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5 Unexpected Career Paths For English Graduates

Bachelor of Arts degrees are sometimes considered soft subjects, turning out unemployable graduate after unemployable graduate. Fortunately, that’s not at all true: just 6.2% of ex-English students are unemployed (not in work or further study) after graduation. It’s no secret that English students go on to make great journalists, copywriters, editors and authors, but what if you don’t fancy any […]

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Is Non-Traditionally Coloured Hair Acceptable In The Workplace?

Blonde, redhead, brunette… whichever category you fall into, it may have significant affects on your career prospects and even how much you’re paid. So what if that bright pink semi-perm proves too much of a temptation to resist? Is self-expression still anathema in the office? Hair history Back in the 1950s, Shirley Polykoff of ad agency Foote, Cone and Belding […]

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How to Fight Imposter Syndrome in the Workplace

Back in 1978, clinical psychologists Pauline R. Clance and Suzanne A. Imes realised that many individuals were far from revelling in their success, but in fact tormented by it. No matter their accomplishments, these people inwardly feared that they would be exposed as less talented than others believed them to be. Clance and Imes described the complaint as ‘Imposter Syndrome’. […]

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Survey Reveals Industries that Smoke the Most

A recent survey on smoking rates by industry/occupation conducted by Vapourlites reveals that, despite the continuing decline of smoking among the general population, smoking rates in some industries/occupations remain astonishingly high. Besides revealing industries that smoke the most, the researchers also looked at possible reasons for high smoking rates among specific industries and assessed the efficacy of the existing smoking […]

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