Making the Most of Being Out of Work

There are many situations that cause us to be out of full-time work or work that offers a consistent pay of some kind. Sometimes it is out of choice in the hope of finding something better, and sometimes you have no choice at all, which applies to many people at the moment, in the light…View Post

Escaping the Drudgery of the 9-to-5

The traditional 9-to-5 model has been around for decades and is a way of structuring the workweek that seems expected and inescapable. For many of us, the 9-to-5 feels like a trap. And that’s not to mention the negative impacts that this way of working can have on our health, relationships, and social lives. Of…View Post

How to Manage the Stress of Being Self-Employed

Starting a business and becoming your own boss is an appealing concept for many people. Saying goodbye to the authority and direction of somebody else is a great feeling, and can offer a strong sense of freedom. Being self-employed and answering only to yourself is certainly an attractive idea, but what happens when you quit…View Post

Employee Encagement: A New Way of Looking at Work

Employee engagement refers to the degree to which employees care about their work and the company they work for. If employees are engaged, we would say that they are passionate, motivated, and focused when carrying out tasks; whereas disengaged employees will be disinterested about their projects and the organisation they are a part of. There…View Post