Tag Archives: employment

2019 New Year Resolutions

2018 was my Annus Horribilis! For Her Majesty, it was 1992. For Lance it was 2018. It was a year in which I failed completely to achieve ANY of my New Year Resolutions. Here’s a reminder of what they were. … Continue reading

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A Distressing Work Anniversary

Exactly one year ago, on the 13th December 2017, I was made redundant by the company for whom I had worked for almost ten years. Throughout that period, my loyalty was rock-solid and unquestionable. The company had been through some … Continue reading

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People in their 50-60s/older greatly underestimate and misunderstand their value to employers/the market/society

Every word of this article resonates with me. Being made redundant in my sixties made me feel awful. After ten years of loyal service to my previous company, I feel betrayed. My view is that loyalty is bidirectional. I know … Continue reading

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Fishing for Jobs

My job search reminds me of days when I went fishing on the banks of the River Tay at the North Inch in Perth. I used to go out before dawn and spend all day casting my flies out onto … Continue reading

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2018 New Year Resolutions

Once again, I failed on my resolutions for the past year! Here’s a little reminder. Well, I only kind of failed. I wrote the first draft of a new novel during NaNoWriMo 2017. It is called “Rocky Scrapes”. In brief, … Continue reading

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