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Work

Tweet StartUp Britain is a new campaign which hopes to inspire people across Britain to start and grow a business. ( A note from Oli Barratt) A group of 8 (me, Rajeeb Dey, Richard O’Connor, Emma Jones, Michael Hayman, Jamie Murray Wells, Lara Morgan and Duncan Cheatle sat down to think about what would be […]

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Tweet Seeing this headline this morning it made me wonder if one of the main motivations behind becoming a portfolio worker is that you can dodge this issue to a large degree. You may still have to work or contract with people who do not exactly get your pulse going but the joy is that […]

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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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