- RT @joesarling: A grim picture painted by @BenChu_ for anyone aged under 30 in the UK today independent.co.uk/voices/comment… 3 hours ago
- "New Labour was the most redistributive government this country has ever had" twitter.com/iMcKenzied/sta… 3 hours ago
- RT @CommentAwards: Deadline approaches... Who's YOUR Indy Blogger of the Year? commentawards.com. @robinlustig, @FlipChartRick + @brok… 7 hours ago
- Fact or hype: Do predictive workforce analytics actually work? visier.com/tech-insights/… via @visieranalytics 13 hours ago
- @Walmerian Where were the numbers from Graham? 18 hours ago
- RT @stefanstern: "Those dismissing Mr Corbyn with contempt exemplify how little the mainstream western left has to say" John Lloyd FT http… 18 hours ago
- RT @Gilesyb: Fix UK pensions, then stop fiddling- ft.com/cms/s/0/45b958… There is one obvious reform 18 hours ago
- @stianwestlake @DuncanWeldon Great piece. Must follow up on this at some point. flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2012/05/12/pun… 19 hours ago
- @DuncanWeldon That would be interesting. Have we reached peak microbrewing? @imogenaowalford @Morkins @Edsbrown 19 hours ago
- RT @MaryRiddell: Shrewd take by @sunny_hundal The Blairites don’t know why they’ve lost control of the Labour party labourlist.org/2015/07/the-bl… 1 day ago
- @DuncanWeldon @Edsbrown You're making me thirsty. 1 day ago
- @DuncanWeldon I've been drinking craft beer for years but I don't have a beard and my tweed jacket fits me. 1 day ago
- Will employers’ gender pay gap figures tell us anything new?
- The financialisation of slavery
- Osborne wobbles but 2020 is still a big ask
- Feeding the property addiction
- Grab a graduate
- Productivity stuck on auto-creep
- There’s a bit about Fastow’s hero-to-zero story I still don’t get
- The rise or fall of management
- Cutting in-work benefits: right-wingers think it’s a bad idea too
- Work-shy dole scroungers – so last century
- How big a problem is the UK’s public debt?
- Is a £12bn welfare cut achievable? Only with a big pay rise!
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)