You’ve just been sacked…………why not set up your own record label?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not set up your own record label?

Here’s how to say ‘unemployment’ in some of the most random languages we can think of: Gortsazrkut’yun = Armenian Bēkāri = Bangla Nezaměstnanost = Czech Werkloosheid = Dutch Senlaboreco = Esperanto Bērōjagārī = Nepali Kubasa = Shona Arbetslöshet = Swedish Ho hloka mosebetsi = Sesotho Diweithdra = Welsh Ukungasebenzi = Zulu Now that we’ve got…

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You’ve just been sacked…………………why not create your own social media website?

You’ve just been sacked…………………why not create your own social media website?

“GET OUT OF BED YOU LAZY SO-AND-SO! IT’S TWO O’CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON!” Is this something that you hear often these days? Being unemployed is hard because finding ways to fill the time you have at your disposal can be difficult now that you don’t have a boss to annoy you every day. You’ll therefore…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not stage your own prison riot?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not stage your own prison riot?

A quick questionnaire if you will: Do you wake up before 8am on a Monday through to Friday? Is your favourite time of the month anywhere between the 26th to the 30th/31st? Do you own a suit that you have never worn to court? Do you know how to use a calculator? Do you have…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not terraform Mars?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not terraform Mars?

This unemployment lark isn’t much fun is it? For starters, it can be incredibly embarrassing seeing one of your neighbours in the job centre that you’ve been trying to shag for years and who previously thought you had a decent job. The only way you’ll be able to remedy this situation is if you’re able…

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You’ve just been sacked………why not climb to the top of Mount Everest?

You’ve just been sacked………why not climb to the top of Mount Everest?

What is it do you think that people enjoy most about going into work every day? Is it waiting for a delayed train on a cramped station platform in monsoon conditions before 8am? Is it the getting even more cramped inside a train carriage meant for 150 that is currently holding somewhere close to a…

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You’ve just been sacked………why not become a futurist?

You’ve just been sacked………why not become a futurist?

“Choose life, choose Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and hope that someone, somewhere cares. Choose looking up old flames, wishing you’d done it all differently and choose watching history repeat itself. Choose your future. Choose reality TV, slut shaming, revenge porn. Choose a zero hour contract, a two hour journey to work and choose the same for…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not become an animal psychologist?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not become an animal psychologist?

So, your bedtime is now usually the same time that most people wake up and the time you wake up is roughly the same time that most people go to bed. Unemployment has forced these new nocturnal habits upon you and despite not really being bothered about not having a job to get up for…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not become an ethical hacker?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not become an ethical hacker?

Some unemployment facts: In the three months to February 2017 there were 33.4 million people in the UK labour force and 1.56 million people were classed as unemployed, which maybe explains why The Jeremy Kyle Show has such a ready supply of people willing to air their dirty linen live on air most mornings of…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a flavourist?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a flavourist?

So – it would appear that getting involved in office politics isn’t one of your strong points. When you thought rounding up a few of your colleagues to talk about the new boss over a lunchtime at the pub was a good idea, it turned out your new boss had already put their company credit…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a pearl diver?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a pearl diver?

Getting up for work every morning is a source of pride for most people because it’s symbolic of one’s social status. To have a job to get up for means you are doing okay in life. It may not be the job you’d be doing if you had bothered to do your Chemistry homework when…

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