- RT @SiobhanHRSheri: theguardian.com/society/2014/m… - 'Relentless exposure' may be the biggest challenge a young generation have ever faced. 12 minutes ago
- RT @Cheese_Peter: Well done @CIPD_CLB & @CIPD teams for a great event #cipdqt - fab panel & focus on the big issues re future of work, yout… 13 minutes ago
- @MarkSWeiner No problem. Enjoyjng the book. I'll review it on my blog. 15 minutes ago
- @Avitusparta What...? 8 hours ago
- @SiobhanHRSheri @Pontecarloblue Thank you. Thought I followed you a while back but.... 8 hours ago
- @Avitusparta BULL. SHIT! 8 hours ago
- @Pontecarloblue @SiobhanHRSheri Seconded! 8 hours ago
- @stianwestlake @Gilesyb Noble mounted archers? Nah. 8 hours ago
- @CultureEffect @AndySpence @Pontecarloblue @dougshaw1 We'll just have to meet in a pub instead. 8 hours ago
- @CultureEffect @AndySpence @Pontecarloblue @dougshaw1 Gotta laugh haven't you? 8 hours ago
- RT @BriscoeJackie: Insightful and thought provoking question time thanks @CIPD_CLB @Cheese_Peter #cipdqt http://t.co/iwVdISjFSf 8 hours ago
- RT @TheAtlantic: Angry young men are making the world less stable theatln.tc/1ixJOlF 8 hours ago
- What happens when the pensions run out?
- Work in 2030: Even more precarious than it is now
- The 4G workplace
- America: Not a small business country
- Will the shift to self employment change our politics?
- Why the middle-classes are not as posh as they used to be
- What should they know of English who only English know?
- The migration to self-employment may outlast the recession
- Floods: If you’re far enough from a river, you’re safe, right?
- Self-employment since the crash: Numbers up, earnings down
- Tax rises ahead
- Hierarchy redux
Monthly Archives: May 2007
Here is the Milton Friedman Choir telling us that companies have no social duty. So much for corporate social responsibility, eh?
I’m never sure how much of The Apprentice is contrived. It’s probably not scripted but I doubt whether it is as spontaneous as it seems when the programme is shown. When the candidates arrive for the final dressing down from Alan Sugar, not knowing who … Continue reading
If you’ve got a Smartphone or pocket PC, here’s a piece of advice. Don’t play Bubble Breaker. It’s addictive. The firm that makes it has a warning on its website telling you not to play it if you have deadlines to meet. When … Continue reading
Recruitment firms sometimes massage the truth a bit when they write job ads. This one for a Commercial Temps Consultant says of the hiring company: ……they provide a supportive, encouraging environment, no office politics and a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Bullsheeeeit! There are always … Continue reading
Here’s a film that looks like a must for anyone interested in the twists and turns of corporate life. The Boss of It All is about the owner of an IT company who pretends that he is not really the boss … Continue reading
Yesterday evening, I went to a talk given by an employment lawyer. He can be no more certain of the future than any of us but he was prepared to speculate on the sort of cases which might come up over the next couple of … Continue reading
Another Personnel Today survey, this time about how acceptable it is to make fun of how people look. Ginger-haired people have it worst. 81% thought it was OK to take the piss out of redheads. Blonde hair, regional accents and baldness … Continue reading
The unnamed writer in this week’s Personnel Today rant column complains that Human Resource managers are not a very diverse bunch. He (or she) says: The majority of HR professionals are white, middle class, middle-aged, Daily Mail-reading women. Anyone who … Continue reading
Chris Dillow at Stumbling and Mumbling thinks that, instead of reinforcing and perpetuating hierarchy through selective education, we should concentrate on breaking hierarchies down. Part of his argument (I think) is that hierarchies are unmanageable and in any case, even the … Continue reading