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28 Things Every Summer Intern Can Relate To

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Summer internships are something every college student has to deal with - and they can get pretty messy sometimes! It's a rite of passage, we guess. From the 9am coffee runs to...

Wake Up Early And Dress To Impress: 10 Habits To Harness For Career Success

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Ever wondered how all those super successful business people stay on top of their game? They keep a few, simple habits that work wonders for their careers! Need a hint? We've...

Red Not Your Colour? 5 Steps To Avoid Falling Into Debt

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We all have a secret spending habit, whether its a weekly blow out at Zara or a gel manicure habit, even when we think we're treating ourselves to what we deserve, sometimes our...

Workplace harassment: How to deal with the office bully!

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Workplace harassment and on-the-job put downs shouldn't be a part of your work life. No matter who's in charge, everyone deserves respect in their workplace. Whether you're contending...

The spend savvy gal: 8 best apps to help with money management

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If saving money isn't your style or the thought of sifting through the weekend papers to bag the latest deals makes you cringe, then look to no further than, well, your smartphone...

Innocent Inspires: How to be your own boss

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Think Innocent just do smoothies - where have you been? Over the last 3 months Innocent smoothies have been hosting events all around the capital with a load of incredible speakers...

Buying A House? The Key Questions To Ask Your Estate Agent

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After what feels like a lifetime of renting, you’re finally ready to do it. Ready to take that plunge and become an actual – gasp – homeowner. You’ve saved up and now you’re about...

This Woman Got Rejected From A Job Interview In The Most Brutal Way Possible

Home / Women in Focus / Career / This Woman Got Rejected From A Job Interview In The Most Brutal Way Possible

The job-interview process is one of the most stressful you have to endure as a fully-functioning adult. The meticulous preparation, the intense grilling, the potential follow-up...

Maternity leave may be extended to 20 weeks full pay

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New mothers could soon be entitled to 20 weeks maternity leave on full pay. A committee of the European Parliament passed draft legislation that would extend paid maternity leave...

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 misunderstood...

Chronopsychology

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Varying tasks, taking regular breaks – you've heard it all before, but did you know that this type of sensible advice comes from chronopsychology? Chronopsychology is a type of...

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...

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...

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...

5 steps to get the life you love

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Sometimes it can feel that as soon as one part of our life is going the way we want (our job, relationship, friends and family) something suddenly happens to throw one of them off...

How to have a great day at work every day

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Some days things just seem to go from bad to worse. From the moment you wake up – on the wrong side of the bed, naturally – to the never-ending to-do list at work, sometimes nothing...

Dream Gig A Nightmare? 8 Easy Ways To Make Your Job Less Sh*tty.

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Dream Gig A Nightmare? 8 Easy Ways To Make Your Job Less Sh*tty.

So your dream job isn’t quite a dream. Your boss is an ice-queen. Your coworkers are catty, and you’re seriously concerned about your vision because all you do is stare at Excel...

Hump Day? Again? How To Survive A Really Bad Day

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Hump Day? Again? How To Survive A Really Bad Day

Having a downright miserable day? We've all been through it. Your inbox is full to the brim, your computer keeps crashing and even your favourite sushi is sold out for lunch....

Success education: Lessons we've learnt from female entrepreneurs

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Every entrepreneur needs a fighting philosophy to get by in this dog eat dog world, which is why we're obsessed with this shortlist of female entrepreneurs. Each one of them have...

I did that! How boasting can boost your career

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Are you done putting all your time and energy into the company and not being recognized for your achievements? Are the rungs on your career ladder ever further out of reach? Get...

How to apply for a job: From the perfect CV to the ultimate interview

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Landing your dream job isn't something that happens overnight, it takes a whole lot paperwork and prep beforehand and that's where a lot of candidates come unstuck. We got talking...

6 Expert Tips Every Girl Needs To Know For How To Become An Entrepreneur

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Being a successful entrepreneur is no easy feat, so we decided to ask an expert what it really takes to have a great idea and actually get it off the ground. Turns out it takes...

Wednesday Wisdom From Hillary Clinton: Quotes Every Woman Can Learn From

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Wednesday Wisdom From Hillary Clinton: Quotes Every Woman Can Learn From

Listen up! One of the most powerful women in politics is about to drop some wisdom! Author. Politician. Activist. Feminist. Mother. Wife. The young, vibrant intellectual from...

British women spend £100,000 on makeup in lifetime

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We all like our lipgloss, concealer and bronzer, but even we didn't realise that our make-up habit could add up to £100,000 over the course of a lifetime. British women...

How to deal with redundancy

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Redundancy can seem like a pretty scary word, one that no-one wants to hear. But unfortunately in this financial and economic climate, redundancy is a word that a lot of us might hear...

Get rid of the bad atmosphere in your office

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The most common cause of a bad day at work is not the busy commute, a nightmare boss or irate customers – it’s a negative workplace atmosphere. 54% of Brits surveyed...

Work for yourself - get your small business online

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Using the internet to your own advantage is one of the most important lessons to learn in your professional life... especially if you work for yourself or have started a small...

Time management at work

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E-mails popping up all the time, the phone ringing non-stop and meetings cramming up your diary? Worried you won’t be able to meet your deadlines? The only solution is to get...

Dream of writing a book? Author tips for your first novel

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Writing your first book? Daunting isn't it. That's why we spoke to debut novelist Hannah Kent who's just had her first novel published to critical acclaim. There's a lot to be...