Media profesionals, is your income model of this time?

It has long been known that professionals who work in the media, especially when they are self-employed, are not ranking between the highest paid. However, it was shocking to see that research showed that as many as 40% of media professionals in The Netherlands can not live independently from income …

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Aged and Unemployed – what are your options?

Aged and unemployed man sitting outside the Job Centre

In this economy, worldwide seeming to be in recession, an international phenomenon appears – the aged and unemployed people are literally written off. Over 55 years and jobless are the ultimate write-off these days. Really? In the US, According to a Government Accountability Office study, the number of long-term unemployed people …

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Bakeries and sweet shops winners of High Street

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Interesting enough, this infographic is showing which parts of the economy are doing better than others in the UK. Did you ever think that there are some categories of shops are making a mega-jump ‘upstairs’ like bakeries and sweet shops? Interesting. Alse the fact that it seems that shops in …

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One Third Heavy Men Can’t See Below-tummy

A third of UK heavy men are so big they are unable to see their genitals due to a protruding midriff, so medics are encouraging men to make one potentially lifesaving resolution and weigh up their health risks, according to Science20. Theresearch says that 33% of heavy men in Britain …

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The challenge of a charity fundraising – solved

You must know them – charities doing very well on a wide range of good causes. It can be an involvement in health or particular diseases, research, useful work that needs to be done but it’s not available commercially, sport, nature, development, history, developing countries, poverty, culture… name it. Hard …

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Is your company listed?

Many people are happy to work for a listed company. It’s safe, big and reliable. At least: that’s what they used to be. What happens with listed companies nowadays? Business units get sold. Reorganisations take place. People getting discouraged to stay in the company until retirement. Management changes, vision changes, …

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Demonstrate or do something about it?

An interesting discussion in the Dutch unions. Due to the economic situation and the discussion in the government, they actually are not agreeing themselves whether they should go to the Malieveld in The Hague and demonstrate (FNV Bondgenoten) or if they should talk and try to influence the government in …

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