September 19, 2017 by Kevin Faber

As you head to college for the first time - or perhaps for your final year - you may be wondering how you can earn some extra cash to fund your books (or beers). Sure there's bar and restaurant work available, but how about putting what you're learning to good use and teach other students what you know? … Read More »


August 7, 2008 by Katy Whitton

The BBC has reported that “Older People are happier at work“: Older workers are the happiest employees, research commissioned by Vodafone suggests. Seven out of 10 workers aged over 50 said they felt fulfilled compared with half of 25 to 31-year-olds…. The research, based on a survey of 3,800 people, suggested that people in their […] … Read More »


July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I was pointed in the direction of an article recently (and apologies as I can’t remember the source) called “Think You Might Be Addicted to Email? You’re Not Alone” which states that 83% of users check email whilst on holiday. The article says: AOL, in partnership with Opinion Research Corporation, conducted online surveys with 4,025 […] … Read More »

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July 7, 2007 by Katy Whitton

There’s been a lot of talk online over the past few weeks about how social networking websites such as MySpace and FaceBook can affect people in the real world. In a recent article in the New York Times the founder of and Educational Consulting firm was shocked when she checked a student’s Facebook profile: Ms. […] … Read More »


July 6, 2007 by Katy Whitton

A Couple articles in my RSS feeds caught my attention last week (yes, I’m lagging behind a bit): The Register: Britons are workaholics, survey says (via Out-Law): According to a study published today by the International Labour Organisation, more of the UK’s workforce put in “excessive hours” than in any other developed country. The ILO […] … Read More »

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July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

The “Job Blog” Jobacle has posted an interesting meme I thought I’d take part in. The general gist is: Some bloggers talk about their “real” jobs – others don’t.  I encourage everyone who has a blog or a Web site to post the questions below and insert their own answers.  Our careers all have ups […] … Read More »

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July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Updated: See bottom of this post From the BBC: Nearly a quarter of UK office workers are unhappy with their jobs, a survey for recruitment consultants Badenoch & Clark suggests….. Read the full article “UK office staff ‘unhappy at work'” here. What is it about us Brits at the moment? This is the second article […] … Read More »


July 1, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I’ve been working on sending out tons of quotes over the past couple of days which has been a bit dull (although kind of nice to see the money I could be generating if they all go through!) so my mind’s been having a bit of a wander. We have a job clocking in/out system […] … Read More »

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June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

The social medium of the internet, and blogging specifically, always makes me smile. You get to have conversations with people whom you necessarily  wouldn’t interact with in the “real” world. One person I have met in the “Real World” is Wayne Turmel (although now I know his name isn’t really Wayne ;)) from “The Cranky […] … Read More »

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