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    Planning a 50-year career

    30 September 2014

    The retirement age is creeping up, so it’s wise to think about your future today, says Julie Franklin

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    Growing green

    3 September 2014

    Charlotte Ashley-Roberts gives some tips on getting into green careers

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    West side stories

    28 July 2014

    A stint in a US chemistry lab is a rite of passage for many academics. Sarah Houlton talks to the chemists who went to the labs of opportunity

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    Getting the balance right

    2 July 2014

    Julie Franklin explains the advantages of flexible working, and how to make it work for you

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    Science within Reach

    7 May 2014

    Charlotte Ashley-Roberts explains what the Reach regulations could mean for you and your role

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    What's in it for SME?

    12 February 2014

    Small businesses offer unique opportunities for those who are up to the job, explains Charlotte Ashley Roberts

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    Returning from maternity leave

    21 January 2014

    Charlotte Ashley-Roberts shares her thoughts as she prepares to return to the world of work after maternity leave

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    Unwelcome festive offerings

    1 December 2013

    It’s not easy to learn you’re going to lose your job, especially at this time of year

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    All the fun of the fair

    20 November 2013

    Roll up, roll up! Everyone’s a winner! Julie Franklin explains how to make the most of a trip to the recruitment fair

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    Mind your own business

    24 October 2013

    Many dream of being their own boss, but few make the choice, and fewer succeed. Yfke Hager gets some entrepreneurial advice from those who’ve made it