Daily Archives: January 31, 2011

The language police are a force for good

Since I shall spend the rest of this article attacking this book, I should say at once that it is well worth reading. It is crisply written, amusing, informative and thought-provoking. Anyone interested in the English language and its history … Continue reading

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It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.  Voltaire (1694 – 1778)

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Even God cannot change the past.  Agathon (448 BC – 400 BC)

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Manchester City FC sets new goals for HR

Case study: Football fan supports club pension Heather Ludlam, hospitality administration manager at Manchester City Football Club, is responsible for the team that processes bookings for boxes and restaurants during matches. Ludlam has been working at the club for four … Continue reading

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Bringing the human touch to online recruitment

With scores or even hundreds of applicants for every position, recruiters are under pressure to automate the selection process using web applications, followed by computerised CV-sifting. But does it miss out the gems – and can the duds bluff their … Continue reading

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Employers reveal their secrets of sustainability

Top employers at the heart of the CIPD’s Shaping the Future programmeshared their “real-life experiences” of delivering sustainable performance at the CIPD’s Employee Engagement conference yesterday. HR professionals from the Big Lottery Fund (BIG), Standard Chartered Bank and Pfizer – three organisations … Continue reading

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