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10 Simple Steps To CV Success Straight From The Recruiter's Mouth

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There comes a time in one’s life when you must reevaluate everything: your taste in music, your taste in men, your fashion sense, your job. Sometimes your dream job may feel as...

A Conversation About Humanity With "Still Alice" Writer Lisa Genova

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If you have not experienced the Oscar buzz that is Still Alice, you are missing something big. The best-selling novel by Lisa Genova has had huge success with its award-winning...

Apple And Facebook Will Pay To Freeze Your Eggs: A Work Perk Or Blatant Manipulation?

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Apple And Facebook Will Pay To Freeze Your Eggs: A Work Perk Or Blatant Manipulation?

Facebook and Apple are plying their female employees with a tempting offer - $20,000 (around £12,000) towards freezing their eggs. The work perk sounds great at first but does...

Wave goodbye to the WAGs

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WAGS - are they good role models? While WAGs appear to be living the dream, it's time to wake up and face reality. WISPs (women who are inspiring, successful and powerful) are...

Toying With The Idea Of A Career Change? You Can Now Earn £28,000 By Masturbating

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Toying With The Idea Of A Career Change? You Can Now Earn £28,000 By Masturbating

There comes a point in all of our lives when we hit the snooze button on a Monday morning, praying to silence it forever. But deep down we know we have to force ourselves out...

Lily Bevan and Sally Phillips Are Creating Fun Female Characters In New Comedy Series 'Talking To Strangers'

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Lily Bevan and Sally Phillips Are Creating Fun Female Characters In New Comedy Series 'Talking To Strangers'

Female comedy continues to going from strength to strength but, as Lily Bevan laments, she is tired of playing "The Girlfriend"; atypical, one-dimensional characters created for...

Why Crying At Work Isn't A Big Deal From Someone Who Knows

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Lena Dunham and Gloria Steinem recently came out as office criers in this week's Lenny Letter, making women all over the world rejoice and sing 'It's my office and I'll cry if...

What This Husband Wrote About His Wife's Work As A Trauma Nurse Is Incredible

Home / Women in Focus / Career / What This Husband Wrote About His Wife's Work As A Trauma Nurse Is Incredible

Bobby Wesson had an incredible response after posting a picture of his wife cuddling their toddler on Facebook along with an explanation about his wife's experiences as a trauma nurse...

Campaign aims to boost recruitment of social workers

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Sadie Frost, Michelle Ryan and Emilia Fox are among celebrities lending their acting skills to a new campaign aimed at highlighting the role of social workers and boosting recruitment...

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 avoiding...

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 have...

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 cover...

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...

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...

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 to...

Go to the pub! And other secrets of how to network like a pro

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Go to the pub! And other secrets of how to network like a pro

Most of us cringe a little bit when we hear the word "networking", but the truth is, making useful contacts is the one definitive, tried and true way to progress in any career...

Difficult job interview questions and how to answer them

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Waiting for an interview can make anyone nervous. After all, a job interview is arguably the most important part of the hiring process. So, how can you prepare to blow your interv...

How to find a job you love: 6 tips to land your perfect career

Home / Women in Focus / Career / How to find a job you love: 6 tips to land your perfect career

Are you fresh out of uni searching for your very first job? Have you been working for the same company for years and just need a career change? Either way, looking for your perfect...

6 Signs You Need To Find A New Job

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Most people don't stay in the same job forever. In fact, switching careers is quite common. If you're dissatisfied at work, it's time to consider a change of direction. But before...

Time for a sabbatical? How to make the most of a year off

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Time for a sabbatical? How to make the most of a year off

Imagine taking a year off work to do everything on your 'one day' list? Sounds good right? No wonder sabbaticals are tempting more and more professionals. While taking a year...