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New Year, New Job? Tackling The Pitfalls Of Promotion

Dr Mark Winwood | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK
Dr Mark Winwood

Climbing the professional ladder is a goal many people strive to attain. Motivated by the boost to self-esteem and confidence (not to mention the perk...

5 Simple Ways To Motivate Millennials In Your Workplace

Seb Atkinson | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK
Seb Atkinson

According to a survey by Deloitte, the Millennial generation, or Generation Y, will make up 75% of the workforce by 2025. As this generation are now m...

How Will It Ever Work?

Tamara Spurway | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Parents
Tamara Spurway

Yesterday was a game of two halves for me, a bit of a rollercoaster. I woke up early enough to have a decent length shower, wash my hair, dry it (shock) and put on a full face of makeup. All before the little man demanded breakfast.

Why I Have No Life

Farida Ahmed | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Farida Ahmed

This is the story behind the teller. I work 7 days a week. I have four (and a half) jobs. I am an academic mentor at a Sixth Form College, a Private Tutor, a Nanny, a Blogger and a Postgrad Student all in one. Honestly, sometimes it feels like I literally have no life.

Encouraging Talented Women In Technology

Beverley Bryant | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Tech
Beverley Bryant

all women everywhere Getting more women into industries where they are traditionally under-represented and supporting talented women to be the best they can be isn't just good for those women, it is good for everyone.

National Apprenticeship Week Turns 10: Why Do Misconceptions About Training Still Exist?

Iain Bell | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK
Iain Bell

When I started my apprenticeship in 1986, I knew I was joining a company that would provide me with the skills and training to have a successful caree...

Two-Year Degrees - Is That The Ideal Length Of A Bachelor's Course?

Professor Maurits van Rooijen | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Professor Maurits van Rooijen

The issue is not what length or type of programme is better; the real issue is that the choice reflects the needs of the students and of society in general.

How To Be A Magic Maker

Emma Rosen | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Emma Rosen

All in all, I'm pretty bowled over by what he does for a living as you can probably tell, and standing next to George Clooney is definitely helping.

5 Smart Questions To Ask At Your Next Job Interview

Quora | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK
Quora

What questions should a job candidate ask the interviewer? Raad Ahmed, CEO and founder of LawTrades.com answers. There are obvious benefits related ...

Don't Rush Career Advancement If You Want To Thrive In The Business World

Claire Meadows | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK
Claire Meadows

Ambition - the drive and determination to succeed - is a key asset in business, but if it is not pursued in a disciplined and structured way then the ...

Why Do So Many Women Let Their Emotions Hold Them Back From Career Or Business Success?

Carol Stewart | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Carol Stewart

You have the power to manage your emotions and to put them in to perspective, to put them where they belong. You can choose to accept how you feel, but not let those feelings take control and take you down the wrong path because you are being emotionally driven.

What NOT to Write On Your CV

Victoria McLean | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK
Victoria McLean

When I worked in recruitment in the City, I was drowning in job applications for the first three months of the year. To speed up the process of ploughing through them, like everyone in my industry, I had certain CV no-nos which, when spotted, would send any potential candidates straight into the bin.

Creating A Resilient Workforce

Emma Rosen | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK
Emma Rosen

What would it be like if we were all fulfilled in our careers? I hope that many readers are happy and feel fulfilled in their working life. I assume...

We Urgently Need More Edupreneurs

Professor Maurits van Rooijen | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK
Professor Maurits van Rooijen

Higher education tends to be remarkably conservative. This is understandable as it takes decades, even centuries, to build up a reputation which can b...

Vogue Editor Job Advert: Could You Be The Next Alexandra Shulman?

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Style

Following Alexandra Shulman’s announcement that she was stepping down as editor-in-chief of British Vogue, have you found yourself pondering: “Cou...

Teaching... To What End?

Bec Cousins | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK
Bec Cousins

I am a primary school teacher and have been for over 13 years now. I trained for four years, and went straight into my passion. I then panicked and th...

Stepping Outside Your Comfort zone

Amanda Alexander | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Alexander

In my previous post here on Huffington Post I chatted about what is next, after we have decided what we really, really want.

2017 Has Been Billed As A 'Tipping Point' For Flexible Working, So Why Is It So Hard To Find A Job Outside Of The 9-5?

Hayley Kearney | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Parents
Hayley Kearney

Many professional women are lucky enough to be able to return flexibly to their posts after maternity leave. But what if you take a career break or your company can't offer the flexibility you need? What about flexible roles at the point of hire?

What Happens When You Really Go For It? Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

Amanda Alexander | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Alexander

I want to take "me" - which means my business - to a much bigger audience. I want to get, FAR more women, to stop doubting themselves and start living more daringly. I want to see them achieve things they never thought they could.

Do I Need To Go To A Good University?

Johnny Rich | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Johnny Rich

There are plenty of people who'll tell you that if you don't go to a 'good' university there's barely any point going at all. There's no point, they'll say, studying something obscure at some uni no one's ever heard of.

Generation Z Will Save Us And Trump Intolerance

Sinead Bunting | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK
Sinead Bunting

I rarely go to the cinema but over the Christmas break my cousin invited me to go and see a movie which happened to be Star Wars Rogue One. I hadn't ...

I'm Grown Up And I Want To Be...

Azhar Kholwadia | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Azhar Kholwadia

A question I often asked myself and ironically still find myself asking this question at the ripe old age of 24.

Why It's OK To Say 'I'm Happy'

Katie Teehan | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Teehan

I rarely vocalise this. That's not to say I'm an outwardly gloomy person - I'd like to think I'm cheerful enough most of the time. I just don't ever feel that it's appropriate to bang on to my friends or colleagues about the great things in my life.

Inventors Club Whitechapel: Driving Social Change Through Technology Within London's East End

Ibrahim Rahman | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Tech
Ibrahim Rahman

My recent adventures in Tower Hamlets have filled me with inspiration. Inventors Club Whitechapel looks forward to 2017 with ambitious projects to continue their mission of highlighting and nurturing young and local talent.

How To Beat The 'Back To Work' Blues

Juliette Dyke | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Juliette Dyke

Now a year on, I can see exactly why I felt so misaligned between 'real' me and 'work' me. Taking time off had allowed me to explore and live out some of the values which were most important to me, such as freedom, connection and discovery.