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Should Workers Still Be Paid For Time at the Office or What They Actually Deliver?

Mark Hillary | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hillary

I haven't worked in a single corporate job where I was paid overtime. The last time I could actually claim overtime regularly for hours worked beyond those normally scheduled was when I was stacking apples on the produce counter in Safeway - happy days.

How to Nail a Job in Technology

Stephen Devlin | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Stephen Devlin

When people think about publishing, they tend to think about content, and assume that the technology challenges in publishing are about transferring the printed page to screen. For many consumer publishing businesses such as newspapers, magazines and trade books this is mostly true, but in science and education publishing the challenges are much greater as we are increasingly in the software business.

10 Reasons These Are The Happiest Professions Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Although it might be tempting to assume that a new career will make you happy, there's more to feeling satisfied at work than your job title. Resea...

Team Principal a 'Thing of the Past'

Todd McCandless | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

When McLaren announced the signing of Eric Boullier as the new Racing Director, some astute Formula 1 fans asked, "what the heck is a Racing Director? Is that a new Ron Dennis phrase for team principal?"

Robots Versus Humans: The Race for Employment

Chris Jones | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Chris Jones

Research from Oxford University shows that almost half of today's jobs will be automated by the year 2034. This has dramatic implications for our workforce. And the impact is already being felt.

Seven Reasons Why Getting a Job Is a Terrible Idea

Jamie Flexman | Posted 08.12.2013 | UK
Jamie Flexman

We get told from a very early age that we are supposed to go to college, then to university, rack up a huge debt so that we can get a safe career and retire at 65 to grow old and wear brown trousers. No. That's just stupid.

Third Metric - Be the Change

Chantelle Smith | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chantelle Smith

I'm an ordinary, hard-working woman and have climbed the corporate ladder vigorously. At 25 I was already earning a 6 figure salary & won every award along the way. At 26 I was managing employees 20 years my senior and hosted a business radio show on the side. My whole life up to this stage has just been: Go, go, go! But something lacked.

Life's Not Fair... What Are You Going to Do About It?

Vivi Friedgut | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Vivi Friedgut

It has become regular media fodder to bemoan the current employment market for young people. We rattle off the statistics with such frequency that we forget that behind each number is a fresh and eager young person seeing their future and their potential, drift further out of their grasp.

How to Get a Job in a Creative Industry Without Leaving the House

Emily Buchanan | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Emily Buchanan

When you graduate, you open a door. That door leads into a grey room and when you are inside that grey room, there is no turning back. This isn't adulthood, this is that limbolic period in between. You cannot see the walls past the hazy weariness inside your brain and you cannot make out the exit.

Why I Rejected a Grad Scheme

Melissa Steel | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Melissa Steel

One of the scariest things about graduating from university is the lack of structure and financial security awaiting the ex-student. So why on earth did I say "thanks, but no thanks" to the final round of a graduate scheme?

The Secret To Happiness?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists in America have claimed the secret to happy relationships, a good education and a well-paid job is to wait until your 20s before you have s...

Way to Make Money in a Bad Economy #342: Become a Cam Girl

Chris Purnell | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Purnell

If one were to take a break from searching through job adverts on line, and instead searched for, 'pornography,' on Google, one would be inundated with websites devoted to sex in all its forms.

Workers Turn To Coffee And Chocolate To Stop 'Chronic Boredom' Of Work

PA | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK

One in four office workers complain of "chronic boredom", turning to coffee and chocolate to lighten up their day. People are also more likely to h...