Imagine turning up to work every day knowing the person sitting opposite you is doing everything in their power to push you out of your job. That was the shocking reality for Naomi Joy, a 30-year-old former PR director from London, who witnessed and experienced 'toxic femininity' throughout her career. She reveals one female colleague in her...
Yahoo: How To Cope With Redundancy
Redundancy is never an easy situation to deal with, and it can take its toll on your mental health, relationships and other aspects of your life. But there are steps you can take to look after your finances, support your wellbeing and bounce back.
Yahoo News: What Is An Insecure High-Achiever?
Companies often seek out employees who are enthusiastic and prepared to put in overtime. In some cases, though, firms take advantage of overworked, stressed, and miserable workers, who may underestimate their self-worth and skills. Dubbed “insecure high-achievers,” these employees often fear being “let go” if they don’t push themselves to the...
Metro: What If The Future Of Work Was No Work At All?
After meeting someone, ‘what do you do?’ is one of the first questions we ask and the government wants to opt out of the EU Working Time Directive, which limits work to 48 hours-a-week. Over a third of people in the UK see their jobs as completely meaningless and companies are looking at ways to automate their workforce in the coming years....
Financial Times: The City Office Where Bankers Cope With Life After Redundancy
David* worked in investment banking for 33 years and was made redundant three years ago. Banking had defined his sense of self, provided him with friends, disposable income and monopolised his waking hours.