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Swatee Jasoria

Lawyer & Professional Development Counsellor

Swatee Jasoria is an entrepreneurial commercial and intellectual property lawyer who grew up in Hong Kong and New York but now lives in London. Swatee also advises graduates and professionals during career transitions and assists small corporations​​ ​with ​employee counselling and ​training needs.

Looking Up When Your Body Is Down

Even when we do all the right things, like sleep eight hours a day, eat well and exercise regularly, sometimes we just get sick. We can't help it. When and how we get ill is not necessarily in our control, but how we deal with it is.
27/01/2017 11:38 GMT

The Guilt Of Rest

Too often, our culture assigns self-worth with productivity. We feel that time could be spent on something more worthwhile. When we are not working, we fill our time catching up on "life", doing that load of laundry, cleaning piled dishes, catching up on personal paperwork, checking emails and generally thinking about the gazillion errands that need to be run!
14/09/2016 15:30 BST

Work-Life Balance: Is It Dying?

It can be said that the concept of work-life balance is dying. With the use of technology today, we can work anywhere at any time. Here are 5 tips that will help you manage the stress of blurring work and home boundaries.
16/08/2016 10:37 BST

Office Clashes: Handling Conflict in the Workplace

Modern workplaces can be fraught, and deadline driven environments don't always reveal people in their best light. Rest assured, many of us have been through times when a colleague has created a toxic work atmosphere or left us staggered by their behaviour.
31/12/2015 16:06 GMT

You're Hired! How to Get Your CV Noticed

This September, over 500,000 graduates will enter the UK employment market. It's a staggering figure. And with competition for positions at the country's top firms so fierce, it has never been more important for candidates to think about how they can make their CV stand out from the rest...
29/09/2015 10:25 BST

Finding Peace in the Chaos

It is currently Mental Health Awareness Week, which means that the term "mindfulness" is being used a lot. Mindfulness is a hugely popular topic, and many of you may already be aware of it or even practice it yourself.
15/05/2015 10:23 BST

Use Your Best Dating Techniques to Land Your Dream Job

Our quest for finding the perfect job is no different. It is important we don't give up after a handful of duds and rejections - the right one is out there. Just like when you find love, once you find your dream job, you can be the happiest person ever.
10/03/2015 00:32 GMT

To Be or Not to Be... An Intern

While unpaid internships certainly present a big problem for socially mobile students, it would be wrong to dismiss the benefits that internships can provide; internships are a mutually beneficial exercise, especially when the employer makes them meaningful, and the intern learns and develops their skills (not in tea-making for varying tastes, of course).
21/11/2014 13:04 GMT

Seven Networking Tips That Work

While a nerve-wracking experience for some, networking at events can garner useful business connections, though you'll need to be equipped with more than a good handshake. I've gathered some pointers together based on experience (the good, the bad and the ugly) in the hope they will help prevent networking opportunities from feeling like the first day of school - again.
03/11/2014 16:23 GMT