- @leftoutside No. Should I? Good map here: filipspagnoli.wordpress.com/2010/12/10/hum… 2 hours ago
- @leftoutside Stalin drew borders then moved people to fit them. 2 hours ago
- RT @DMReporter: NO QUESTIONS ASKED: Jewish socialist gives free food to 5,000 - without even checking if they’re poor. 2 hours ago
- @MWStory Ah, you've been to Bedfordshire then.... 2 hours ago
- RT @TomChivers: A thoughtful, balanced piece on the reality of foodbanks in the FT blogs.ft.com/off-message/20… apologies: can't remember who twe… 3 hours ago
- RT @businessinsider: CHART: There's a shocking connection between eating more chocolate and winning the Nobel Prize read.bi/1i04dhq … 3 hours ago
- Interesting piece on Conservative attitudes to Russia: leftfootforward.org/2014/04/why-co… 3 hours ago
- So it's Hitler's birthday but there is nothing in this astrology stuff, OK? flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2011/04/21/tau… 3 hours ago
- RT @TrussellTrust: We're blown away by the response to the Daily Mail article on Twitter! Over £15,000 raised for Trussell Trust's Easter a… 4 hours ago
- RT @flashboy: That Mail on Sunday article attacking food banks made the number of public donations to the Trussell Trust rise 500% http://t… 4 hours ago
- RT @tylercowen: "Since 2000, Italian salaries have grown more in those sectors in which productivity has increased less." http://t.co/rPiKK… 4 hours ago
- Interesting pos on self-employment from @BenedictDel rsablogs.org.uk/category/enter… On point 2, professionals can be odd-jobbers too. 4 hours 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)