Gordon: “I feel for you all”

Gordon commented on my column about the stupid things people say about employment, specifically the comments by Brendan O’Neill about internships – “interns don’t deserve pay“.

In contrast with Brendan O’Neill, Gordon tells us about “his day” without being mean-spirited, outdated or ill-informed.


Thanks Gordon! We’re keeping our chins up!

NB. Having trouble keeping your chin up? Read these…

Why you’re not as behind as you think you are

Hey, interviewers! Here are a few things YOU’RE doing wrong!

…and if you just feel like grousing… Five reasons to let jobseekers be negative

My Week in Joblessness (12): People really do say stupid things about unemployment

Published 23/8/2013 on GoThinkBig Jobseekers have spent the past week fielding insults from a meddle of crusty old bastards. My thumb was poised for a twant (tweet-rant) – but I waited. I haven’t shown such restraint since hearing “Does anyone want … 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