Writing for a living sounds easy, doesn’t it? Just sit back on your comfy sofa, open up the laptop, bash out some words and then you’re done. Except it’s not quite that easy, in fact, it’s a lot more complicated than that. For starters, there are many different types of writers and each area requires […]
What to do if you’ve lost your job
Unfortunately, not many jobs are safe and many of us will experience losing our job for one reason or another. I was made redundant five years ago for the first time in my life so I can understand how scary it can be. But fear not, it may seem like the end of the world […]
What is a side hustle?
A side hustle is something you do to make income alongside your main income stream. It might be something that brings in a few extra pennies to something that makes you more money than your main source of income. Why do people have side hustles? There are many different reasons for having a side hustle […]
What does freelance mean?
A freelancer is a self-employed person who is free to work with whichever clients they choose. It’s very different to working as an employee for a company. When you freelance, you set your own rates for the services you provide. You don’t get a salary as an employee would, you earn your money from the […]
Hate your job? You’re not alone.
According to a poll by Gallup (2017) of the World’s 1 billion full-time employees, only 15% of them are engaged at work. That’s a staggering 85% of workers who aren’t engaged at work. By engaged, we can assume it to mean enthusiasm about their work, the company, and the company culture. To wake up every […]