Category Archives: Self-employment

THE FUTURE. FORGET IT. WHY LONG RANGE FORECASTS...

Posted On 17th December 2013

If you already work for Apple, LinkedIn, a firm of 3D printers or the Chinese Navy this article is not for you. Good luck ruling the world of the future. If you do. As for the rest of us….. I’m 43 years of age. Ten years ago economists were predicting I would live through an […]

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PARALLEL LINES

Posted On 12th March 2012

The face of employment is changing. This month’s employment figures indicate that the promise of private sector job creation outstripping public sector job losses is now starting to materialise. More people will be working in small and medium enterprises, either social or commercial. Still others of us are creating our own SMEs and the term […]

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HOW DO YOU GET A JOB YOU MIGHT ACTUALLY LIKE?

Posted On 7th July 2011

Part One of Three: How to Find Out What You Want To Do I’ve just had an email from an old colleague from many years ago. Her message read “It is SO lovely to see how much you’re enjoying your new venture – it springs off the page every time I get a LinkedIn update […]

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ANOTHER WAY OF WORKING

Posted On 15th April 2011

The later months of 2010 introduced the whole country to “employee mutuals”.  If you haven’t been following the press, the Government is envisaging that the Post Office will become an employee mutual and is considering the structure as a way of providing other public services. Employee mutuals are, of course, nothing new.  As of today, […]

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HOW DO I KEEP MY CV FRESH IF I’M NOT...

Posted On 15th April 2011

Economic commentators seem roundly in agreement that 2011 will be a tough year. It is well documented that Government spending cuts will lead to public sector job losses. At the same time, how quickly the private sector will be able to step in and take up the slack is a matter for conjecture. Indeed, there […]

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