Submit a story
Tell us your story.
Kirstie works for our job board partner, Jobbio. Based in Dublin, she has been a writer and editor across print and digital platforms for over 15 years.
What do you do when you have to make a tough decision at work? Do you procrastinate and avoid thinking about it; do you get on with it, throwing yourself into research, or do you go down the popular route and utilise a pro/con list? Tried and tested, the origins of the pro/con list can [...]
January is such a tough month in so many ways: you probably got paid before Christmas, meaning that your bank balance isn’t looking too healthy right now––and payday is ages away. The weather is dire, those endorphins depleted during the festivities are struggling to retain equilibrium, you’ve broken all your resolutions. The icing on the [...]
The world––and the world of work––is changing. 2022 brought about once-in-a-generation interest rate hikes, a crippling surge in the cost of living and a worrying number of layoffs in the tech sector. Understandably, that uncertain economic environment has made many people nervous. Will jobs be secure into the future, are workers looking at layoffs, and [...]
There is no doubt it has been a tough year for many people. Inflation has skyrocketed, prices have risen across the board, with energy costs coming under particular scrutiny. Confirming the pressure many feel is the Bank of England’s just-released biannual household survey. The bank indicates that prices for consumers have increased by around 11% [...]
It is no secret that it has been a tough year for workers. The cost of living looks set to get worse as rising prices for groceries and basic services, along with the huge cost of energy are biting deeply into disposable income. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) assessed web-scraped supermarket data for 30 [...]
We hear a lot about culture at work these days. It’s a slightly hard-to-grasp term that can mean a number of things, from how well a company’s people are treated to its policies around diversity and inclusion, but essentially, culture is the company’s core values, traditions, attitudes, behaviours, and beliefs which are shared and upheld [...]
It’s been a hard few years: a global health crisis, war, and now the shock of rising inflation, price hikes and a looming recession. It is hardly any surprise that according to mental health charity Mind, one in four of us will experience a mental-health problem this year, and one in six report experiencing a [...]
Asking for what you want – and often deserve – at your job can be a tricky prospect. The hierarchies in place at work can often make it difficult to have open and frank conversations. Depending on what your relationship is like with your manager, it can be really easy for them to shut you [...]
Brain fog leading to poor concentration, tiredness, low mood and reduced or lowered confidence: these are all symptoms of menopause that affect women at work. A CIPD survey of 1,409 women experiencing menopause symptoms was led by YouGov and found that 59% of working women between the ages of 45 and 55 who are experiencing [...]
If you’ve ever had that stomach-clenching sense of inadequacy about work; you know, the one that precedes the little voice in your head that tells you that you’re no good at your job, you’re going to be found out any minute now, and that no one rates you, then you’ll be familiar with imposter syndrome. [...]
Subscribe to the City A.M. newsletter to have our top stories delivered directly to your inbox.
Subscribe to get the essential daily news updates from City A.M's top stories to your inbox.