- @smartco Wow! They are probably escapees from a nearby hive then. They usually have bigger nests than wild bees so should be easy to spot. 36 minutes ago
- RT @bengoldacre: Epic collision of @mollycrockett and Baroness Professor Greenfield talks RT @kennethpayne01: http://t.co/hBSi52WpGW http:… 40 minutes ago
- @smartco With my limited knowledge of the creatures, I'd say they hibernate in your chimney. What sort are they? 41 minutes ago
- @DuncanStott @bengoldacre @prateekbuch Ah, ok, so we are talking about a period of several decades here, not recent upsurge. 43 minutes ago
- @smartco When it gets warmer they should go outside looking for food... 48 minutes ago
- @bengoldacre @prateekbuch @DuncanStott Are they creating jobs? 51 minutes ago
- @smartco They (or at least the queens) have probably been there all winter. 53 minutes ago
- RT @rickmuir1: as violent crime falls again - see this 2010 piece by Ian Blair on the long term drivers prospectmagazine.co.uk/magazine/crime… @prospect_uk 1 hour ago
- RT @J_Bloodworth: Behind the headlines: Is it really a ‘shock’ drop in violent crime? leftfootforward.org/2014/04/behind… 1 hour ago
- RT @FuturistGraeme: The Three Paradoxes Of Generation Y - Lynda Gratton ow.ly/w41DY #geny 1 hour ago
- RT @EconBizFin: Meet the new losers of China, the Diaosi-a term that literally translates as "male pubic hair" econ.st/1icWkjI http:… 1 hour ago
- RT @workessence: Post - Generation: dead #generationblah #cohortblah #workplaceblogs #hrblogs enough, already workessence.com/generation-dea… 1 hour ago
- Comparative recovery
- The social media pillory
- More freelancers than public employees: Is that really a Good Thing?
- Waiting in vain for the rebound
- Is the state shrinking?
- The working poor and the welfare cap
- Public finances: The picture is largely unchanged
- Is wealth inequality just getting back to normal?
- Bob Crow
- What happens when the pensions run out?
- Work in 2030: Even more precarious than it is now
- The 4G workplace
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)