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Top 5 podcasts about work

The best guide to how our working lives should look in a changing world

The way we work is changing, and so is the way we analyse what the 9 to 5 means.

Enter a new wave of career-focused podcasts that question how our working lives should look.

Here, our RORA correspondent Laura Whateley picks out some of the best.

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Squiggly Careers

Want to have a happy career and love your job but not sure where to start? That’s the premise of Squiggly Careers, full of practical tips and techniques by Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper, founders of Amazing If, the career development company.

Is This Working?

A podcast about the messy parts of work: burnout and selling out, being made redundant, or loneliness, co-hosted by writers Anna Codrea-Rado and Tiffany Philippou. 

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Eat Sleep Work Repeat

With a focus on how we can make work better, Bruce Daisley, former European vice president of Twitter and author of The Joy of Work: 30 Ways to Fall in Love With Your Job Again, interviews scientists, psychologists and workplace experts.

How’s Work? With Esther Perel

Renowned couples therapist Esther Perel turns her attention to the dynamics of the workplace, with therapy sessions between co-workers, co-founders and colleagues, because “all of your relational habits don’t immediately disappear the moment you walk in the office door”.

The Wallet

Topics range from how to pay off debt or invest your salary, to asking for a pay rise and taking the plunge to go self-employed. It’s hosted by Emilie Bellet, founder of personal finance community Vestpod.

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