- RT @JohnRentoul: "For every pound UK banks lend to manufacturers, they lend £36 to home-buyers" @FlipChartRick stumblingandmumbling.typepad.com/stumbling_and_… 4 hours ago
- RT @jorgensundberg: Science Says If You Want to Be Smarter, Dress Better bit.ly/1KTmwAD http://t.co/X7PSRZg928 4 hours ago
- @duncanbHR Disturbed by the number of otherwise reasonable people taking this piece seriously. 4 hours ago
- RT @Independent: Black woman defends the Confederate flag, saying it 'represents freedom' ind.pn/1NyPwOZ http://t.co/hiufFVmTTO 4 hours ago
- The only time you'll see a cat in a sink is when it's too damned hot everywhere else. twitter.com/holland_tom/st… 5 hours ago
- RT @JohnRentoul: Fair enough. They couldn't have fitted "rich" in there. http://t.co/OOQ9JTkHOp 5 hours ago
- Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Slaves. #July4 twitter.com/drhonor/status… 5 hours ago
- RT @ebruenig: Let's celebrate Independence Day by getting real about the garb legacy of John Locke jacobinmag.com/2015/06/locke-… 5 hours ago
- Is saying "just" just demeaning? businessinsider.com/former-google-… 6 hours ago
- I know I said we were broke but there's a spare £1bn up here for inheritance tax. http://t.co/07Nop06tNX 6 hours ago
- RT @Jodatu: Everything You Wanted To Know About Productivity, But Were Afraid To Ask ... wp.me/p4nKAS-Nh via @Jodatu #Wimbledon 6 hours ago
- RT @prospect_uk: Vicky Pryce "Greece should probably never have joined the euro" read the full article here prospectmagazine.co.uk/world/greek-cr… @IamVick… 6 hours ago
- 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!
- Trash Can Radio
- What will your powerhouse do for you?
- Inequality in the UK
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy
- How different is Scotland?
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Monthly Archives: April 2008
Not long ago the papers were complaining about the impact of large scale immigration from Eastern Europe. Now, there are fears that the Poles and others are heading for home as the exchange rate and the UK’s economy make working here … Continue reading
Once again, one of Laurie Ruettimann’s posts has left me struggling with North American nomenclature. A Valedictorian is, apparently, the student who makes the final speech at the graduation ceremony. There is, it seems, a whole palaver surrounding the election or selection of … Continue reading
Bad luck, folks, I haven’t been run over by a bus, I just had a breakdown in communication with my ISP which made them think I wanted to cancel my account. All sorted now and no harm done. This book review in … Continue reading
Via HR Zone I discovered HR with Guts. What a great title for a blog. This piece on giving bad news caught my eye. As Jan Hills says, most of the training managers are given on this subject focuses on dealing with … Continue reading
I always spell her name wrong at the first attempt but, even so, Laurie Reuttiman’s blog is always good for a funny story. This one made me laugh. Years ago, before I was married, my father-in-law asked me, “What is Human Resources? What do you … Continue reading
Earlier this week, the bosses of banks like HSBC, Barclays, HBOS and RBS, together with leading investment bankers and hedge fund managers, trooped in to see Gordon Brown and demanded that the government ‘do something’ about the credit crunch. Sure … Continue reading
These HR-is-rubbish articles seem to be coming thick and fast. The most recent, published in last Thursday’s Times Higher Education, was written by David Colquhoun, a professor of pharmacology at University College London. He accuses HR of peddling gobbledegook and … Continue reading