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Childminder VS nursery – Is putting your child in the nursery worth it? 

Part 5 of the Working Mum Mini-Series A little rant about childcare challenges in the UK There is no getting away from the fact childcare in the UK is expensive. And this makes it difficult…

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The Secrets of Effective Leadership That Are Radically Challenging Conventional Wisdom

Today I have a great guest post to share with you all! All about Effective Leadership. Trishna Patnaik has a BSc (in Life Sciences) and MBA (in Marketing) by qualification but is an artist by…

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The Importance of Achieving a Work-Life Balance

Post 7 – Working Mum Mini-Series I’ve spoken recently about personally finding a work-life balance moving forward. But for this article, I’m interested in exploring why people go to work every day. What motivates you…

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How To Get The Most Out Of Hybrid Work Meetings

As someone who regularly attends work meetings, there is a certain expectation about what you will get from the person chairing the meeting. I thought this was the perfect time to share some tips on…

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Being an exhausted working mum & why I started the Working Mum Mini-Series

Because my career has always dominated my life, balancing work and home life is currently an important subject for me. I am one exhausted working mum! Moreso, over the last few years – living through…

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Childminder VS nursery – Is putting your child in the nursery worth it? 

Part 5 of the Working Mum Mini-Series A little rant about childcare challenges in the UK There is no getting away from the fact childcare in the UK is expensive. And this makes it difficult…

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5 practical tips for building your CV and applying for jobs online

As someone who’s gone through the process of applying for jobs recently, after a nine-year career. I’ve read every bit of useful, up to date information Google has to offer. I’m sharing this with you…

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The emotional toll of job hunting following a secure nine-year career

Going from a secure job for nine years, to no job and being thrown into the unknown is pretty scary. As a family, we could survive financially a little while on the money we had,…

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The downside of being educated career-focused, and a working mum

Even as I sit to write this post, I still have mixed feelings on the subject of being a working mum.  For the first two years of my baby girl’s life, I managed a full-time…

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6 reasons why I love working from home

I know it’s not for everyone, but I loved working from home. But I am a homely person and frankly never used to spend enough time here. I would be sitting at my desk in…

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