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Will outplacement still be here in 5 years’ time?

While at an event recently I overheard someone asking whether ‘will outplacement still be here in  5 years’. As the MD of an outplacement provider I very much hope it will be. But it did make me think, what do we, as an industry have to do to ensure that there is still a need Read more about Will outplacement still be here in 5 years’ time?[…]

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The jobs that just disappeared – Will yours be next?

When I was a child in the late 60’s there weren’t that many cars parked on our street. Few people had one. We lived at No.13 and we were the first house with a car. The next was way up at No.29. What there were though were no less than three TV repair vans sporting Read more about The jobs that just disappeared – Will yours be next?[…]

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Are offices a thing of the past?

I read an article today  discussing Automattic, a multi-million dollar start up in the US and the brains behind the website publishing tool, WordPress, and how it’s shutting its office. Not because it’s gone bankrupt but because on any given day there are more games machines than there are people in the office. Employees are Read more about Are offices a thing of the past?[…]