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Sexual harassment

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According to a study from the European commission, 30% of working women are victims of sexual harassment in Europe. Sexual harassment is serious and widespread but often misunder...

22/01/2009

Reviews and appraisals

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More and more companies conduct reviews or appraisals, and these are important dates in your work calendar. It brings manager and employee together once a year to discuss progress...

25/06/2008

Making yourself heard at work

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Your mother thinks you’re wonderful, your sweetheart calls you ‘Superwoman' and you're the 'career girl' in your circle of girlfriends...but at the office, you feel like your...

25/06/2008

Job hunting

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Looking for a job isn't easy, especially in the current job market. But are you looking in the right places? There are opportunities out there and you need to persevere, be organised...

25/06/2008

Telecommuting

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Earning money from the comfort of your own home is sometimes called telecommuting. It developed in the 70s in the US and is still rare in the UK, but people do earn their living...

16/06/2008

Graphology (handwriting analysis)

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Can our handwriting tell us about our personalities? Yes! This is what graphology is all about. Graphology is very popular in some countries and is even used for recruitment...

16/06/2008

Body language

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A warm, persuasive voice and wide-ranging vocabulary aren't all you need to charm your way around people: according to research 55% of communication is transmitted by body language...

13/06/2008

Managing money

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Money can't buy you happiness but it can definitely contribute! It's important to know how to manage your money, bills, everyday and unexpected expenses. Here's our guide to...

13/06/2008

Public speaking

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Presenting a project in front of your colleagues, a speech at a wedding or chairing a debate at work? Need to address an audience? Don’t panic! Even the best public speakers...

13/06/2008

Writing a cover letter

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Your cover letter introduces you to recruiters and helps them decide whether or not they're interested, so it needs to be perfect. Here’s some advice on writing a convincing...

13/06/2008

Affirming yourself at work

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Feel like your voice isn't being heard? Not sure how to get your ideas and your rights across? Asserting yourself at work isn't always easy, but it's essential if you want to...

13/06/2008

Being a working mum

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It can be difficult to get the work-life balance right when you're a working mum. Here are some tips to help you cope. - At homeTime can be your best friend as well as your...

13/06/2008

Settling into a new company

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Once your contract has been signed, it's time to prove yourself and integrate as best you can into your new company. Here’s our guide to settling in! 3 months to prove yourselfThe...

13/06/2008

Friendship at work

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Friends are often colleagues, but friendships born in the workplace don't play by the same rules as other relationships. They should be handled with care if you want to get the...

13/06/2008

How to stop putting everything off until tomorrow

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Housework, shopping, bills...yeah, I’ll do it tomorrow! Who hasn't put off doing something that could/should be done today? Procrastination can be an art form...here's how to...

13/06/2008

Job interviews

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Job interviews are crucial and also cause a great deal of apprehension. They should be carefully prepared for and never improvised! From preparing for questions to how to act...

13/06/2008

How to manage conflict at work

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Stress, misunderstanding, disagreement, different points of view, rivalry...tension in the workplace is pretty common! Before a situation gets out of control, it’s important...

30/05/2008

Dreams About Money

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Our dreams tell us a lot about our desires, even the unconfessed ones. Some leave their mark and their images can be interpreted, including the notion of money, which has different...

30/05/2008

Life coaching

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Coaching can help you overcome difficult times such as a break-up, a new job or illness. We take a look at a rapidly-expanding phenomenon. Support in hard timesCoaching is not...

18/02/2008

Managing your emotions at work

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Anger, anxiety, joy and sadness - the workplace can generate a myriad of emotions every day, postive and negative. It can sometimes be difficult to keep your emotions in check...

18/02/2008