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One in five have missed job or grad scheme because of qualifications

One in six adults admit they are ‘embarrassed’ by their lack of education, research has revealed. A detailed report found 54% regret not working harder at school, and worry they will not reach the career highs they may well have done had they put in more effort. It also emerged that 47% have taken action [...]


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40% feel their career choice was a ‘mistake’

One in three Brits are currently working in a profession which was not their first choice career, new research has shown. A study of 2,000 adults saw many admit they made big mistakes in their approach to work, and regret the way their careers have turned out. A study of 2,000 adults nationwide found many [...]


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The Friday feeling – workers officially ‘switch off’ at 2.39pm for the weekend

British workers officially switch off for the weekend at 2.39pm on Friday, it has been revealed. The study of 2,000 office workers found the majority wind things down mentally well before leaving time, with nearly half admitting they take Fridays a lot easier than any other day and many deliberately ignoring calls or messages. A [...]


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£25k a year, married, and in a 3-bedroom house- today’s ‘middle class’

The average modern ‘middle class’ Brit earns almost £25,000, drives a Ford and lives in a detached house worth £279,000, a study has revealed. Research carried out among 2,000 adults found that half believe they are ‘middle class’, while 48% opted to declare themselves as ‘working class’. Family background was named as the key factor [...]


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66 hours- the workload of the working mum

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Working mums regularly put in a 28-hour week looking after the kids – on top of their full-time job, it has been revealed. Researchers found caring for the children and managing their home, as well as holding down a paid job, ensure mums are on the go for just over 13 hours every weekday. Cooking [...]


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We’re a nation of optimists- just not when it comes to careers

Surprisingly enough, we’re actually a nation of optimists- just not when it comes to work. Despite the fact that the majority of people now opt for a ‘glass half full’ mentality, salary, career prospects and job security were ranked among the aspects of our lives that fill us with dread. Indeed, six in ten people [...]


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Al-desko dining- millions of workers eat THREE meals a day at their desk

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Millions of office workers work such long hours they eat THREE meals a day at their desks, it has been revealed. Researchers found the mad dash to get to work in the morning means millions of us grab something from the fridge and take it to work to eat on arrival. While lunchtime sees many [...]


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‘Vacationitis’- domestic admin dominates our time off work

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The average Brit only gets to enjoy eight days of annual leave each year – because the rest of the time is taken up with ‘domestic admin’, a study has revealed. Despite having a typical allowance of around 24 days a year, researchers found the majority of that time is spent catching up on household [...]


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#Mistakesgirlsmake- average 25-year-old isn’t *quite* living the dream…

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The average 25-year-old woman lives at home, is unhappy in her job and has more bad sex than good, a study has revealed. Researchers found many women aged between 20 and 25 are struggling to tick the boxes of financial independence, career fulfilment and sexual satisfaction. The report also found the typical female 20-something earns [...]


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Well Trained

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One in five Brits now work on their daily commute, new research revealed yesterday. A study found millions of us are so swamped by work we check emails, make calls, update spread sheets or write to-do lists on the train or bus to the office. One in three said they work on the train to get [...]


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