- RT @conortdarcy: Self-employed & pensions - they're less likely to be saving, mainly cos they can't afford to resolutionfoundation.org/publications/t… http:/… 3 hours ago
- RT @resfoundation: Our Director vacancy closes this Sunday, more information and details of how to apply can be found here: http://t.co/o87… 3 hours ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: @resfoundation @BusinessDesk Can something stall that hasn't taken off ... http://t.co/AJDxnYEcnM 4 hours ago
- RT @resfoundation: Good analysis of household incomes across the UK by @BenChu_ in the @Independent today independent.co.uk/news/business/… 4 hours ago
- RT @resfoundation: Good article on productivity puzzle in @EconEconomics economist.com/news/britain/2…. Read more from @JonVanReenen in RF book ht… 4 hours ago
- RT @FT: FT asks: Do #wearables change the way we work? Have you ever been tracked by your employer? Tell us your story http://t.co/dF3EveGY… 4 hours ago
- @jeremyfreynolds twitter.com/BBGAfrica/stat… 4 hours ago
- RT @Telegraph: Lucifer cleared of wrongdoing by Fifa committee as Blatter awards 2026 World Cup to Hell telegraph.co.uk/sport/football… http://t.co/… 4 hours ago
- RT @bswud: Anglophone colonialism led to persistently higher salience of ethnic identity over Francophone colonialism cega.berkeley.edu/assets/miscell… 4 hours ago
- @eureferendum @cjsnowdon It's about 24 years since I last tried that. 4 hours ago
- RT @tomashirstecon: How a Geneva-based commodity trader became the largest exporter of Russian oil read.bi/1GFWQYM http://t.co/jPPqr… 4 hours ago
- The great 24 hour drinking panic iea.org.uk/blog/the-great… 10 years on and the sky hasn't fallen in. Via @cjsnowdon 4 hours ago
- What will your powerhouse do for you?
- Inequality in the UK
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy
- How different is Scotland?
- Labour lost the economic argument 5 years ago
- The deficit: much tougher than it looked
- Are the Conservatives ideologically driven state-shrinkers?
- The Tories and welfare: Machiavellian or just muddling through?
- Recovery: Was that it?
- Low productivity: don’t blame the workforce
- Startups and the productivity puzzle
- David Nicholson is right: The NHS will need more money
Monthly Archives: July 2007
Earlier this month I wrote about a friend of mine checking the Facebook entries of prospective graduate trainees. It appears that this practice is more common than I realised. Recruitment firm Joslin Rowe surveyed 53 companies and found that 20% of … Continue reading
Here’s something that occurred to me today. Motivational speakers are a bit like diet books. If they really worked, you’d only need to see one, then you’d be sorted for the rest of your life. There are hundreds of motivational … Continue reading
In an earlier post I discussed the work dress-code nightmare. One management consultant has become so distressed by the arrival of a new boss who insists on dressing down that he has written to Lucy Kellaway’s problem page. It’s not just … Continue reading
Going by some of the comments about consultants in previous threads, the Corporate Whore can expect little sympathy from some of this blog’s readers. That said, his blog is entertaining and well-written. It also reminds me of the happy years I spent … Continue reading
As Edgar Schein told us in 1985 , leaders embed culture in organisations by their actions. In other words, people look at what leaders do and what they reward, rather than what they say, and behave accordingly. It has become a hackneyed cliche … Continue reading
Following on from yesterday’s post, Bob Sutton has come up with an Arsehole Test to go with his new book You answer True or False to statements like: You secretly enjoy watching other people suffer and squirm. You believe that … Continue reading
When someone in academia says what I’ve been saying for years and turns it into a “breakthrough idea”, I feel partly vindicated but also a bit hacked off that I didn’t think of writing the article and marketing the idea … Continue reading