Will mass redundancies become more common?
Love Island is awful, but I still watch it!
Over the last year, we’ve heard many times that the job market is heavily weighted in favour the jobseeker, given how many hard-to-fill vacancies remain open.
Often described as the lowest form of entertainment, Love Island is mind-numbing, but that’s the point.
Our country has gone to the dogs
Over the Christmas period, I refrained from talking about politics or current affairs, but I simply cannot ignore the state of our country anymore. It’s in complete turmoil.
To drink or not to drink
We’re well into January now, and just as I’m getting bored of eating well, there will no doubt be others across the country who are gagging for an alcoholic drink.
Homeworking: employees love it; employers, not so much
We’re all aware how much remote working became a thing during the pandemic—but that was at a time when UK Plc had no choice but to work from home where possible.
AI Audiobooks: Technology is decimating the arts, one industry at a time
Recently, Apple deployed a new selection of AI-narrated audiobooks. Perhaps in anticipation of a backlash and divided opinions, the launch was remarkably quiet.
A rundown of 2022 (Part Two)
Following on from my previous article, here are the standout moments of the latter half of 2022. Are they still fresh in your mind?
A rundown of 2022 (Part one)
Happy New Year! Now that 2022 has come to a close, let’s look back at some of the things that happened during the last year. How many do you remember?
A great World Cup, but it was still tarnished
So, Argentina became the champions. In the process, they created a fairy-tale ending to Lionel Messi’s World Cup career. It arguably cemented him as the greatest player of all time...
Is being a nepo-baby wrong?
There’s been a raging discussion on social media over the last couple of weeks, concerning nepotism across various industries—predominantly, the arts.
Set aside time to worry
According to Paul Young, co-owner of Spiffy, The Happiness Shop, we should build time into our busy schedules to worry.
LinkedIn’s 20 Big Ideas for 2023
If the past few years have proved anything, it’s that life is unpredictable. The world is a precarious place; you never know what’s around the corner.
If your boss installed beds in your office…
Of course it sounds crazy. But, when you think about it, the intention to keep workers close has been at the forefront of many bosses’ minds over the years.
Remember Wordle? Did you know that there’s a musical version?
I think I’ve found another game for us all to play…Heardle.
A Dark Age Like Never Before
The global population has reached 8 billion, a recession is looming in the UK, and war continues to rage across Europe.
The death of entertainment
I admit, I don’t watch a lot of TV. That said, I do tune in to a few mainstream shows. I loved the BBC’s newest psychology exercise, The Traitors—it felt like an original format/concept, and it kept my family gripped.