Are you reading this, slouched on your sofa still in your PJs after having scrolled through all your social media feeds twice before breakfast? Have you even brushed your teeth today?? Or are you just having a learning break after your morning routine of meditation, baking banana bread, window cleaning and crafting with the kids? […]
As I write this, we’ve been on lockdown for over 7 weeks… To start with, I continued to work in the office as long as I could, worked from home for a bit with a very reduced team, then went of furlough and now I’m waiting to hear if my job is going to be […]
In the past 3 years, I’ve tried a lot of different combinations of ‘work/life balance’: maternity leave, shared parental leave, working full time with kids in nursery, working part time with kids at home with my husband, easy job, hard job… I’ve pretty much tried it all. And every time, I look at other parents […]
Last year, I came back to work early after 6 months of maternity leave. This was my 2nd maternity leave in 2 years; I had spent more than enough time at home looking after babies and was ready to go back to work. I had imagined that returning to work would bring the old me […]
Pay day is approaching and once again you find yourself disappointed with your pay check. Or is it time for your yearly review and the only opportunity to get a salary uplift? Or have you just won a big contract for your company but only received a ‘thank you’?
We all need money, to pay our bills, feed our family or our shopping addiction, and to get money we need to work. Get a good education, a good job, a good salary… That’s what we’ve all heard since we were kids.
Most of the times, when you apply for a new job, it’s because you’re not satisfied with your current one and want more. More money, more responsibilities, more everything… Basically, you’re looking for a step up.
New year resolutions have been forgotten about and you’ve settled back into your routine. Your heart isn’t in it and you might be asking yourself if you’re going to last another year in your job or if you’d be better off somewhere else.