Self Employed

Careers that let you see the world

If you have wanderlust, then blending your passion for travel with your job can be the perfect way to see more the world. There are jobs where the travel aspect is obvious, such as a Flight Attendant or Pilot, but those airline seats are not just filled with holidaymakers – there are a multitude of

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dont like your job

What to do when you dont like your job

‘If you hate your job so much, why not just quit?’ If I had a penny for the number of times people said this to me I’d be rich and wouldn’t need to work – Ha! Sadly, I didn’t, but ten years ago, when my job had turned me into a grumpy-puss and I was

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Parents are spending less time with their children

Striking a work life balance with your own business

Starting or maintaining your own successful company involves a great deal of sacrifice – as any entrepreneur will tell you. Businesses have to be worked at, often at the expense of your social life, your family and sometimes even your sanity. But does it really matter how successful your business is if you’re spending 24

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How to set up a great home office

Working from home offers fantastic flexibility and has many positive benefits, not the least of which is avoiding the commute. Yet it can be all too easy to indulge in the freedom that being Home Alone brings, so it’s important to get your office space, and your time in it, right if you are going

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Crowdsourcing

The word crowdsourcing was coined in 2006 and relates to the practice of getting work or funds  from a large group of people by advertising online. Over the last decade, organisations and individuals have gone about obtaining services, ideas, monies or content by asking for contributions from large groups of people through specialised websites. Everyone

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Making a career change later on in life

As we approach middle age we often start thinking about how life has turned out compared to what our dreams and ambitions were when we were younger. Making a career change later on in life is a brave decision to make but also very liberating. Sometimes life’s twists and turns mean things turn out even

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