- RT @WickedGood: Seen at my daughter's classroom. Simple enough that second graders can understand it. Adults not so much. http://t.co/Cc9TM… 44 minutes ago
- @dougshaw1 One for you: wp.me/p3uYA-2aM #PirateDay 55 minutes ago
- @RicoS1953 S and E English-speaking from late Middle ages. N & W Gaelic. @TheEconomist 55 minutes ago
- A wee trace of the old Highland Line here? econ.st/1tuTWyP http://t.co/Jd95AETJ3O Via @TheEconomist 1 hour ago
- RT @TheEconomist: China is trying to build a new world order, starting in Asia econ.st/1ueMIwW http://t.co/K5j3ezpJYN 1 hour ago
- RT @FT: FREE TO READ: 8 top economists discuss ways to jump-start wage growth on.ft.com/1u6qPn1 pic.twitter.com/tzSu6GoOz9 1 hour ago
- @LarchLucy Fortunately, your contemporaries will have less capacity too. 1 hour ago
- RT @prospect_uk: "You can’t keep giving all the goodies to Scotland simply because they shout the loudest” prospectmagazine.co.uk/blogs/prospect… 1 hour ago
- @LarchLucy I couldn't do that level of alcohol these days. 1 hour ago
- Blogged: 9 thoughts on the referendum result wp.me/p3uYA-2aB 1 hour ago
- @jamesosh Easier to motivate people when it's a clear and immediate question. @benatipsosmori 1 hour ago
- Pirate Day joke wp.me/p3uYA-2aM #PirateDay 1 hour ago
- 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
- 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
Monthly Archives: June 2008
Or so says the CBI’s Katja Hall in her response to the government’s proposed Equality Bill. On the subject of compulsory equal pay audits, she said: They are very expensive and very time-consuming. Pay gaps are not the result of discrimination … Continue reading
There’s an interview in the Guardian with Mike Turley, the head of the public sector consulting practice at Toilet and Douche. A lot of what he says rings true from my experience of working in the public sector. In which management … Continue reading
Laurie Ruettimann is at the SHRM conference. For British readers, that’s the US equivalent of the CIPD. That woman has natural comic talent; she can even make an HR conference sound funny. The party culture of HR is weird. Get … Continue reading
Research by employment law advisers Peninsula found that two-thirds of job applicants had tried to hide their accents durning interviews and that most employers knew of cases where people had been discriminated against because of the way they spoke. We should take … Continue reading
Alistair Darling and Mervyn King have called for pay restraint and warned of an inflationary spiral if wages and prices increase. Angry Alice is having none of it though: The plea is almost certainly a hopeless one. Back in the 1970s, when pay … Continue reading
Now you don’t often see terms like ‘pikey’ on an HR blog but Guru has leapt to the defence of motor-racing commentator Martin Brundle, who remarked: There are some pikeys there at turn 10 putting tarmac down – what do … Continue reading
A conversation between an HR manager and a group of line managers. It’s appraisal time again and the scene is the appraisal and objective setting workshop where the process is explained for the umpteenth time to managers who have worked for … Continue reading