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Baby Boomers are Retiring Later on

March 2, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
Baby Boomers are Retiring Later on

A current study by the Federal Reserve showed that even more individuals 55+ years are now working longer. This is a reversal of the trend of a couple of decades earlier. It appears the Baby Boomers are not retiring as early as expected. There are a few factors: 1. They […]

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Crunching Numbers: Degrees That Pay Off

November 27, 2014 3:37 pm0 comments
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For those trying to decide the best degree program to enrol in, you may have already narrowed your choices to one that pays extremely well. The most in demand jobs will be STEM jobs: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics related fields. To add to being well paid, you’ll want to […]

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The Coalition Loan Sharks: Privatisation of Student Loans Now Certain

March 3, 2014 10:30 am0 comments
The Coalition Loan Sharks: Privatisation of Student Loans Now Certain

Recent government legislation has confirmed another coalition-enforced blow to higher education. Currently, any student who has purchased a loan post-1990 faces further monetary concerns and debts after they leave university. As we all know too well, an atypical UK or EU undergraduate who commenced their studies in 2012 will end […]

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Unemployment in the UK

February 6, 2014 4:23 pm0 comments
Unemployment in the UK

Despite unemployment in the UK being high, it has actually dropped by 25% in the last 20 years! With today’s ever changing economy, job security can be a real worry. Many people are nervous about what the future may hold for them, and their position. For those not working and […]

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Self Employed vs. Employed

January 31, 2014 10:00 am0 comments
Self Employed vs. Employed

Escaping the dreary daily routine of the nine to five may seem like the ideal lifestyle to many, but how does it really compare to working under someone else? There are certainly benefits and disadvantages to both of these work environments and situations; and I’m going to be exploring in […]

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Dealing with Problem Employees

January 28, 2014 5:00 pm0 comments
Dealing with Problem Employees

Finding the perfect employee can be difficult. There’s always a risk that they won’t be the right fit, but it’s a risk that all business owners must take. But what if you do hire a problem employee? How can you tell if your employee is stealing from the company, or […]

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Which Job Site Should You Use?

October 30, 2013 4:00 pm0 comments
Which Job Site Should You Use?

For years I have been using Gumtree because it is large and has almost every category you can think of. However, I rarely get a really good applicant or job provider through it and so I started to think that perhaps I should search for something more personal which could […]

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How to Expand Your Small Business

September 24, 2013 3:20 pm1 comment
How to Expand Your Small Business

Being small has its own advantages. Especially when economic times are tough – small business are more malleable and likely to adapt, if they’re smart about it. But perhaps you’ve reached a crossroads now and you want to expand. It’s often hard to get noticed, when you’re a small player. […]

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