How to ask for a promotion or pay rise

Many of us are brought up to hide our light under the proverbial bushel, believing (possibly unconsciously) that the meek shall inherit the earth and that speaking up for ourselves is somehow wrong. If we’re British and/or a woman, this can be even more...

How to cope with a difficult colleague

If you feel unhappy or discontented at work, it may not be the work itself that’s the problem, but the people with whom you are spending so many hours of each day. It can be tempting to ignore the difficult colleague completely and try and make the best of a bad...