Finding fulfilling work: it’s never too late

Finding fulfilling work: it’s never too late

If you’re anything like me, you’re likely to have been working for most of your adult life, perhaps at the same job or profession or perhaps you might have changed careers several times, as I have. Whichever of the two scenarios fits you, you may have reached a point where you feel that something’s missing, that […]

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Jobs for the girls

Jobs for the girls

Jobs for the Girls: Leah talks about her career as a specialist physiotherapist. Name: Leah Occupation: Specialist Physiotherapist Hours per week: Many, many! Do you enjoy your work? I love it. What does your job/day involve? I start the day gently with a stretch and a breathe and I take time to be glad and think about […]

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Jobs for the girls

Jobs for the girls

Jobs for the Girls: Claire talks about her career as a research scientist. Name: Claire Occupation: Livestock Systems Scientist Hours per week: 30 Do you enjoy your work? yes What does your job/day involve? As a research scientist, I have to write scientific papers and reports relating to the research we are doing. I also have […]

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Who cares?

Who cares?

Who cares? Well, somebody has got to. As my husband raced out of the house to an important meeting, he looked at me apologetically and said, I’m sorry to leave you to deal with all the waste products. He was referring to our daughter’s vomit and the cat’s stinking wee, which I’d just trodden in … […]

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Career women: Jane Porter, family lawyer

Career women: Jane Porter, family lawyer

We talk to successful career women. We seek the views of successful career women on life, work, family and everything! This month we talk to Jane Porter, a highly successful family lawyer who runs the family law department at Lester Aldridge. Lester Aldridge LLP is a nationally recognised law firm with offices in London, Bournemouth […]

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Notes from the Auvergne: women, work and parenting

Notes from the Auvergne: women, work and parenting

After recently reading Carolyn Lazarus’ article in The Daily Mail, it made me reflect about various things surrounding women, work and parenting. When I got married back in 1998 we both had, what I would call, decent jobs. I didn’t have the same high flying career as Carolyn, but whilst mine was office-based, my husbands’ required frequent […]

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