- RT @HRZone: All the best #HR content from HRZone over the last few days, including: "A checklist saved your live." ow.ly/usv8c 32 minutes ago
- RT @TimReplied: It's about the checklists!! - Any company can copy the keystone of Apple’s design process qz.com/183861 via @qz 33 minutes ago
- @duncanbHR I blogged on this theme a while ago. flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2012/02/13/doe… flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2012/10/25/632… 1 hour ago
- RT @duncanbHR: CMI articles 3: 'Does management really work?', most mgmnt poor, improve perf mgt and pay and get big incs in margins http:/… 1 hour ago
- RT @ACJSissons: Exciting day for fans of economic geography - new sub-regional productivity data up to 2012 is out: ons.gov.uk/ons/publicatio… 1 hour ago
- @KateGL BTW I can't DM you since I accidentally blocked you. 1 hour ago
- @MervynDinnen @dougshaw1 I must catch up with that. Did you see @jules_birch piece? julesbirch.wordpress.com/2014/03/10/min… 1 hour ago
- RT @CIPDManchester: A live blog of @PerryTimms talk - HR 2020 - kingfishercoaching.com/hr-2020-what-h… #megatrends 1 hour ago
- @KateGL Spring is coming so I'm feeling upbeat. 1 hour ago
- RT @JonathanHaynes: Co-op accepts chief executive Euan Sutherland's resignation bit.ly/1lRDfL1 1 hour ago
- @getBils Unlikely under this government though. 1 hour ago
- @getBils If Shakespeare could make words up.... 1 hour ago
- What happens when the pensions run out?
- 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: April 2010
The US Army is experiencing something of a backlash against PowerPoint after creating the ‘World’s worst PowerPoint slide’ to illustrate its strategy in Afghanistan. It probably isn’t the world’s worst slide; there must be hundreds of equally crap ones sitting on … Continue reading
As Marina Hyde notes, what should have been the main story of the day, the fact that the public finances are in the crap and the politicians don’t want to talk about it, has been blown away by Gordon Brown’s silly … Continue reading
I’ve now had time to read the judgement in the Sharon Shoesmith case and, while I was wrong about the outcome, it seems that I wasn’t as wrong as I initially thought. The judge ruled against Ms Shoesmith’s application for a judicial … Continue reading
The High Court is due to give its judgement on Sharon Shoesmith’s dismissal today. Unfortunately, I shall be out of the country when it does. When I first questioned the soundness of Ms Shoesmith’s sacking and Ofsted’s sudden volte-face, the media witch-hunt … Continue reading
With a few notable exceptions, most senior executives are not very good at public speaking, by which I mean real public speaking, not just standing up and droning through a Powerpoint presentation. One of the main reasons for this is … Continue reading
There was precious little discussion about the UK’s deficit in last night’s TV election debate. Hardly surprising given that politicians have spent months trying to dodge all the difficult questions. Too much work and not enough blogging time has left … Continue reading
The Conservatives say they can get £12 billion more efficiency savings out of the public sector than the government has claimed. They have recruited Martin Read, the author of the Operational Efficiency Programme (OEP), to tell them how. The politicians’ … Continue reading
Bob Crow made a complete prat of himself on Radio 4 this morning. Responding to Network Rail’s successful challenge to his union’s proposed strike he somehow managed, with a bizarre combination of obfuscation and aggression, to completely fail to get his point across. The … Continue reading