I’m sure everyone has heard someone refer to a previous period in time as: “the golden age of something”.
These were the times people looked back on with rose tinted glasses as the “good old days”, a period where anything was possible, a period when cautious writers would swear it was all too good to be true. Continue reading We’re in a golden age
Look, not all of us have the luxury of a time-travelling Delorean, or indeed Christopher Lloyd’s hairdo. The future therefore remains uncharted territory. But as a wise man once said, “confidence is preparation, everything else is beyond your control” – so take a peek at the questions below to see whether you’re good and ready, and if you aren’t, what to do about it.
Continue reading The Future Test: Are You Ready?
A successful internship does two things. It creates a valuable learning atmosphere for the intern, and harnesses fresh talent, ideas and skills for the business at large. But the symbiosis doesn’t happen by magic – it takes blood, sweat and tears (of joy).
Continue reading How To Hire An Intern: Internship Structure
Bazinga! You’ve signed on the dotted line. It is literally written into a contract that an exchange of money for time will occur, and the first week at your new job is looming large. Here are 7 things to do that will make your manager want to sleep with said contract under his or her pillow.
Continue reading First Week At Your New Job: 7 Things You Can’t Afford Not To Do
Ever wondered what it’s like working in the food and drink industry? We spoke to Popchips, purveyors of scrumptious potato products, to get the low-down.
Continue reading Industry Insider: Popchips
Look, we’re the first to admit that [insert twee adjective here] quotes are mostly godawful – but like eating eating Nutella with your fingers straight from the jar, these things have their time and place.
Continue reading 109 Inspiring Quotes That Will Change Your Life
Look, no matter how hard we close our eyes, shove our fingers in our ears and screech LA-LA-LA-LA till the neighbours start throwing things, there’s no escaping the fact that the dreaded V-Day is upon us once more.
Continue reading 9 Ways To Survive The Naffest Day Of The Year
Hot off the press! George Osborne has just announced the Employment Allowance – meaning savings of up to £2k per year for charities and SMEs that have employees on their payroll.
Continue reading Employment Allowance – £2k’s Worth Of Good News For SMEs
Founding one’s own business. That’s a totally insurmountable thing that most people talk about but never do – like climbing Kilimanjaro, learning how to crochet, or tidying the box room. Right?
Continue reading Think You Can’t Be An Entrepreneur? You’re Probably Wrong. Here’s Why.