Working It

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Whether you’re the boss, the deputy or on your way up, we’re shaking up the way the world works. This is the podcast about doing work differently. Join host Isabel Berwick every Wednesday for expert analysis and watercooler chat about ahead-of-the-curve workplace trends, the big ideas shaping work today - and the old habits we need to leave behind. Brought to you by the Financial Times.

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Episode Date
How to make your mark as a new leader
Jul 09, 2024
How to know when it’s time to quit
Jul 02, 2024
Can AI really do creative work?
Jun 25, 2024
Can an ‘AI interviewer’ hire better than a human?
Jun 18, 2024
AI and Work: Can I send a chatbot to that meeting?
Jun 11, 2024
Introducing Untold: Power for Sale
Jun 05, 2024
Best of: How Scandinavia cracked the productivity puzzle
Jun 04, 2024
Is ‘personality’ a good enough reason to hire someone?
May 28, 2024
How to give honest feedback (even when it’s difficult)
May 21, 2024
How to slow down but achieve more, with Cal Newport
May 14, 2024
Working It Live: How to future-proof your career
May 07, 2024
What the US non-compete ban could mean for workers
Apr 30, 2024
When loyal workers are bad for business
Apr 23, 2024
Coming soon: The Five Minute Investor from Money Clinic
Apr 19, 2024
Public quitting videos are spooking managers
Apr 16, 2024
What the rise of ‘supercommuters’ tells us about work
Apr 09, 2024
What can I do when my employees are afraid to speak up?
Apr 02, 2024
How to get ahead without managing people, with Martin Wolf
Mar 26, 2024
No schedule, no meetings: are 'working hours' history?
Mar 19, 2024
‘Supercommunicators’ are made, not born
Mar 12, 2024
Is the CV dead?
Mar 05, 2024
Office politics: how to play the game
Feb 27, 2024
Why people-pleasers fail
Feb 20, 2024
Why ‘sh*t-fixers’ make the best managers
Feb 13, 2024
The return-to-office debate is heating up
Feb 06, 2024
How can I help a grieving colleague?
Jan 30, 2024
Should companies snoop on their remote workers?
Jan 23, 2024
Your best new hire may already be on staff
Jan 16, 2024
Productivity doesn't have to be hard work
Jan 09, 2024
Best of: How to be more productive at work
Jan 02, 2024
What will work look like in 2024?
Dec 26, 2023
Has ‘retirement’ had its day?
Dec 19, 2023
How to survive the office Christmas party
Dec 12, 2023
What was the best business book of 2023?
Dec 05, 2023
Office Therapy: your work problems solved
Nov 28, 2023
Workplace pressure: how to cope
Nov 21, 2023
Build your brand on LinkedIn (without being unbearable)
Nov 14, 2023
Introducing: Life and Art, from FT Weekend
Nov 13, 2023
Why managers get ADHD wrong
Nov 07, 2023
How Scandinavia cracked the productivity puzzle
Oct 31, 2023
Are tattoos acceptable at work?
Oct 24, 2023
What's the point of meetings?
Oct 17, 2023
Why successful companies need to be good at failure
Oct 10, 2023
How to smash the class ceiling in the workplace
Oct 03, 2023
Why are so many people retraining as psychotherapists?
Sep 26, 2023
Clearer communication is a workplace superpower
Sep 19, 2023
Working It live: How to make a mid-life career change
Sep 12, 2023
Why do Brits make such bad managers?
Sep 05, 2023
Are Fridays dead?
Aug 29, 2023
Why we’re so f***ing angry at work – and how to stop
Aug 22, 2023
Why diversity strategies fail – and how to fix them
Aug 15, 2023
Shared workspaces are growing up
Aug 08, 2023
Best of: Why we love to hate the middle manager
Aug 01, 2023
Best of: Imposter syndrome: turning self-doubt into a positive
Jul 25, 2023
Why are sexual harassment and assault still happening at work?
Jul 18, 2023
How to master the art of schmoozing
Jul 11, 2023
Men, are you lonely? How your workplace could help
Jul 04, 2023
Menopause in the workplace: breaking taboos
Jun 27, 2023
Best of: What’s the point of HR?
Jun 21, 2023
How to be more productive at work
Jun 13, 2023
Bored at work? How AI could come to the rescue
Jun 06, 2023
The post pandemic workplace: what to wear?
May 30, 2023
Why back to the office mandates aren’t working
May 23, 2023
Do you see me? Staying visible in a hybrid workplace
May 16, 2023
Why your skills matter more than your degree
May 09, 2023
What they don’t teach you about money
May 02, 2023
Best of: So, your boss is a narcissist...
Apr 25, 2023
Introducing Behind the Money: Night School
Apr 24, 2023
How to turn around a toxic workplace culture
Apr 18, 2023
What’s stopping women from reaching the top?
Apr 11, 2023
How to plan for the next crisis
Apr 04, 2023
Neurodiversity at work: ‘I had to kick doors down to be heard’
Mar 28, 2023
The unintended consequences of mass lay-offs
Mar 21, 2023
You’re fired: is there a better way to make lay-offs?
