- Sorry, chaps, we've reached 100,000 migrants this year. You'll have to go back to Poland and try again next year. http://t.co/XcyQ0OIlZQ 2 hours ago
- RT @guardian: Cameron is focusing so hard on EU migrants he is missing the bigger picture | Mary Dejevsky gu.com/p/42fyk/tw @commentis… 3 hours ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: @D_Blanchflower No one really knows what slack it might signify - but here for interest are EU14 and non-EU too http://t… 3 hours ago
- RT @D_Blanchflower: @torytreasury just checking if there are any plans to close the Irish border & put up a fence if the UK imposes restric… 3 hours ago
- RT @MervynDinnen: Why HR data was never ‘Big’ – and never will be veranperformance.com/why-hr-data-wa… @VeranPerformanc http://t.co/8tBgszga1b 3 hours ago
- RT @MervynDinnen: How did this visualisation transform performance in a 10,000 people business? veranperformance.com/how-did-this-v… @VeranPerformanc htt… 3 hours ago
- @David_Goddin @Projectlibero From the archive: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2007/07/06/you… 4 hours ago
- @David_Goddin @Projectlibero Coaching will eat itself... 4 hours ago
- @gmggranger Missed that. I reckon all the low-hanging fruit has gone. flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2013/11/14/pub… 5 hours ago
- @gmggranger Yes. What did you have in mind? 5 hours ago
- It's clever telly night. #UniversityChallenge #OnlyConnect 5 hours ago
- RT @Jon_Danzig: Double standard? Most #Britons want #EUFreeMovement for them but not for other #Europeans goo.gl/XLde65 http://t.c… 5 hours ago
- Public finances: From La La Land to Dipsy Land
- The taxless recovery
- A high-skill, low-wage recovery
- The 2015 Dilemma (Revised Edition)
- Pirate Day joke
- Nine thoughts on the referendum result
- Breaking up the UK – everyone’s a loser
- The brutal maths of public spending
- Who saw the crash coming?
- Are we really about to split up our country?
- The Old Rectory Syndrome
- Can UKIP scale up?
Monthly Archives: September 2007
It’s that time of year again. New graduate trainees are turning up, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, at companies all over the UK. The Corporate Whore has volunteered to help out with their induction programme at his firm. Silly boy! That’s the sort of … Continue reading
How often do good ideas get blocked in organisations? Sometimes, the objection is the familiar “It’ll never work here” argument. You can usually deal with that by finding somewhere similar where it has worked. Altogether more insidious are the “Yes, but not yet” ploys … Continue reading
I’ll let you into a secret. A couple of years ago, I started a blog about the world of work, including stuff about managing people, behaviour in the workplace and some more general business articles. Not unlike this blog, in … Continue reading
This post from Guru reminded me to have a rant about the row over using Facebook and MySpace at work. As he says, there is nothing new about this. Ever since Solitaire and Minesweeper appeared, people have been pretending to work … Continue reading
What if business meetings were like internet comment threads? Rude and irrelevant comments, juvenile point-scoring, pretentious self-importance and transparent attempts to shift the topic. I’m sure nothing like that would ever happen in a real business meeting. Would it?
This reminded me of a couple of people I used to work with. Hat Tip: Corporate Whores (US Version)