- RT @MJCarty: Austerity bites as private sector pay rises above the public sector for the first time since 2010 (via Independent): http://t.… 43 minutes ago
- What happens when the pensions dry up? wp.me/p3uYA-1Y1 59 minutes ago
- RT @patrickjbutler: Councils using controversial lie detector tests to catch benefit fraudsters gu.com/p/3ndgf/tw << "closer to astrol… 13 hours ago
- RT @JohnRentoul: Best RT of Yesterday @Iearnsomething This is where the Great Wall of China ends. http://t.co/8vU4LlFUXY 13 hours ago
- RT @anonmugwump: Outrageous, if this wasn't on the BBC, I'd think it was EDL propaganda: plot to make schools Islamic m.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-englan… 14 hours ago
- RT @JaneDudman1: Thanks! @FlipChartRick You're right, I don't usually get cross gu.com/p/3nc3c/tw 15 hours ago
- RT @FullFact: Zero-hours contracts: do new figures show a sharp rise in their use? fullfact.org/economy/zero_h… 18 hours ago
- RT @LSEEuroppblog: Not all ethnic Russians in Crimea have a political affinity with Moscow bit.ly/1dluZhG 21 hours ago
- @JaneDudman1, who doesn't usually get cross, gets cross buff.ly/1fN0OCr #InternationalWomensDay 21 hours ago
- RT @RenegadeEcon: The slow death of Silicon Roundabout gu.com/p/3nb9d/tw via @guardian 21 hours ago
- Class more important than age when it comes to wealth gu.com/p/3ndvp/tw Well I'm staggered... #GenerationBlah 22 hours ago
- @octaviusblack I've never been in any doubt. Frustrating lack of detail in the FT piece though. 22 hours ago
- What happens when the pensions dry up?
- 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: 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)