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Links tagged with “work”

  1. » Quitting, and the age question

    “It’s not harder for an older writer to start. It’s just easier to quit.” Replace “writer” with pretty much any profession. Harsh truths.

  2. How to hire the best people you’ve ever worked with

    Interesting read, for if I’m ever in such a situation. From this you certainly shouldn’t hire me as a programmer. (via Daring Fireball)

  3. New National Office for Arts Council England

    Interesting site about the history of offices. (via City Of Sound)

  4. A List Apart: Articles: The Four-Day Week Challenge

    Excellent article on restricting the hours you work. “And then it hit me: there will always be more to do.” Realising this is a big step.

  5. How to Do What You Love

    Lovely essay. Worth a pile of ‘What Color is Your Parachute?’s. Although I don’t follow his line about “unpleasant jobs” - no doubt plenty of people have to do whatever job they can get. Other than that: read it.

  6. Full-time freelancing: 10 things learned in 180 days ~ Authentic Boredom

    A useful list of things to bear in mind if you’re thinking of, or already, freelancing. (via Tom Coates)

  7. Pricing (27 October 2005, Interconnected)

    Webb again on how to charge for freelance and consulting work. Brilliant, without having to mention embarrassing figures.

  8. Anil Dash: Pay By The Hour

    How to tell if you’re not charging enough for your freelance work. I’m bad at this.

  9. A Coder in Courierland ||

    Report from a programmer who quit to become a bicycle courier.

  10. My business influences (

    Jason on companies with appealing business ethics.

  11. Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Work is a four letter word for those in their 30s … but a joy for the relaxed over 60s

    “When I went away [travelling] so many people [still working] said ‘you’re lucky’ but it’s not a matter of luck, it’s just having the nerve.”

  12. So you want to be a consultant…?

    Loads of really solid, useful advice for contractors/consultants.

  13. Rodcorp: How we work: Ricardo Semler and Semco, entrepreneur

    Intriguing snippets about Semco’s determine-your-own-salary, all-meetings-voluntary style practices.

  14. Rodcorp: How we work

    Fascinating collection of snippets about different people’s work habits.

  15. Joel on Software - The Guerrilla Guide to Interviewing

    About interviewing programmers, but useful otherwise too perhaps.

  16. Tricks of the Trade

    New weblog. Brilliant!

  17. The Morning News - Tricks of the Trade

    Different professions. Landscape architect:

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