Three cheers for men on International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day (8 March 2017)! It’s an important day, and at the very least, a great opportunity to mock misogynistic Facebook memes, enjoy the odd feminist rap battle, or participate in aggressively passionate poetry slams down at your local library. Continue reading “Three cheers for men on International Women’s Day”

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“No” really means try harder: How to deal with rejection

‘No’ is a hard word to hear, because it’s a form of rejection, and rejection feels like taking a basketball to the face.

It’s easy to get deflated after suffering a knock to the ego when you receive a ‘we regret to inform you…’ email, a head shake and a sigh from the boss, or a sour face from a prospective client. Who says you have to accept no as a final decision? Final is never really final. Continue reading ““No” really means try harder: How to deal with rejection”

Money talks: Job offers and salary negotiation

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So you’ve battled through the exhausting process of job hunting, tailoring your cv and preparing for an interview. You’ve managed to impress your new employer, and they’ve made you an offer – now the real test begins. Continue reading “Money talks: Job offers and salary negotiation”