Covid-19 – The Working at Home Plan

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Needless to say, we are in the middle of unprecedented circumstances due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Infections are on the rise and you may be one of many who can or are being asked to work at home. Not stuck squeezed yoga-like into train/underground carriage, may be a good thing at the moment. Commuting and […]

Mind Over Matter – Mindfulness for day-to-day life

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Mindfulness is the big thing these days. Google is awash with solutions to day to day this and that. Mindfulness can transform your life, make you more handsome, slimmer, unblock a drain and grow hair on a balding pate. Of course, I’ve made those claims up (no, really), though I wouldn’t be surprised if there […]

The Flexible Working Survival Kit

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Okay, let’s say you may be floating somewhere on cloud nine by securing perhaps a new flexible working job, as a freelancer or starting your own business. All this allows you to work flexibly from or at home. If this is the case many congratulations. Working flexibly from or at home is one of those […]

CV or not a CV that is the question?

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I can vividly remember a very peculiar lecture whilst studying for an MSc in Occupational Psychology. A recruiter arrived to discuss the recruitment process and the curriculum vitae (CV)/résumé sifting process. All interesting stuff. There we were sitting politely awaiting an evidenced based system for CV & candidate sifting. However, we were a little stunned to hear […]

Freelancers Guide to Staying Motivated

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Now I have to declare my hand here. This post is a bit of a catharsis for me. Being self-employed there are times when its a bit like being a resting actor. The Peter Sellers character of the actor  Warrington Minge, who was forever lurching between feast and famine.  Taking his play Fulfilling less Last […]