Just as we suspected! British women are hopeless at bigging themselves up in the workplace. A new survey from LinkedIn, confirms that one in three of us feels uncomfortable talking about our achievements in interviews and job appraisals. And over half, 56%, admit they’ve missed out on promotion because of their reluctance to speak up about their career successes.

So, girls, here are five top ways to show you mean business…

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