Professional development

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Feeling demotivated at work? You're not alone. Here's how to cope
If you are feeling disengaged with your career, use these tips to get back into a more positive mindset

David Robertson

10, Nov, 2015 @7:01 AM

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Emotional intelligence: why managers should show a softer side
EQ can be just as valuable as IQ in the workplace. It is time we put empathy, encouragement, insight and self-awareness higher up the agenda

Marielena Sabatier

20, Aug, 2015 @6:00 AM

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Getting ahead: how to get a pay rise or promotion – live chat

Asking your boss can be tricky. Find out how to get a promotion with our live chat on Thursday 15 January from 1-3pm GMT

Charlotte Seager

11, Jan, 2015 @10:00 AM

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Is swearing at work good for your career?

Effing and blinding in a new job sounds like a recipe for being fired. But in some industries, it's the norm. Anna Leach explores
The worst office jargon staff love to hate
Why annual appraisals don't work

Anna Leach

10, Sep, 2014 @6:00 AM

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Why we must stop stereotyping millennials in the office

With labels such as arrogant and narcissistic, how can young people know what's expected of them at work?

Liz Barker-Woods

09, Sep, 2014 @5:30 AM

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Piers Linney: why successful leadership means never taking no for an answer

Dragons' Den star talks about his path from teen entrepreneur to chief executive of a leading cloud computing business
What can bosses learn from ex-military leaders?
How not to be a terrible manager

Hannah Friend

03, Sep, 2014 @6:00 AM

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The 13 worst office jargon phrases staff love to hate
From not enough bandwidth to idea showers, here is our A to Z of irritating euphemisms that annoy us most at work
• What can managers learn from ex-army personnel?
• Four ways to cope at work when things go wrong

Chris Smith

27, Aug, 2014 @6:00 AM

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Military managers: ex-armed forces share their leadership secrets

Ex-army personnel tell us what they think leaders can learn from how the armed forces runs its operations
My journey from Afghanistan to the City
How to succeed as a young leader

Holly Welham

21, Aug, 2014 @6:00 AM

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Five routes into a law career if you don't have a degree
You don’t need to have been to university or have bags of cash to work in the legal industry. Here are some alternative options
• How I became the UK’s youngest barrister in 600 years
• Law and order: five myths about legal careers

Rebecca Grant-Jones

13, Aug, 2014 @6:00 AM

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Under pressure: four ways to cope when things go wrong at work
Resilience is key when dealing with problems like failed projects, an overbearing boss, and criticism in your job

John Lees

11, Aug, 2014 @10:29 AM

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Horrible bosses: how not to be a terrible manager

Narcissists may be more likely to land top jobs, but they don't make successful leaders. Here's why
Karren Brady on leadership and team work
How should a manager sack employees?

Graham Scrivener

07, Aug, 2014 @6:00 AM

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Ways a gap year expedition abroad can improve your career prospects

Whether you go in a gap year or school holiday, an expedition is a great way to increase your chances of getting a job
Five things to do on a gap year to boost your CV
Career options if you don't go to university

Matt Eastlake

06, Aug, 2014 @6:00 AM

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