All posts from February 2015

Hotelier. Launderette Attendant. Taxi Driver. Short Order Chef. Bank Manager. Tour Operator. Provider of boundless love… and Careers advisor.

In addition to all their other roles parents have a responsibility as respected information providers. Perhaps more than ever before, It seems they are major influencers of the educational and career options considered by their children as they approach adulthood. But do they really know what they are talking about? Two recent studies show that […]


Why do we do what we do?

The Rare Skills Set have developed a research project to determine the importance of factors that we believe have a considerable influence on people when making decisions about work and lifestyle. The project concentrates on eight specific topics: Identity, Purpose, Values, Motivations, Ambitions, Priorities, Influencers and Fears. If our thinking is right, what we discover […]