- #FF @MigObs: No one should bang on about immigration without reading their stuff. 13 minutes ago
- New research on migration by @MigObs: migrationobservatory.ox.ac.uk/projects/elect… 15 minutes ago
- Great to get a complimentary copy of @ukipcookbook from @MarcBWill last night. Very funny book. 17 minutes ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: @BenChu_ And from @ONS today, substantial proportion of workers still with falling wages ... http://t.co/6m2qTFv5VF 33 minutes ago
- RT @MigObs: 'Migration in the Election', new @MigObs project with data at the local level for 2015 UK election discussion http://t.co/D2lhI… 38 minutes ago
- @emi1ycrawford Good to meet you and youngster too. @Frances_Coppola 44 minutes ago
- RT @MJCarty: @HRTinker Mainly coping with my quite sensitive head after attending @FlipChartRick's tweet-up last night (Luckily, I have the… 46 minutes ago
- @MJCarty I was, though as ever, didn't get a proper chat with a lot of people. Lots suggesting I do it again next year. 46 minutes ago
- @MJCarty I need to write something about this at some point. 50 minutes ago
- @freecloud Good to meet you too. Thanks for coming. @Frances_Coppola 51 minutes ago
- @KevinJBall You certainly were. @MJCarty 52 minutes ago
- @fionamcbride @MJCarty @nicky_t @steevXIII @jo_winstanley @MervynDinnen @RafaDavies Thanks for coming folks. 56 minutes ago
- Blog celebration update
- The rise and fall of the rich pensioner
- Why are the older generations richer?
- The lucky half-century
- Strikes: monsters that are almost extinct
- Global ageing: From pyramid to beehive in 100 years
- The fall of the skilled worker
- Blog celebration
- NHS on course to run out of money by 2020
- UK self-employment: success story or basket case?
- 12 billion flying pigs
- The future of work: Tech Yeah! vs Tech Meh!
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)