Work-life balance

Having a healthy work life balance is absolutely essential – especially if you’re prone to working too hard. To make sure you’re not burning yourself out, we’ve outlined the benefits of work life balance, provided a range of useful work life balance tips, along with a range of other help and advice designed to boost your morale.

Eight signs you need a holiday

Summer is finally here. To help you realise the importance of taking a break (and when you should take one), here are eight sure-fire signs you need a holiday.

Five of the best things to do in your gap year

So you’ve decided to take a gap year…why not make the most of it? Here are five of our suggestions that will help you get the most out of your gap year.

How to: Achieve a work-life balance

Whatever industry you’re in, maintaining a healthy work-life balance is essential. If you’re feeling overworked, here are our tips on how to get the balance right.

How to: Get over the midweek slump

When it comes to hump day, the struggle is real. To help you see Wednesdays in a whole new light, here are our top tips for getting over the midweek slump:

Contractors: How to pay less tax

Are you a Contractor looking to minimise your tax bill? Here’s how taking advantage of a pension could be a great way for you to minimise the amount of tax you pay:

Benefits of contracting

Find out how working on a fixed term contract can offer the flexibility and variation that permanent work can’t – with our four key benefits of contracting.

11 of the worst people you can work with

Unfortunately, you can’t choose your work colleagues. But to help you get to grips with them, here are 11 people you’d rather not have in your office.

How to: Stay motivated at work

Need a pick-me-up for your position? To help you get your head back in the game, here are five tips on how to stay motivated at work…

How to talk about mental health at work

Rohan Kallicharan, Talent Manager at, shared some of his experiences on how (and when) to talk about mental health in the workplace.

What is a sabbatical?

Need a break? Why not take a sabbatical? To help you understand what they’re all about (and how to bring them up with your employer), here’s everything you need to know about sabbaticals from work:

How to: Stop procrastinating at work

Unfortunately, procrastination happens to the best of us. We’ve already covered six things productive people do every day, but here are a few of our top tips on how to stop procrastinating at work:

Returning to work after sickness

To help you get back to normality as smoothly as possible, here are our top tips to help you return to work after sickness:

How to: Prioritise work

When it comes to work, you need to get your priorities straight. To help you rank your tasks and responsibilities effectively, here are our top tips on how to prioritise work:

Eight terrible reasons for leaving a job

So you’ve fallen out of love with your job. To help you figure out whether leaving your current position is really the answer, here are eight terrible reasons for leaving a job (and our advice on what you should do instead):

Returning to work after maternity leave

We spoke to Susanna Quirke at Inspiring Interns, who gave us some of her top tips to help you make the transition from full-time motherhood to working mum.

What it’s like to work for Apple

Want to take a bite out of Apple? ‘Slide and unlock’ is only the beginning. To make sure you’re clear of the facts, and to give you an insight into the life of an Apple employee – here’s what it’s really like to work for Apple:

Five benefits of work-life balance

Wondering how work life balance could benefit you? To encourage you to apply it to your everyday situation, here are five benefits of work life balance:

What it’s like to work for Facebook

To give you an insight into what it’d be like to be a Facebook employee, here’s what’s it’s like to work there (and our top tips to help you land the job):

Six signs you’re working too hard

Finding it difficult to switch off? To make sure you’re not burning yourself out, here are six signs you’re working too hard:

Office perks: Have they lost their pulling power?

Although exciting office perks might make a role seem more appealing, knowing their true importance is vital. But not all candidates (or employers) see benefits as a big deal. So, are office perks a must-have, or have they lost their pulling power?

Seven reasons Pokémon Go is an occupational hazard

We’ve all heard about the guy who caught a Pidgey while his wife was giving birth, and the people who think it’s OK to Pokémon Go and drive, but here are seven work-based examples that prove Pokémon Go has gone too far:

Five of the coolest offices in the world

Need to get to meetings quicker? Why not take the slide? Here are five of the coolest offices in the world, and how you might be able to become a part of them (goodbye plain old desk):

Six things productive people do every day

Can’t seem to get things done? To help make the most of your time, here are six things productive people do every day (that you should start doing right now):

Revealed: Brits rack up £43bn in unpaid overtime every year

Always putting in the extra hours? You’re not alone. In fact, Britain’s workforce clocks up £43bn worth of unpaid overtime every year, according to our latest research.