- RT @Independent: How Canada's 58-year-old Sergeant-at-Arms killed the Ottawa shooting suspect ind.pn/1ru2SiR http://t.co/PlPGu1utNs 1 hour ago
- RT @politicshome: Tomorrow’s Independent on Sunday front page: Millions face years on breadline http://t.co/nAqwO4vNqv 1 hour ago
- RT @4ever_eighties: "Clocks go back an hour tonight, so if Leeds appoint a new manager at 1.30 am, they could actually sack him half an hou… 1 hour ago
- RT @WubeyOneKenobi: Putting clocks back and forward is very silly. Not to mention a massive pain in the arse 1 hour ago
- @Independent If the clocks don't go forward in March, we'll stay on GMT. Sloppy article. @UoMhistdept 1 hour ago
- @VeryBritishDude Grauniad probably not your usual weekend read but I think you'll like this: gu.com/p/427hg/tw 2 hours ago
- Old #DrWho: Great plots, rubbish effects. New #DrWho: Great effects, rubbish plots. 3 hours ago
- RT @jkbloodtreasure: 'Ukraine’s ancestors...had a dominant DNA code of R1a1. They fought mammoths' theatlantic.com/international/… 5 hours ago
- RT @tonyloyd2: Two superb and frightening articles on the jobs market by @Frances_Coppola coppolacomment.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/bifurc… and @FlipChartRick http://… 5 hours ago
- RT @noelito: Come up with ideas that either tackle the underlying problem that’s creating the loops bit.ly/1pgvw7e http://t.co/WwhM… 6 hours ago
- @AnnabelR4HR He's got people who've been working for fifty years No one asks for more money cuz nobody dares 6 hours ago
- RT @AnnabelR4HR: Over half of British workers too scared to ask for pay rise ow.ly/DeYHK #HR 6 hours ago
- Lost decade? We used to dream of a lost decade!
- 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
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)