3 reasons to freelance while you job seek

Nov 21, 12 3 reasons to freelance while you job seek

Posted by in Blog, Business & enterprise

Today is National Freelancers Day. While this may mean nothing to the vast majority of the population, for 14% of workers in the UK this day is actually almost equivalent to Christmas. Okay, possible slight exaggeration aside, National Freelancers Day is now in its 4th year and gathering momentum each year. There are now an...

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The “gradpreneurs” are coming…

  Okay, I must confess my naivety to begin with. A few weeks ago I was twittering away in a conversation about predicting job trends for 2012 (following my Guardian Careers podcast recording). I said, we’re going to see more young people starting businesses, not just young people, but graduates – in fact, 2012 will be the...

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So it MAY be still worth going to university after all! (The follow-up blog)

Dec 12, 11 So it MAY be still worth going to university after all! (The follow-up blog)

Posted by in Blog, Employment, Enterprise, University

In my last blog post I wrote about how it’s probably not worth going to university any more in this day and age for three main reasons: The extortionate fees – that says it all really; The way we learn has changed – YouTube and Google may well be the university lecturers of the future; Some of the top...

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Why it’s probably not worth going to university any more

Dec 05, 11 Why it’s probably not worth going to university any more

Posted by in Blog, Mildred's thoughts, University

I’ve been thinking recently, if I was a fresh-faced 18-year-old just out of college with my whole life ahead of me and pondering what to do next, would I go to university? The answer is probably not! Before I explain, I must insert a disclaimer here that this does not mean that I don’t recommend anyone else to, neither does...

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Employment and enterprise – two sides of the same coin

Yesterday was my first visit to the surprisingly beautiful city of Southampton (I say “surprisingly” because as somewhat of a typical Londoner, I tend to think the grass is greener right where I am!). I was visiting Southampton Solent University (SSU), also for the first time, as a guest speaker for their “Spotlight on Jobs...

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