dos and don'ts… >>>


6 women on their go-to ‘work face’

January 17th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Do you have a 'face' you put on to feel on top of your game at work? We asked six beauty industry high-fliers for their morning makeup routines >>>


Perfection obsession is up by more than a third

January 3rd 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

And it could have serious ramifications for the mental health of future generations >>>


10 career resolutions to make for the new year

December 28th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Want to be happier at work? Climb the career ladder with these office mantras at hand >>>


30 things I've learned in 30 years of working in the beauty industry

December 21st 2017 / Janet Curmi

Janet Curmi has risen from on-counter makeup artist to travelling internationally to train Elizabeth Arden consultants in her role as Vice President of Education & Development. From empowering women in business to the beauty tweaks that make a difference, here are 30 pieces of wisdom she’s gleaned in 30 years... >>>


A quarter of UK women have been forced to take time off due to period pain

December 15th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

New findings show that not only is period pain preventing us from working, but an uncomfortably high proportion of us would prefer to lie about it instead of discussing it with our bosses >>>


How to manage your team well - and get the most out of them

December 10th 2017 / Rachel Saywell-Burr

Is your team thriving or surviving? Fashion headhunter Rachel Saywell-Burr shares her top tips for helping you and your workforce flourish >>>


Why multi-tasking doesn’t work

December 3rd 2017 / Jayne Hardy

It’s leaving us frazzled and drained, with next to no time left over to focus on our self-care needs. Jayne Hardy, founder and CEO of The Blurt Foundation, explains why cognitive overload is putting us under more pressure than ever >>>

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The Step Up Club: 5 work hacks to help you love your job

November 15th 2017 / Alice Olins / Phanella Mayall Fine

Finding your career sweet spot doesn't have to mean looking for a new job, say the Step Up Club's Phanella Mayall Fine and Alice Olins. Here's how to love the one you're with >>>


5 ways to eat your way to a more productive day

November 8th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Is your lunchtime lull or blood sugar plateau taking its toll on your energy levels? Here are 5 ways to eat and drink your way to a more productive work day >>>


10 ways negative feedback can help your career

November 7th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Turn a negative into a positive with these top tips for giving criticism at work a more constructive spin >>>

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Brand You: work hard, sleep well (yes you can do both)

October 28th 2017 / Alice Olins / Phanella Mayall Fine

Poor sleep is a guaranteed performance killer - and work stress the ultimate sleep disrupter. This month, our career columnists Alice Olins and Phanella Mayall Fine reveal their five-point plan for staying well rested and resilient >>>


Japanese working culture has taken another victim

October 6th 2017 / Anna Hunter

A 31 year old woman has died in Japan after working 159 hours of overtime in a single month. How does work-life balance become so skewed, and what are the Japanese doing about it? >>>

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