How many times have I heard this in the last four months? At least 100!
I can bet my next pay cheque (whenever that is coming) that there comes a time in life where everybody toys with the idea of working for oneself instead of for someone else.
When times are rough, you need a hug. A little feel-good lovin', a little TLC - or TARP, whichever the case may be.
Over the years I have worked with some really great people, and I have always tried to stay in contact with them. Originally it was out of friendship, to see how they're doing. But lately I've been using these ex-colleagues as leads to jobs.
The alarm. The hangover. The cottonbud shortage. Indeed, for all the cruel varieties of reasons, mornings are dire for most of us. And there is one common denominator in the city’s hatred towards sunrise: the rush hour Tube journey.
Who actually decides if you are going to get the boot? Is it (1) your boss, (2) your boss's boss, or (3) your fellow employees?
Apparently, as I read recently in the press, this is the summer of smartphones.
Do we ever really know when we are about to be laid off?
One fine, sunny day in July, and I was somewhat reluctant to disappear into the Savoy Buildings (admittedly elegant) conference centre, as a conference for geeks is not an exiting prospect. But as they promise to 'Reboot Britain', I had to be there.
We’ve spent the past week anticipating the US and UK governments’ plans for financial regulatory reform. Some City players stand to gain from the changes, some will lose, but amid all the blaming and reforming, another blurry culprit - the rating agency - hasn’t been forgotten, and politicians are seeking to reduce investors’ reliance on them.
One of the most important fundraising evenings in London takes place at the Intercontinental Park Lane this Friday, and tickets are still available.
Astronomers who thought they had detected echoes of the big bang may have only seen the effects of space dust
Do boys and girls have innate toy preferences, or are we typecasting them into gendered ghettos of dolls and pink versus guns and football? The debates rage on...