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Tweet If this makes you grimace then maybe you should think again. I get increasingly bombarded from the 2 universities from which I gained degrees for attending events, giving money, meet ups, etc. Except that as portfolio workers most of us have to network in ways that we probably did not think necessary when we […]

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Tweet …very different from what it was. Katie in her last posting referred to the proposal to institute a 21 hour work week which would spread existing employment further and enable a better life blend for people. That is one possibility. There are many more and all relate to the notion that the Industrial Era […]

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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 In our book we discuss in some depth the importance for portfolio workers in having a clear understanding of what we call ‘motivated skills’ – those skills that when you exercise them make you come alive and ‘in the zone’. This knowledge then arms you to seek out jobs which will give you the […]

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Tweet A survey of 3,000 employees by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) found that concerns about job security and a lack of opportunities were forcing workers to stay put. But – 34% admitted they would switch jobs within the next year – in an ideal world. Claire McCartney, the CIPD’s talent and […]

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