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  • Photo: Carl Court / Getty. As consumers, we've never had it so good. These days, you don’t have to lift a finger beyond your nearest smartphone app to have a personal shopper bring your groceries...
    9th January 2017
  • Working in your spare time is one way to gain experience in another line of work. Photo: Oscar Wong / Getty.  Is 2017 set to be the year you decide, once and for all, to follow your career dreams?...
    5th January 2017
  • Photo: 'Photographer is my life' / Getty.  Joining a union in 2017 is one resolution you can make right now that's easy to keep and will serve you long after your other best intentions to dry out,...
    1st January 2017
  • Even if you’re not anticipating striking out on a new career path right now, the end of December nevertheless marks a natural lull in the yearly cycle in which to take stock of where you’re at and...
    19th December 2016
  • The boys from IT were running very, very late for work after the Christmas office party to end all parties. Photo: Kena Betancur. For many of us in work (though by no means all), the last week before...
    12th December 2016
  • Full- time agency workers earn, on average, £430 a year less and enjoy fewer employment rights than employees in the same role. They’re also more vulnerable to exploitation, according to Secret...
    12th December 2016
  • You would have thought that a multi-billion dollar commercial operation like Amazon could afford to pay and treat its workers fairly, wouldn't you? After all, this is the online mega-retailer whose...
    8th December 2016
  • Always dreamed of being a surf instructor? It’s never too late. Not everyone knows from the get-go what they want to be or do when they grow up. And it’s not until considerably later in life that...
    5th December 2016
  • Photo: IR_Stone / Getty. While many of us are beginning to look forward to winding down for Christmas, retailers, restaurants and delivery companies are busy winding up to meet the extra demand of...
    1st December 2016
  • Low pay – or even no pay – is a huge issue” Nicola, 28, is an actress by profession, but also works as an events manager, an office temp… it all helps to pay the bills. Casual and insecure ‘...
    28th November 2016

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