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Tweet The Future Of Work View more presentations from Jeff Brenman. Regular readers of this blog will know that we are getting more involved in the issue of the future of work.  This presentation from Jeff Brenman is an excellent contribution to the debate.  It is also, by the way, a very good slide presentation.

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Tweet We always encourage people to guest post on this site and I was intrigued with a posting by Nick Gendler a very well known career coach on his website. I asked him if he would like to contribute his thoughts on this topic on our website. The whole issue of the future of work […]

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Tweet This is the title of an entertaining and provocative TED talk by Jason Fried who believes that the the office isn’t a good place to work. He refers to the big problem as M&M’s – managers and meetings. He offers 3 provocative suggestions as to how we can be more productive and creative in […]

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Tweet Hot on our posting of yesterday comes a new report from the Institute of Employment Services. Self-employment, freelancing and multiple contract working are key characteristics of the careers of creative graduates five to seven years after graduation, according to a new report published today. Creative Career Stories provides a snapshot of the lives of […]

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Tweet As you know we do encourage guest posts and are delighted today to present one from Kate Willson, who writes on the topic of best online colleges.  She welcomes your comments at her email Id: katewillson2@gmail.com. “This type of career has begun gaining traction as a popular choice for new graduates. Thanks to the […]

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Tweet There are times when our good friend Hugh MacLeod just manages to sum up a 15 minute spiel. This is one of them. We discuss the importance of doing the work that you love which is usually the work that you do best. This cartoon says it so succinctly.

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Tweet Excellent piece from Holly Seddon with a provocative title but with a less provocative tag of: Why have one job when three could be better? It is always good to get more US  case studies and Holly has 3 good ones. Interestingly, she is also quoting the UK research that we posted on a […]

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Tweet Well not quite – as ours is not in it yet but I hope that will shortly be remedied! It is American so only details US books. My attention was brought to it by its compiler Katina Solomon. She presents  details of an inventory of books that she has listed around career decision making […]

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Tweet … according to the World Of Work Report 2010. This was despite 23 per cent of workers having up-skilled during the recession.  There are also mismatched perceptions of what factors employers think will retain talent and what actually motivates staff to continue working for them, the research found.  Employers ranked the main reasons driving […]

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Tweet Mike Pegg as always has some great thoughts on continuously creating and developing work that is satisfying. Stage one is your ‘seed corn’. You plant lots of seeds and explore many possibilities. Some seeds grow and people show interest. You also put extra effort into the projects you find stimulating. Stage two is ‘satisfying […]

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