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Tweet The CBI says the recession has become the catalyst for a “new era in business”. The study by the employers’ group identifies four key areas of UK business including more flexible workforces. “ A more flexible workforce should evolve with some firms that might mean a smaller core workforce and a larger, so-called flexiforce.”  The Shape […]


High hopes for freelance trainers

by Barrie Hopson on January 14, 2009 · 0 comments

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Tweet TrainerBase, the association for freelance trainers, is bucking the downturn gloom and predicting a positive time for independent practitioners within the learning and development sector. It says that less than a week into the New Year it has had enquiries to source over 30 freelance trainers. Editor of the site, Peter Mayes said: “Preliminary […]


Tweet No! Most portfolio workers will be a free agent as described by Daniel Pink, but not all free agents will be a portfolio worker. Having said that figures from the US are supporting our claim that portfolio careers are becoming more desirable for people of all ages but particularly Generation Y and the over […]