Join the Mothers Who Work Club today - at just £5 a month, can you afford to miss out?
One day maternity wear will be so widely available that mums-to-be need never complain again, but in the meantime, we have to work with what is available in the marketplace.
As depressing as that may sound to you, if you’re expecting a baby and are fit to burst in your current clothes, here are some tips to help you look fab for the rest of your pregnancy. Read more →
There are days when you need a priority list for your…priority list. Everything seems important and it just doesn’t seem right to give one thing all your attention when you have one or two other items on your to-do list that have equal importance.
There is no magic cure to this, so don’t get disappointed if this article doesn’t tell you to ditch your annual returns in exchange for something else, for example. but here are five tips you can consider when you really do need to get on top of your to-do list: Read more →
Do you ever feel like you’re being discriminated against or side stepped when you apply for a management role or a promotion? You may be right, according to new research.
Leaders in certain fields are being selected in part because their face fits the stereotype of their profession, suggests new research. Read more →
You know how this story goes…you’re in a rush to get the children and yourself out of the door, then you realise you can’t find your keys, or your mobile phone, or your purse. You spin around for a while like a dog chasing its tail, while everyone asks you where you put if last (very helpful question, that one!). Read more →
Thinking of asking your employer for a much-needed pay rise but just don’t have the confidence to do it in case you fall flat on your face? In a series of articles from ” by xxxx, we will be serialising the steps you can take to muster up the confidence and assertiveness to ask for what you deserve. Read more →
If you’re not using LinkedIn you really are missing a trick. Make it one of your tasks for this week – today if you have the time – to get your profile up and live. It really doesn’t take very long, and you can tweak and prune it as you go along. You can find out in our ‘How to find a job using social network site LinkedIn‘ article.
So – why should you be on LinkedIn when looking for a new job? Keep reading to find out why: Read more →
Being a help to others is a good trait to have, but if you are personal dumping ground to all who know you, it can be a tiring occupation to say the least. But how do you break free from the chains of compassion without feeling guilty?
Being assertive and having enough confidence to say “No” is a learned behaviour – some people learn it earlier on in life, and others learn after years of being taken advantage of…some never learn. Read more →
You’ve spent years working for someone else and now you have finally decided to start your own business in the comfort of your own home. But, there’s one big problem: you have no idea how to start…
Here are six easy(ish) steps you can follow to help you start your home business: Read more →
As the year draws to a close and we all start to reflect on the past twelve months, resolutions to transform or improve your life within the following year are hot on your mind. However, many of us forget about the other areas in our lives that could also use some work and attention. Read more →
Christmas the time of year that everyone above the age of fourteen becomes stressed, tired and skint. So when the big day finally comes around and the house is full of friends, relatives and those family members you spend all year trying to avoid, things can quickly become chaos. Read more →
Love them or hate them, the Christmas party is something that most of us can’t get out of. Your employers expect you to make an effort to have a ‘laugh’ with your colleagues and get into the spirit of Christmas…it’s just not optional. Read more →
Buying your line manager a present for Christmas can be a little tricky – you don’t want to look like your sucking up, but if you don’t make the effort, you could end up looking like you don’t like him or her. And even if the latter’s true, you don’t necessarily want them to know that, do you? Read more →
Latest from Club
Latest from Starting and running your business
- How to prioritise when everything is a priority – 5 steps that will (hopefully) change your life
- Five online tools you’re probably not using in your business, but should be
- Thinking of collaborating with another business? Here are some things to consider…
- Do you have a business idea that you think is completely crazy? Read this…
- Five time wasters and how to cut them out of your life for good (Part 2)