Since launching this package, we’ve added four additional article presenting further intriguing possibilities. ‘The silver lining’ looks at the growing importance of the older worker. ‘Towards virtual employee networks’ examines the potential benefits of home working. ‘Rise of the portfolio worker’ predicts a new type of employee who would combine the loyalty of a full-timer with the flexibility of a freelance. And for a completely different perspective, we asked a recent work experience student to tell us what he thought to all of the above.