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Learn How to Start Beating Deadlines With These Tips

The feeling of a deadline rushing towards you can be dread-inducing. Unfortunately, unless you’re one of the lucky few blessed with exceptional time-management skills, it’s probably a feeling you’ve felt more than once. So how do the rest of us make sure we hit our deadlines on time? For a start, check out these five […]

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How to Stop Saying “Like” All the Time

Are you, like, addicted to using verbal fillers or something? A verbal filler is a word like “like” that you drop into the middle of your sentences when you’re nervous or searching for the right word. Other fillers include “um…” and “you know,” but none has quite the bad reputation of “like.” “Like”-users don’t entirely […]

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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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