Mar 14, 2023
‘Overboarding’: the perils of sitting on too many boards
Mar 07, 2023
Should you know how much your colleagues earn?
Feb 14, 2023
Best of: Friendship in the workplace: It’s lonely at the top
Feb 07, 2023
Best of: Managing introverts: quiet voices in a loud world
Jan 31, 2023
The truth about ‘entitled millennials’
Jan 24, 2023
Is maternity leave still a career killer?
Jan 17, 2023
Professional failures? Rejections? We’ve all had a few …
Jan 10, 2023
The future of work: predictions for 2023
Jan 03, 2023
Office life: tales from the Christmas party dance floor
Dec 20, 2022
The best business books to read now
Dec 13, 2022
4. Four days' work for five days' pay: does it work?
Dec 08, 2022
3. Four days' work for five days' pay: what the experts say
Dec 07, 2022
2. Four days' work for five days' pay: what employees have to say
Dec 06, 2022
1. Four days' work for five days' pay: rethinking our working hours
Dec 05, 2022
Politics in the workplace: how to deal with opposing views
Nov 29, 2022
What’s the point of HR?
Nov 22, 2022
How to win the war for talent
Nov 15, 2022
The loneliness of the long Covid employee
Nov 08, 2022
Best of Working It: Can you run a company without managers?
Nov 01, 2022
So, your boss is a narcissist…
Oct 25, 2022
Why we love to hate the middle manager
Oct 18, 2022
The Future of Work: Trends and predictions
Oct 11, 2022
How to deal with toxic colleagues
Oct 04, 2022
Office slackers: the truth about doing nothing at work
Sep 27, 2022
High at work: why so many people are microdosing
Sep 20, 2022
A sceptic’s guide to ‘quiet quitting’
Sep 13, 2022
Best of Working It: ‘Flight shame’ and the return of business travel
Sep 06, 2022
How trade unions got their mojo back
Aug 30, 2022
Managing introverts in your team: quiet voices in a loud world
Aug 23, 2022
Best of Working It: Is it time to be open about pay?
Aug 16, 2022
How to break up with your employer
Aug 09, 2022
How big a pay rise do you need right now?
Aug 02, 2022
The great return to office standoff: bosses vs staff
Jul 26, 2022
Sport’s leadership lessons: Machismo or real skills?
Jul 19, 2022
Friendship in the workplace: It’s lonely at the top
Jul 12, 2022
Is hybrid work a trap for women?
Jul 05, 2022
Imposter syndrome: Turning self-doubt into a positive
Jun 28, 2022
Regrets? We’ve all had a few but they can help your career
Jun 21, 2022
How the pandemic has changed what we wear to work
Jun 14, 2022
Has hybrid working made it harder to take time off sick?
Jun 07, 2022
Why do so many working-class people feel alienated at work?
May 31, 2022
Welcome to your office in the metaverse
May 24, 2022
Behind the Money is back!
May 19, 2022
How to ask for a pay rise – and when to give one
May 17, 2022
‘Flight shame’ and the return of business travel
May 11, 2022
Help! How can I make the office more enticing for my staff?
May 03, 2022
Upskilling: Why it makes sense to retrain staff
Apr 26, 2022
The Great Resignation: How to stop your staff from quitting
Apr 19, 2022
Breaking the silence on disability in the workplace
Apr 12, 2022
Is this the end of work as we know it?
Apr 05, 2022
Are dogs the key to workplace happiness?
Mar 29, 2022
Does office romance actually make you a better worker?
Mar 22, 2022
How influential are influencers at work?
Mar 15, 2022
Why menopause is such a hot topic at work
Mar 08, 2022
Is paternity leave the key to workplace equality?
Mar 02, 2022
Why does my boss write such rude emails?
Feb 22, 2022
Are companies walking their diversity talk?
Feb 15, 2022
Get ready for the four-day working week
Feb 08, 2022
The reality of whistleblowing at work
Feb 01, 2022
Is it time to put an end to working from home?
Jan 25, 2022
Help, my team have all got side hustles!
Jan 18, 2022
From Gen X to Gen Z: bridging the workplace generation gap
Jan 11, 2022
Driving diggers and other corporate awaydays
Jan 04, 2022
Can you be too kind to your colleagues?
Dec 21, 2021
Say goodbye to the weekend
Dec 14, 2021
Getting personal on LinkedIn
Dec 07, 2021
Can you run a company without managers?
Nov 30, 2021
Is it time to be open about pay?
Nov 23, 2021
What working from home companies can teach the rest of us
Nov 16, 2021
The radical unlimited vacation experiment
Nov 09, 2021
Staff perks - the good, the bad and the out there
Nov 02, 2021
Can wellness apps fix us and beat staff burnout?
Oct 27, 2021
Trailer: Introducing Working It from the Financial Times
Oct 26, 2021