Keep yourself nice this Xmas
Tie askew, ladders in stockings, smeared makeup… the Christmas party can be the best networking opportunity of the year, or it can be a messy, messy downfall. Here’s how to stay classy this Xmas.
The case for hiring ex-offenders
There are pros and cons to hiring those with a criminal record according to one expert – is it something you’ve done or would do?
Job role impacts engagement: Fact or fiction?
Gallup research over several years has revealed a correlation between an employee’s occupation and engagement level.
Weighty issues: female only cabin crew
An Indian airline is focused on female-only hiring – they say the weight difference will save them $500k a year.
Foster a culture of ‘intrapreneurialism’
By encouraging a culture of ‘intrapreneurialism,’ big organisations could help their employees drive innovation and growth, and ultimately boost the economy.
'A Stupidity-Based Theory of Organisations'
A Swedish professor has written an article highlighting the usefulness, albeit limited, of a certain degree of stupidity in an organisation.
The joys of recruitment
Management blogger Alison Green recently asked her community of readers to share some of the weirdest things that job interviewees had done.
Mediocre degrees and recreational drugs: best practice hiring?
In a recent column published in the Spectator, Rory Sutherland, vice-chairman of Ogilvy group, lamented the studiousness of today’s youth.
Seat staff at a round table
New research shows that King Arthur was on to something when he sat his knights at a round table.
More evidence of the work-life merge
“The boundaries of the workplace are expanding and now reach deeper into employees’ lives, especially now that mobile technology is taken for granted.”