Work-life balance

How to talk about mental health at work

Rohan Kallicharan, Talent Manager at reed.co.uk, 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.

What it’s like to work for Google

Want to be part of one of the world’s biggest companies? To help give you an idea of the application process and day-to-day, here’s what it’s like to work for Google:

Six tips to improve your workplace wellbeing

Is your workplace wellbeing suffering? Don’t ignore it. To help you add a little positivity back into to your day-to-day, here are six tips to improve your workplace wellbeing:

Five benefits of flexi time working

Want to choose when you work? It might actually be possible. We’ve already covered the basics of what you need to know about flexi time working, but here’s a quick rundown of how it could benefit you:

Brits admit to dropping their ‘A’ game six weeks into new job

Brits are on their best behaviour for an average of just six weeks when starting a new role, according to our latest research.

Top 5 – Desktop distractions

To help see if you’re bit of a secret slacker, here are the top five desktop distractions for workers across the UK:

Flexi time: What you need to know

All work and no play? Flexi time might be for you. Here’s a quick rundown of everything you need to know about working on a flexi time basis:

How to: Ask for flexible working hours

Before you start asking your employer what flexible working options are available, it’s absolutely vital that you cover the essentials, stay positive, and share the right information. To make sure your request isn’t overlooked, here’s how to ask for flexible working hours in the right way:

Social media: How to make your profiles recruiter-safe

It’s often easy to forget how public social media actually is. To make sure your online profiles aren’t holding you back, here are our top tips on how to manage your social media sites in the right way: