New to How to Be Jobless? Start here:

Welcome to How to Be Jobless. Sorry about the mess. If you’ve never been here before, take a look at the About page, or watch the video for a general idea of what you’ve wandered into: This video started as … Continue reading

On completemusicupdate.com – HMRC targets music firms in unpaid internship crackdown

This incredibly helpful article from completemusicupdate.com outlines the startling increase in penalties for not paying interns. HMRC say, “we’re letting the music industry know that we’ve got them in our sights.” HM Revenue and Customs has announced that it is … Continue reading

How to Be Jobless on BBC World Service: What’s it like to be young and unemployed?

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On Thursday 2nd January 2014, the BBC World Service show “World Have Your Say” decided to give a platform to several unemployed young people around the world, and me. A study for the Princes Trust found many young people feel … Continue reading

My Week in Joblessness (10): Bloody other applicants, takin’ our jobs…

Published 9/8/2013 on GoThinkBig Sod this, I’m going to Greece. The rate of unemployment for under 25s is almost 65 per cent there. Wouldn’t it be spiffy to be in the majority for once? My new Greek friends and I could … Continue reading