Coping with work after a long time off

The meaning of ‘a long time’ will almost definitely be different for everyone. Some people may have had a break in between university and finding employment, while others may have taken time off due to…

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Furlough gave me all the time in the world, but I still didn’t ‘complete’ my goals

If someone had told me this time last year that I would be getting 6 months off work and be paid for it, I would have been thrilled. Imagine all the things I can do,…

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Just call me Little Miss Inflexible

My editor sent me a card the other day in which she described me as ‘flexible’. This made my mum laugh, as there’s a bit of a running joke in my family – if someone…

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Why am I spending my career trying to keep up with strangers on Twitter?

I realised something this week. Whenever I see someone share an article they’ve written on social media, I feel a bit sick. Wait, that sounds bad. Obviously, I’m happy for whoever it is, but there’s…

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So, you’ve graduated into a pandemic

Maybe you had it all planned out. You thought you’d be starting your grad job in September. But then coronavirus happened and suddenly the future seems uncertain.  I may have graduated two years ago and…

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