- RT @HR_Gem: Just seen on a job advert. 'It is not our policy to acknowledge applications'. Change your bloody policy then. You don't deserv… 2 hours ago
- RT @went1955: Burned out and overworked — occasional links & commentary — is.gd/qba8kB http://t.co/D11N6fNPwW 3 hours ago
- RT @FT: A prison ID in one hand - and a CFO award in the other: Andrew Fastow (ex #Enron) addresses #CampAlphaville on.ft.com/1Jxxqip 3 hours ago
- RT @jeffwren1960: @FlipChartRick and loss of many others incomes! I lost job with Arthur Andersen as result and took 13 months to get back … 4 hours ago
- @matt_leach Yep. 5 hours ago
- RT @AnjliRaval: Fastow:if everyone understands the rules and knows how to manipulate the rules, it's fair game right? #campalphaville http:… 6 hours ago
- RT @OilSheppard: Former Enron CFO Fastow: "When a lot of people do it and the rules allow it" often trumps ethics #campalphaville http://t.… 6 hours ago
- RT @AnjliRaval: Fastow: I got this trophy and my prison ID for doing the same deals #campalphaville http://t.co/JpT4j6hFr1 6 hours ago
- @matt_leach @resi_analyst Really good. Pity about the video & pic ban. 6 hours ago
- RT @izakaminska: Fastow reminds everyone that Greek panic started because of Greek off-balance sheet financing done by Goldman Sachs #campa… 6 hours ago
- @matt_leach @resi_analyst Beer at 6? 6 hours ago
- RT @humenm: A worked example of an Enron spe financing deal from former Enron CFO. #campalphaville http://t.co/64dphLZplH 6 hours ago
- 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?
- Labour lost the economic argument 5 years ago
- The deficit: much tougher than it looked
Monthly Archives: October 2009
I have long believed that sexual relationships between work colleagues are best avoided. The unholy mess at Aviva, gleefully reported at HR With Balls, only reinforces my view.
This is one of the best things I have ever seen on YouTube. They’re called Lulu and the Lampshades and, as far as I can tell, they are from London. They are playing at the ICA in London on 6 November, … Continue reading
There are a number of golden rules to follow when preparing for difficult meetings. If you are going to say something which will make you really unpopular, make sure you are prepared, know all your facts and can reel them … Continue reading
It’s almost six months since the Treasury’s Operational Efficiency Programme published its recommendations. At the time, I was doubtful about the extent to which public sector organisations would be willing to cut costs by sharing back office functions but there have been some … Continue reading
A few years ago I was doing some coaching on performance management for chief executives of NHS trusts. When I put the question ‘Who is your boss?’ to the group it provoked a long discussion. The CEOs were unsure whether their … Continue reading
‘Household economics’ is a term I’ve heard used a few times recently in the debate over government debt and public spending. It’s usually used by those who argue that government debt isn’t as big a deal as some are making … Continue reading
One of the tricks of being a successful journalist is being able to write confidently and with the impression of authority on subjects about which you know next to nothing. Sathnam Sanghera admits that he has never dealt with anyone in … Continue reading