Monthly Archives: June 2012

DO IT YOURSELF

Posted On 24th June 2012

It’s true. Looking for a job is hard work. Especially in a market like today’s when employers can have their pick of candidates at all levels. Faced with difficulty for the first time in finding a new contract, I recently advised a client what steps she could take to find assignments for herself if she […]

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“FOR HE WHO LIVES MORE LIVES THAN ONE: MORE...

Posted On 17th June 2012

I recently attended a workshop on social media marketing strategies along with a roomful of fellow entrepreneurs, keen to make their mark on cyberspace and attracted by the chance of relatively low-cost marketing. One participant seemed relatively advanced on the subject. He pointed out that you needed to think about your strategy before starting out […]

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CLICK, REVIEW, APPLY, PRAY

Posted On 15th June 2012

There are adverts on the London Underground which declare “Your newspaper is rubbish”. This is not intended as a personal affront to passengers’ choice of reading matter but is a play on words, asking people to take their papers away so that they don’t end up blocking doors, creating a slip hazard and so on. […]

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MADE TO MEASURE

Posted On 10th June 2012

We have recently heard that Spain, Europe’s fourth largest economy, has requested a bail out for its troubled banking sector. It is, nevertheless, likely to be some time before the turmoil besetting the Eurozone will have worked through to the end and the uncertainty that this brings is felt on a day-to-day basis most acutely […]

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