Millions of people will have to work until the age of 66 from as early as 2016 under Tory plans to raise the retirement age in a bid to cut Britain’s budget deficit.
The shadow chancellor, George Osborne, will announce tomorrow that he will raise the state pension age 10 years ... Continue Reading
Politics in the workplace is a fact of life. If you don’t like it, get over it, or quit. Organizations are made up of people and nobody is perfect. People see from their perceptions and often have conflicting goals and objectives. Because of these factors, it’s inevitable that politics will ... Continue Reading
Jonathan Lewis is a complex character. Advertising man turned successful ITV
executive, he switched tracks two years ago and joined the third sector
where he mixes the socially responsible with an incredibly complex form of
South American-style wrestling.
By Roland Gribben
Published: 4:35PM BST 23 Sep 2009
Jonathan ... Continue Reading
With Internet and technology on the rise, home offices are becoming more popular than ever. Telecommuting or operating a business from home can lead to an exciting makeover in your home.
Home offices permit the parent(s) to make a living while still with the family. If you have children no doubt ... Continue Reading
Putting in extra hours at work to recession-proof your job may damage your health, says Dan Roberts
Connected: thanks to BlackBerrys and email, self-employed Claire Sheehan finds it hard to escape work, even when she?s at home
It’s a tough time to be an employee. A year after the collapse of Lehman
Brothers, ... Continue Reading
You may find that what they think is a technical problem can be solved by a
little bit of common sense. But it is possible that you’ll discover that the
technology does not live up to their expectations and it is time to pull the
plug on ... Continue Reading
There are two main ways to find yourself a job in Europe:
You need to either be hired by some company that will sponser you to apply for the necessary visa and work permit at your local Consulate for the country the company is in. OR you can also find a ... Continue Reading
DETROIT — The announcement of a new plant employing just 100 workers might seem like a long shot to attract the chief executive of General Motors, two senators and a raft of state and local officeholders from across Michigan.
Fabrizio Costantini for The New York Times
The chairman of G.M., Fritz Henderson, ... Continue Reading
Working from an “Office in the Sky”
When I first got the idea that I’d like to be a flight attendant I was in high school during the time when the airline industry was exploding. It was viewed as a glamorous job and everyone wanted to be one!! Growing up in ... Continue Reading
WE did not notice Charles Darwin slip inside the doors of Simon & Schuster and take a seat in our reception area.
When I grew up in publishing in the 1970s, the process and the tools were relatively simple. Marketing worked like this: whatever book that Doubleday Bookstore chose to ... Continue Reading