- RT @tonywilsonCESI: Great blog from our @PaulBivandCESI, how we've hit 'record' employment due to pensions reform. The forgotten reform? ht… 3 hours ago
- RT @politico: Barack Obama weighs in on Scotland vote: politi.co/1u9zn8W 3 hours ago
- ICYMI: Breaking up the UK - everyone's a loser wp.me/p3uYA-2aj 3 hours ago
- @KateGL @David_Goddin @dds180 Who was he cursing at? 3 hours ago
- @Gonk1980 @terencecallacha @jdportes @Effiedeans Not even playing the man. Just making stuff up. 4 hours ago
- RT @Heresy_Corner: There's something deliciously ironic about Scots nationalists telling Shetland it has no right to self-determination htt… 5 hours ago
- Blogged: Breaking up the UK - everyone's a loser wp.me/p3uYA-2aj 6 hours ago
- @dds180 As long as you don't start growling at me. @KateGL @alicempatterson 7 hours ago
- @PreachyPreach @JonnElledge Nah, that was the Norman Conquest. wp.me/p3uYA-9l 8 hours ago
- @johnb78 I found the argument interesting, though some of the factoids are up for challenge. @bengoldacre 8 hours ago
- @bengoldacre Most of those "blinded by post imperial nationalism" are in the South-East, apparently: opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/ada… 9 hours ago
- "Scotland isn't different, it's Britain that's bizarre" opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/ada… Some iffy factoids but an interesting argument. 9 hours ago
- 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?
- The spirit of the age
- Why is the gender pay gap higher for management jobs?
- The self-employment earnings timebomb
- Britain’s management problem
- Italian tragedy
- Economy in ‘wait and see’ mode
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Monthly Archives: April 2008
Not long ago the papers were complaining about the impact of large scale immigration from Eastern Europe. Now, there are fears that the Poles and others are heading for home as the exchange rate and the UK’s economy make working here … Continue reading
Once again, one of Laurie Ruettimann’s posts has left me struggling with North American nomenclature. A Valedictorian is, apparently, the student who makes the final speech at the graduation ceremony. There is, it seems, a whole palaver surrounding the election or selection of … Continue reading
Bad luck, folks, I haven’t been run over by a bus, I just had a breakdown in communication with my ISP which made them think I wanted to cancel my account. All sorted now and no harm done. This book review in … Continue reading
Via HR Zone I discovered HR with Guts. What a great title for a blog. This piece on giving bad news caught my eye. As Jan Hills says, most of the training managers are given on this subject focuses on dealing with … Continue reading
I always spell her name wrong at the first attempt but, even so, Laurie Reuttiman’s blog is always good for a funny story. This one made me laugh. Years ago, before I was married, my father-in-law asked me, “What is Human Resources? What do you … Continue reading
Earlier this week, the bosses of banks like HSBC, Barclays, HBOS and RBS, together with leading investment bankers and hedge fund managers, trooped in to see Gordon Brown and demanded that the government ‘do something’ about the credit crunch. Sure … Continue reading
These HR-is-rubbish articles seem to be coming thick and fast. The most recent, published in last Thursday’s Times Higher Education, was written by David Colquhoun, a professor of pharmacology at University College London. He accuses HR of peddling gobbledegook and … Continue reading