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.

11 things you realise when you start working from home

If you’ve found yourself suddenly working from home for the foreseeable future, here are 11 things you’ve probably realised.

How to manage workers remotely 

To ensure you and your team remain on track throughout the coronavirus pandemic, here are our top tips on how to manage workers remotely.

How to stay productive while working from home

To help you maintain productivity during COVID-19, here are our top tips on how to stay productive while working from home.

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:

Flexitime: What you need to know

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

11 things you realise when you start working from home

If you’ve found yourself suddenly working from home for the foreseeable future, here are 11 things you’ve probably realised.

How to manage workers remotely 

To ensure you and your team remain on track throughout the coronavirus pandemic, here are our top tips on how to manage workers remotely.

How to stay productive while working from home

To help you maintain productivity during COVID-19, here are our top tips on how to stay productive while working from home.

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:

Flexitime: What you need to know

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

Five fundamentals of career success

Here are five fundamentals of career success, courtesy of James Reed’s brand new book, Life’s Work: 12 Proven Ways to Fast Track Your Career.

Eight good habits to start right now

Here are eight of the best habits to have at work, courtesy of James Reed’s brand new book, Life’s Work: 12 Proven Ways to Fast Track Your Career.

How to: Feel valued at work

When your job loves you, you’re more likely to love your job. We spoke to Ruth Bushi, Editor at money advice site Save the Student, to find out how to feel valued at work.

Six productive things you can do with your commute

Your commute doesn’t have to be the worst part of your day. Here are six productive things to do on your way to and from work.

What is work-life integration?

All work and no play? You can fix that. To help you figure out how to incorporate it (and to give you an idea of what it is), here’s everything you need to know about work-life integration.

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.

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:

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: 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:

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 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: