Category Archives: Starting a business

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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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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AND HERE’S ONE FOR ALL OUR LISTENERS

Posted On 16th April 2011

Nine weeks is far too early for back-slapping and champagne corks.  However, I’ve been bursting to issue some kind of public thanks to those of you who have been passing clients in our direction. Referrals are coming now from interim and permanent recruiters as they advise people who just can’t write for toffee nuts and […]

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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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