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How to Get the Job You Want: Building Your CV and More

When your best chance of employment is comprised of lucky timing, a single sheet of paper and a 20-minute conversation with a stranger, it’s easy to feel stressed out — especially when the same role looks different across companies. What qualifications do you need? Which ones set you apart? What should you highlight most in […]

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12 Science-Backed Ways to Get People to Like You

Whether you’re looking to get a promotion at work or hoping to expand your social circle, your success can depend on whether you’re liked or not. Research undertaken by the University of Massachusetts proved that likability really matters. The study found that auditors could get managers to comply with their suggestions (even if the manager […]

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Best Budget Weekend Trips From England

Taking time away from work can be a challenge, so many of us just let the time slip away. A recent study by Croner house found that a staggering 33% of Brits don’t use their yearly holiday allowance.1 Whether it be from fear or guilt, there is a large segment of society that doesn’t take […]

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Smart Summer Savings Tips for Fun on a Budget

Summer is a time for letting loose, if only for a bit: Generally, you're going more places, doing more things and spending more money. This is true whether you're a young adult at the start of your career and taking time off to go on adventures or a parent sending kids to camp to catch [...]
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Fun and Fantastic Summer Lawn Games

Warm sunshine on your skin, bright blue skies, fresh cut grass under your feet — summer is here and it’s time to soak in the lovely weather before it creeps into winter again! You could spend your time on restaurant patios or in parks, but sometimes the more fun (and frugal) option is in your very […]

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A Literary Map of the United Kingdom

Reading has the power to transport like no other art form. A good novel can suck you deep down into its pages and to a completely different place altogether. Sometimes – if you’re lucky – you never fully come back and a little part of you lingers forever in that story. Part of this literary […]

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How to Overcome Social Jet Lag

Waking up early Monday – Friday for work leaves many people exhausted by the week’s end, and Saturday and Sunday become welcome respites to sleep in for however long we’d like. This yo-yoing sleep pattern — waking up early for work during the week and sleeping in late on the weekend — has been coined […]

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7 Dishes From Famous Books (And How to Make Them)

A good novel can transport us to other worlds – ones where there are fantastic characters, vivid landscapes and often some delicious-sounding food and drinks. Do you dream of enjoying a beer in Hogsmeade or fizzy green pop in Giant Country? Maybe you long to set out on an adventure with Bilbo Baggins, with some […]

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