1969: The year the dream died

An extraordinary decade was drawing to a close, but the final year of the Sixties had several stings in its tale. 1969 was the hangover after the Sixties party, a time to reflect on where the decade had taken us, but also to retrench and acknowledge that many of the...

Start me up! How to launch an online business

There comes a time in everyone’s work-life when we long for a complete career switch. Working for oneself can mitigate the stresses and strains of corporate life, and whether it be scenery, pace, mindset, or the whole shebang, a change is certainly better than a...

Should job-hogging over-50s all resign?

Too few jobs. Rising unemployment, especially for young people. Here’s a radical solution, says commentator on office and workplace life, Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times (born 1959). Wasting time on the internet recently, I came upon a nasty statistic. In...

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